What with the World Cup and all the favourable comment about the new film about the life and career of Sir Bobby Robson (More Than A Manager) I thought it might be a good idea to re-publish the Funny But True post, with some of the quotes attributed to Sir Bobby. It certainly got me …

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Posted on: 18, June, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous

Over the last few weeks, a computer user, can’t have failed to notice the amount of emails from large organisations, such as Google, down to some of the smaller sites, like this one, requesting that you read updated privacy policies. This all to do with the fact that  in 2016, the European Commission approved a …

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Posted on: 12, June, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

In June 2017,  communities up and down the country, came together on the anniversary of Jo Cox’s murder to celebrate everything we have in common, by holding street parties and other community events. Many people expressed the view that this should not be a one off event and so it’s taking place again this year …

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Posted on: 7, June, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The walkington-life blog gets a mention in the Smith of Derby house magazine. You may remember the blog post, a few months ago, regarding the new replacement winding mechanism for the All Hallows church clock fitted by Smith of Derby. Well, the company have made reference to the blog article in one of their magazine …

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Posted on: 31, May, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

We had a KCOM Lightstream package installed last week and I’m pleased to report our internet speed is vastly improved. I had previously registered interest with KCOM Customer Services and when the service became available they telephoned me to arrange a convenient install date. Their diary was running about 2 weeks ahead. We agreed a …

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Posted on: 29, May, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Posted by Lucy Jenkins After watching and reviewing the Walkington Pantomime, my expectations for ‘Under Canvas’ were considerably high. Were my expectations met you may ask? Of course they were. Although this particular performance may not be suitable for younger audiences, the aspects of comedy, the exciting storyline and sensational acting, with all actors perfectly …

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Posted on: 20, May, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

  Should you find yourself walking on Little Weighton Road I guarantee that you will stop and stare in disbelief at the animals in the paddock. What are they – designer sheep? Well no, they’re alpacas and a long way from their home in the Andes of South America. The two alpacas are about 2 …

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Posted on: 18, May, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

On Saturday (12th) the village had a very important guest, the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu was in Walkington as part of a Mission Weekend. Over the weekend he was visiting the parishes in and around Beverley and the surrounding villages and talking about his own life and faith. After attending Morning Prayers at …

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Posted on: 18, May, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General