A friend sent me this pictorial brain teaser to fend off brain freeze. It didn’t work. Each graphic represents a country; although I started off quite well, the geographical fog soon came down and I’m a long way off completion.  See how well you get on and let the blog know your answers, even if …

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Posted on: 27, March, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous

Sadly, The Newsletter  will not be appearing through the letterboxes of the village this month, however the April edition can be viewed online via the website www.walkington-news.org. It serves as a sharp reminder of just how radically our lives have been impacted in such a short period of time, with so much of the content …

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Posted on: 27, March, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

COVID-19 STAY HOME, STAY SAFE Walkington Parish Council is backing the Government In line with Government advice on public gatherings and self-isolation all meetings of the Parish Council are cancelled for an estimated period of 12-weeks, or until further notice. This includes the Annual Parish Meeting on 7th April 2020  This decision has not been …

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Posted on: 23, March, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

Dear All We thought it might be useful to provide an update on where we think we are with regards cancellations and playing bowls at Walkington in the 2020 season. The Humberside secretary has informed us that they have cancelled all EBF and EBA competitions, individual and teams. The Hull and District Ladies league has …

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Posted on: 23, March, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Norman Castle! The name of Norman Castle will be well known to many of the older residents of Walkington and, in fact, it was Norman who we have to thank for starting ‘The Newsletter’ in 1960. Norman, and his wife Joan, left the village in 1971 and moved to Ripley, near Harrogate, however Norman is …

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Posted on: 22, March, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

In line with yesterday’s latest Coronavirus guidelines, it is with sadness that I inform everyone that the Village Hall is now closed for the foreseeable future. Most groups and organisation had already cancelled their activities and I thank everyone for being so supportive during this tricky time.   I take this opportunity to thank the …

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Posted on: 22, March, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

There’s a sight you don’t see very often on a Sunday lunchtime, a big red tractor, pulling a trailer full of muck in Teal Close. And judging by the number of bags of muck being dispensed the gardens in the Village will be bursting with colour this summer. The occasion was the Beverley Young Farmers …

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Posted on: 17, March, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

My wife and I, and two friends, attended the Little Wold Vineyard wine tasting event at the village hall in Bishop Burton on Monday evening (9th) and we sampled four of the wines produced at Little Wold Vineyard, South Cave. South Cave!! Surely, the sun doesn’t shine long enough in South Cave, in what is …

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Posted on: 14, March, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General