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

All Hallows Church are planning an Open Gardens afternoon in late June/early July 2018 and we would welcome some new gardens this year. Are you proud of your garden? Would you like the opportunity to show it to others? Would you consider opening your garden to raise funds for the church? If so, please ring Alison on 871753 Editors …

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Posted on: 13, November, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

The next meeting of the WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL  will be held in the Methodist Church School Room on Tuesday 7 November 2017 at 7.30 pm.                                                 AGENDA  APOLOGIES DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST (Any Member or Officer with a pecuniary interest in any  item on the Agenda for this meeting may declare that interest under this item …

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Posted on: 4, November, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

  Walkington Pantomime Players Present: The Elves and the Shoemaker In the Village Hall from Sunday 26th November until Saturday 2nd December. The evening performance starts at 7:30 pm and the matinee at 2:00pm. The tickets are now on sale at the Village Shop and cost £5 for adults and £3 for children. The performances …

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Posted on: 31, October, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General
An Autumn Landscape.

Fancy a bit of exercise in the fresh country air, then look no further.  A group of volunteers is needed to help plant some trees in Memorial Wood, Middlehowe Road, Walkington on Saturday, 9th December and Sunday, 10th December.  If you would like to volunteer, please bring your own spade and gloves; wear stout shoes …

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Posted on: 31, October, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Friday night (20th) saw the start of the Walkington Village Quiz season. Unfortunately, I was only able to attend at the end of the quiz to take the photo of this month’s winner’s. It sounds like the quiz was a close run contest judging by the score. The winner’s were the Newsletter on 59 points, …

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Posted on: 23, October, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Walkington Bowls Club held its annual presentation dinner at the Fergie on 17th October 2017 and the trophies were presented to the winners and runners up of the club competitions. All the finals were held over the Bank Holiday weekend in August and a full list of the competitions and winners can be found …

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Posted on: 21, October, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Uncategorized

The blog has been requested by the Parish Council to post the following event.   On the 11th and 12th November at North Ferriby Village Hall we will be running our yearly “Hull and East Yorkshire Villagers at War” event to commemorate soldiers that lost their lives in World War One and Two.   We …

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