Friday night (20th) saw the start of the Walkington Village Quiz season. Unfortunately, I was only able to attend at the end of the quiz to take the photo of this month’s winner’s. It sounds like the quiz was a close run contest judging by the score. The winner’s were the Newsletter on 59 points, …

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Posted on: 23, October, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Walkington Bowls Club held its annual presentation dinner at the Fergie on 17th October 2017 and the trophies were presented to the winners and runners up of the club competitions. All the finals were held over the Bank Holiday weekend in August and a full list of the competitions and winners can be found …

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Posted on: 21, October, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Uncategorized

The blog has been requested by the Parish Council to post the following event.   On the 11th and 12th November at North Ferriby Village Hall we will be running our yearly “Hull and East Yorkshire Villagers at War” event to commemorate soldiers that lost their lives in World War One and Two.   We …

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Posted on: 19, October, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Posted by Mary Wells Roz Jordan-Jackson with her winning painting ‘River Valley’ from the recent Walkington DAPPAs exhibition  ‘A Brush with Culture’ which raised over £620 for HERIB and Parkinson’s  UK.   Editor’s Note: Well done Roz and well done to the Walkington DAPPA group for raising over £620 for the two designated charities. Hope …

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Posted on: 6, October, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: Art
Parish Council

The next meeting of the  Walkington Parish Council will be held in the Methodist Church School Room on Tuesday 3 October 2017 at 7.30 pm.                                                 AGENDA  APOLOGIES DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST (Any Member or Officer with a pecuniary interest in any  item on the Agenda for this meeting may declare that interest under this item or …

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Posted on: 1, October, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

Last Saturday (23rd) I had the pleasure of attending the Art Exhibition, ‘A Brush With Culture’ in the Methodist Church Hall. This is the third year the event has been held and judging by the turnout of some 150 people, it looks like the exhibition is well established in the Walkington Calendar. The exhibition features …

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Posted on: 29, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

Posted by Claire I’m still in shock. As a finalist of the Hull Daily Mail Charity Champion I was delighted to know the Bundles of Joy work was being recognised. However, on attending the awards dinner last week I was actually presented with the Charity Champion winners certificate. I was amazed, very humbled and very …

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Posted on: 25, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Well what a day  for Walkington (13th Sept) and what a big news day for the blog. I had the opportunity today to watch the installation of the new telecoms mast on Northlands Farm. With the sun shining and the remnants of Storm Aileen blowing around our ears the new mast went up like clockwork. …

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Posted on: 14, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

   Drawing and Painting for Pleasure Artists (DAPPAs) Artists who take classes in drawing and painting under the tuition of Mary Wells at Walkington Methodist Church Hall each week are holding their third Annual Exhibition at the same venue on Saturday 23rd September. This popular event includes a cake stall and refreshments plus a tombola. …

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Posted on: 11, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Art