The stages for the Tour De Yorkshire 2020 have been announced and this year Le Tour will not, unfortunately, pass through Walkington, although the first stage of the race, will start in Beverley. The race will be held between the 30th April and 3rd May 2020. The stages are: Stage 1 Beverley to Redcar on …

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Posted on: 10, February, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

A blog reader was sorting out a cupboard when she found this story about a resident of Walkington. It was written in 1963, and fortunately, she contacted the blog to see if it would be of any interest. Thanks Christine – it certainly is. Many residents of Walkington have their owner story about Oliver Cromwell …

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Posted on: 29, January, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

Th next meeting of the Walkington Parish Council will be held in the Methodist Church Hall on 4th February 2020 at 7:00pm Agenda 20.02.01 Apologies for Absence 20.02.02 Declarations of Interest 20.02.03 Matters for Ward Councillors Application 03/06008/PLF 97 East End Drains on Kirk Lane Bishop Burton School Bus Flooding 20.02.04 Public Participation  20.02.05 Chairman’s …

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Posted on: 28, January, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

This update is a little late due to my recent holiday which meant I was unable to attend the quiz. The latest round of the Village Quiz was held on the 17th January 2020 in the village hall. The teams competing in the Winners Semi Final were the Newsletter, All Hallows Church and the Pantomime …

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

The next meeting of the Walkington Parish Council will be held on 7th January 2020 in the Methodist Church starting at 7:00pm. Agenda 20.01.01 Apologies for Absence 20.01.02 Declarations of Interest 20.01.03 Matters for Ward Councillors Amended Application 03/06008/PLF 97 East End Community Led Housing Commuted Sums Village Footpaths Drains on Kirk Lane Flooding Cyclists …

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Posted on: 30, December, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

Mistletoe by Walter de la Mare Mistletoe Sitting under the mistletoe (Pale-green, fairy mistletoe), One last candle burning low, All the sleepy dancers gone, Just one candle burning on, Shadows lurking everywhere: Some one came, and kissed me there. Tired I was; my head would go Nodding under the mistletoe (Pale-green, fairy mistletoe), No footsteps …

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Posted on: 20, December, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

Last Friday (13th,) the Christmas round of the Village Quiz took place, along with the All Hallows Church Christmas Raffle for the Church fabric fund and what an extraordinary night it was. The teams taking part in the quiz were The Pantomime Players, the Awesome Foursome and the Sherwood and Waudby Charity. Each team is …

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Posted on: 19, December, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General