The blog has received a copy of East Riding Bus Service News and I’m sorry to advise that the Walkington bus service has been severley reduced. From week commencing Sunday 1st September, the 63 Service between Beverley and Hull Interchange and Hull Interchange to Beverley will no longer operate. The service has been replaced by …

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Posted on: 16, August, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Uncategorized

Posted by Robin Taylor 2015-2020 My previous two contributions to the Walkington Blog covered the years 1945 to 2015 and then the story ended in the Autumn with several planning proposals under consideration but as yet undecided. The views expressed are of course entirely my own.  East End (Main Street) In the case of the …

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Posted on: 4, August, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

A number of residents living on West End have received an unofficial leaflet to advise about a proposed planning application for a pig farm which the leaflet says will ‘affect your village.’ The planning application (ref 19/02291/PLF) was submitted to East Riding Council on 1st July 2019 for the erection of an agricultural building for …

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Posted on: 3, August, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Mooching round the car-boot sale on the Walkington Playing Field the other Sunday I came across a stall selling second hand books. Flicking through one of the overflowing boxes I found a slim volume published in 1984 by the East Yorkshire Family History Society.  The book headed “Transportation from Hull and the East Riding to America …

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Posted on: 19, July, 2019 | Author: Author
Categories: General

A friend has just returned from holiday in Italy. She said that while she was reading a brochure for a sailing excursion on a yacht called the Caravelle, she started laughing when she saw the following translation and thought of the blog. That’s what I like to hear! Afternoon sailing programme: Tour along the natural …

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Posted on: 19, July, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous

The Walkington Specsavers 10k and The Pig and Whistle Fun Run took place on Friday 12th July on a beautifully warm evening, which perhaps, wasn’t the ideal conditions for running. This annual event, organised by Beverley Athletic Club, started in 1996 and is still extremely popular today amongst club runners and fun runners alike. In fact …

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Posted on: 16, July, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Liam had his first taste of bowls aged 9 at North Cave bowls club when he attended a fund raiser for Eastrington Cricket Club. He was told then he had a smooth, natural delivery and a good eye for the game. He started attending on a Sunday morning for beginners and quickly became involved in a …

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Posted on: 10, July, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The planning application by Duchy Homes to build 31 homes at 40 Little Weighton Road has been given full approval by East Riding Council subject to certain conditions which can be found on the council website. Duchy Homes have provided a Construction Traffic Management Plan which also can be found (in full) on the website. …

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Posted on: 4, July, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General