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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

Posted by Mary Wells Mary Wells from Beverley, runs and tutors classes called DAPPAs (Drawing and Painting for Pleasure Artists). There are now two DAPPAs groups of around 10 per class that meet every week on Wednesday mornings and Thursday afternoons at Walkington Methodist Church Hall. Their aim is to improve their artistic skills and …

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Posted on: 24, August, 2016 | Author: Author
Categories: Art

Posted by Chris The Long Tailed Tit (Aegithalos caudatus) Last week I was delighted to have a flock of Long Tail Tits visit my garden. The group, of about twelve, were this year’s brood together with parents and probably adult relatives helping with the rearing of the fledglings. The Long Tailed Tit is one of …

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Posted on: 10, August, 2016 | Author: Author
Categories: General

 Never Again Inwardly Dylan felt relieved to see Tombo sit down. For one thing he didn’t seem quite so big. The kitten relaxed, thinking, mistakenly of course that Tombo wished to be friends. “Mr Dylan” sneered the older cat, “I don’t like your name, I don’t like it at all”. Dylan became startled, for the …

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Posted on: 1, July, 2016 | Author: Author
Categories: Short Stories

Posted by Samantha Johnson On Sunday 12th June I had the brilliant opportunity to be one of 60 Boots volunteers supporting the Patrons Lunch on the Mall. The lunch was organised by Peter Philips to recognise the role The Queen plays as Patron of over 600 charities and organisations in the UK and across the …

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Posted on: 25, June, 2016 | Author: Author
Categories: General
Parish Council

Job Opportunity   WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCILCLERK TO THE COUNCIL (Part-Time) Salary Range: £5,635 to £6,003 The Parish Council are looking to appoint a Clerk to the Council as a consequence of the decision of the current Clerk to resign. The job is part-time (an average of 10 hours per week) and involves working from home. …

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

Posted by David Standen. I am not what you might call a football fan, ( I support Charlton) but I enjoy watching a good game on the box. Last Saturday’s European cup match, showcased what a good and exciting game our England team are currently capable of. I refer, that is, to the match on …

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