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      Local Homes for the Community Does Walkington have the right mix of housing?   In recent years, Walkington has seen plenty of new housing for sale but the homes often prove too expensive for many local households on limited incomes. Affordable housing, either for rent, shared ownership or discount sale could be …

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Posted on: 27, February, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: General

Part 11  ‘I’ll Be Off Then” Mr. Dylan eyed his sleeping friend with dismay. ‘Yes, well…er… I’ll be off then,’ he stuttered trying hard to sound casual. All he heard in answer, was in fact the loud, vulgar snoring of the old tom-cat. “I’ll get off then …. shouldn’t take me long …. they’ll be …

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Posted on: 11, January, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: Short Stories

Posted by the Walkington Parish Council THE VILLAGE POND – “Walkington Mere” The pond is the premier icon of Walkington and a focus of interest and pride in the village. The years take their toll on it and on its surrounding trees and margins and the Pond Committee do stirling work in an entirely voluntary …

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Posted on: 17, December, 2016 | Author: Author
Categories: Parish Council

I know it’s too early for old bloggers like me to be thinking about Christmas, but I have just been sent the following press release about the opening of Santa’s Grotto at Flemingate. Never let it be said that walkington-life is dragging it’s communal feet… so, it’s in with the holly; ring those bells and pull …

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Posted on: 16, November, 2016 | Author: Author
Categories: General

Posted by Sally. The team are called the Wicked Walkington Wildlife Wanderers and are (see photo, from left) Aiden, William, James, Harry and Charlie. For their Lifestyle project the boys wanted to raise money for the WWF and to create homes for the wildlife in Walkington. They made fat balls for the birds and sold them …

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Posted on: 16, October, 2016 | Author: Author
Categories: General

On the 12th June 2015 Hull Savoyards presented a stage production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ in Walkington Village Hall, which was well attended, and enjoyed by those came along. The Savoyards are returning to the village on Friday 11th November 2016 to perform a concert of Musical Memories which includes music …

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Posted on: 6, October, 2016 | Author: Author
Categories: General