Although the self isolation quizzes have come to an end, the blog is proud to present a new musical quiz provided by a friend living in Sheffield. This quiz will be ideal for those of us, who shall we say, go back a few musical decades. The quiz has 25 questions and all you have …

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Posted on: 3, August, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

Posted by Wendy Mitchell Who would have thought one small village could accommodate 3 pubs….especially nowadays when pubs are closing down….but my village has 3, all close to one another, almost in a row. But they all have different characters, serve different needs…… During lock down, they all obviously had to close and this was a …

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Posted on: 3, August, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

During the Coronavirus Pandemic the Parish Council will not be holding any public meetings. However, the work of the Parish Council will continue and virtual meetings have been arranged to  fulfil that purpose. The following is a report of all decisions and activities of the Parish Council since the previous meeting on 19.03.2020.  I apologise in advance …

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Posted on: 1, August, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

When did you last hear a cuckoo? My wife and I last heard, and actually saw a cuckoo, on Risby Lane probably about 5 or 6 years ago. It was early evening and we had almost reached Halfpenny Cottage when we heard the songbird over in the woods. Once you hear a cuckoo you are …

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Posted on: 23, July, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

I think communities have come into their own during Covid. It’s been the one shining light, the one positive. It’s also shown the importance of good communities.  Shown people, who might not before have thought about it, how those around them might just need a little support. More people have smiled and said hello than …

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Posted on: 17, July, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Memorial Wood Many people who now live in Walkington will drive, walk or run up Middlehowe Road towards Newbald, they will see just before the crossroad a small stone which commemorates the 50th anniversary of Victory in Europe and Victory in Japan. This memorial stone was made by Mick Morrill and erected in August 1995 …

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Posted on: 17, July, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

In the summer of 2017 two dangerous and fearsome  looking sharks took over our pond frightening the ducks and people alike Just when you thought it wasn’t safe to go back into the water, well now it is, thanks to a small group of fearless individuals known only as the Pond Liberation Front. An unidentified spokesperson …

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Posted on: 15, July, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

This quiz is called Staycation – Seaside Destinations. My wife and I found some of these a bit tricky, but nevertheless we persevered and got a few more. I must say No3 is quite delicious; this is not a clue! Once again thanks go to Selb who seems to be spending his lockdown devising these …

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Posted on: 8, July, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun
Parish Council

The Parish Council held an Extraordinary Meeting on 19th March 2020 at which the proposed Covid-19 guideline’s were approved and therefore all future meetings were cancelled until further notice. At that meeting the Parish Council  also approved an amendment to the Standing Orders to delegate all powers to the Clerk, in conjunction with the Chairman, …

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Posted on: 8, July, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council