posted 2nd June 2021
the latest June 2021 Bugle is here
With a population of around 380,Beckingham is situated about 6 miles East of Newark (Notts) in the county of Lincolnshire, just off the A17 between Newark and Sleaford, surrounded by wonderful countryside. The parish covers about 2,000 acres and includes the hamlet of Sutton, about one mile south of the village of Beckingham.
The village dates back to Roman times and although not mentioned in the Doomsday book, the settlement of Holme is mentioned, (now Holme Spinney) the boundaries of which included Beckingham, Fenton and Stragglethorpe.