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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

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