Recently a  friend was chatting to her daughter about how the family were and she told her about her 14 year son. My friends grandson, like most 14 year olds, has to be reminded to shower and use deodorant!  The boy had gone into the shower and after finishing my friends daughter was listening for …

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Posted on: 1, June, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

Hi Everyone. I wanted to show everyone the new Union Flag on the Village Hall. The old flag had been there for two years and had seen better times. A big “Thank You” goes to the Villager who paid for the new flag. The Village Hall Committee is looking forward to inviting everyone back to …

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Posted on: 27, May, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

It has been decided that the green will be open to members from Monday 1st June. The club will be following the guidance issued by Bowls England so a booking system will be in operation which Pam Hardy has kindly agreed to co ordinate. A membership fee of £10 will be charged for the season. …

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

The sun was shining, the bunting gently blowing in the breeze and Teal Close was preparing to celebrate VE Day in a relaxed, family grouping and social distancing kind of way. The level of participation was very high and I suppose many of us were just looking for a good reason to go out and …

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Posted on: 21, May, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

 This was one of the most popular posts on the blog in 2015. We visited the Memorial just before the lockdown and it’s still thought provoking, especially as you can view it from different angles and get another perspective. Posted by Peter W. Naylor Designing and building the 158 Squadron Memorial has been a life-changing …

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Posted on: 18, May, 2020 | Author: Author
Categories: Art

Message from the Walkington Bowls Club Management Committee for our club members.  Following the latest news from the Government, moving from lockdown is going to be, quite rightly, a very cautious process with social distancing still needing to be in force and likely to remain so for some time.  Consequently, as there are still so many uncertainties …

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Posted on: 12, May, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The 8 May 1945 marks the 75th anniversary of the  end of World War Two in Europe. VE Day (Victory in Europe) was one of celebration in Britain and saw people coming together to enjoy the victory in streets up and down the country. However, dampening  the jubilation somewhat, Winston Churchill  pointed out that the …

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Posted on: 7, May, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

I bet many blog readers  found the last teaser on British Sitcoms pretty easy. This brain teaser is called ‘Name The Biscuit’ and hopefully that is all the help you will need except to say that the numbering went haywire after question 5. The question numbers disappeared.  Questions 6,7 and 8 are made up of …

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Posted on: 2, May, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun