Posted by Christine The Christmas Tree Musical Box My sister Pat and I were so excited at Christmas when the time came for us to bring out the festive decorations, the highlight of which was the Christmas tree. Ours was not any ordinary tree, ours would be admired by our friends and neighbours with gasps …

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Posted on: 10, December, 2017 | Author: editor
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Posted by Steve Our annual Carol Service and the visit of Father Christmas to the pond will take place on Saturday 16th and Tuesday 19th December at 7.00pm. “Strictly Come Dancing” fans – don’t forget to press the record button!! The magnificent steam organ will be there providing the music for the carols followed by …

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Posted on: 10, December, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

It happens every year. You’re at a party and somebody starts singing the Twelve Days of Christmas. And just like last year, you remember a partridge and a pear tree and five gold rings; as for the rest…not the foggiest. But this year could be different! You could be the one to lead the singing; all …

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Posted on: 8, December, 2017 | Author: editor
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New Beginnings…. I thought I might write a short piece about who I am and my family-I am your new Vicar/Rector Revd David Harry Messer. I am married to Beverley who is a Primary School Teacher and we have two daughters Charlotte who teaches in York and Olivia who is currently working as a Graphic …

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Posted on: 6, December, 2017 | Author: Author
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The route for the Tour De Yorkshire 2018 and the Asda Women’s Tour De Yorkshire has been revealed, and yes, ring those cycle bells, we are back on le map. The race starts on the 3rd May 2018 and stage one of the Tour starts in Beverley and finishes in Doncaster a distance of 182km. …

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Posted on: 5, December, 2017 | Author: editor
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Parish Council

The next meeting of the WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL which will be held in the Methodist Church School Room on Tuesday 5 December 2017 at 7.30 pm.                                                 AGENDA   APOLOGIES DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST (Any Member or Officer with a pecuniary interest in and item on the Agenda for this meeting may declare that interest under …

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Posted on: 3, December, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

On Wednesday 20th December singers from the Walkington churches will be carolling around the West End of the village from 6.30pm to 8.15pm to raise funds for The Children’s Society.  Please listen out for us and if you would like to join us, either to sing or to collect money, you will be made very …

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Posted on: 3, December, 2017 | Author: editor
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Friday, 17th November saw the latest round of the Walkington Quiz held in the Village Hall. Despite a cold night, and competition with ‘Children in Need’ on the television, a good number of people attended to enjoy the quiz. The teams taking part in Quiz B were All Hallows Church, the Bowls Club and the …

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Posted on: 3, December, 2017 | Author: editor
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On Thursday evening at All Saints Church, Bishop Burton the Bishop of Hull joined local parishioners from the four churches, to welcome the Reverend David Harry Messer as the new Rector of Bishop Burton, Rowley, Skidby and Walkington. On a cold, clear night with candles lighting the steps up to the Church door our first …

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