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

Earlier this year a blog post called ‘The Magnificent Magnolia’ was described as the best flowering tree in the village. The tree in question was the magnolia located at the top of Redgates. Once again this spring the tree was magnifIncent with it’s extravagant show of pinky white flowers. In the post a suggestion was …

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

On Saturday 15th June, a disco was held in the Village Hall with the proceeds going to the Walkington Pre School. Reading some of the comments on social media the evening was hugely successful and there were many calls for the event to be repeated more regularly. Apronstrings, the morning and after school club, organised …

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

Reach for you diary and make an entry for the Dinner Dance at Lazaat organised by the Friends of Walkington School. All the details for this great cause are shown on the poster below. The Friends of Walkington School are a group of parents who volunteer to meet and organise fund raising events in order to …

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Posted on: 30, June, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

The next meeting of Walkington Parish Council will be held in the Methodist Church on Tuesday 2nd July at 7:00pm. Agenda 01            Apologies for Absence  02            Declarations of Interest 03            Ward Councillors                  04            Chairman’s Communications  05            Public Participation  06            Community Safety Matters  07            Minutes of the Recent Meetings …

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Posted on: 29, June, 2019 | Author: editor

At the previous meeting of the Eastern Area Planning Sub-Committee on 20th May, the planning application by Duchy Homes to build 31 homes at 40 Little Weighton Road, was deferred to allow the newly elected councillors the opportunity of a site visit. The visit took place on the 10th June, before the meeting of the Planning …

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Posted on: 14, June, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Recently I was chatting to a friend about driving and told her of my niece’s failed test and how she was obviously very disappointed.  My friend said that was bad news and then told me of her ninety – something year old aunt who had just applied to renew her driving licence.  She was interviewed …

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Posted on: 13, June, 2019 | Author: Author
Categories: Humorous