Author Archives: editor

 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. These are the results of the Housing Needs Survey for Walkington carried out by East …

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Posted on: 12, April, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council
Parish Council

The next meeting of the Walkington Parish Council will be held in the Village Hall Upstairs Meeting Room on Tuesday 11 April 2017 at 7.30 pm. AGENDA 1. APOLOGIES 2. 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 …

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Posted on: 7, April, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

Walkington Playing Fields Association would like to invite you to join Playing Fields Friends. As an independent charity, the Playing Fields offer facilites for all the Villlage from dog walkers to children in the playground and park. We operate as a not-for-profit charity, reinvestng monies raised into the facilities; we have a solid financial base …

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Posted on: 4, April, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

I have been in touch with the Project Manager, at Clarke Telecom, for an update on the installation of the new telecoms area at Northlands Farm. The reply indicated that as well as finalising the leasing agreements, the proposed plan to link the aerial back to the network via BT has changed. The preferred option now …

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Posted on: 28, March, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Uncategorized

This item is not really funny, well it’s sort of funny… but has more to do with irony. Letters were received concerning the volume of heavy traffic passing through the village and seeking the support of the Council in asking for some action on this matter. The Council agreed to pass copies of the letters …

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Posted on: 28, March, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Uncategorized

So, it all came unstuck for the Awesome Foursome on Friday night (17th) as we were soundly beaten by the other finalists in the Walkington Village Quiz Grand Final. And the evening started so well. When I arrived there appeared to be a queue forming outside the village hall and I thought we were in for …

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Posted on: 20, March, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL Clerk: Malcolm J Wells, 21 The Meadows, Cherry Burton, East Yorkshire. HU17 7RL Telephone: (01964) 551176 Email: Walkingtonparishcouncil@yahoo.co.uk VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR 1. There is a vacancy on the Parish Council caused by the resignation of Councillor M J Gray. 2. The Parish Council is in a position to fill the vacancy by co-option. …

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Posted on: 15, March, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

      06 March 2017 Emergency Road Works – B1230 Keldgate Road (Westwood), Beverley to Walkington – Near the Cattle Grid Emergency highway maintenance works are programmed to commence at the above location on Monday 20th March 2017. The work consists of excavating an exploratory hole around the failed area of carriageway adjacent to …

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Posted on: 12, March, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General