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Parish Council

WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR There is a vacancy on the Parish Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Mrs A Eames. The Parish Council is in a position to fill the vacancy by co-option. Any resident interested in being co-opted should apply in writing to the Clerk (address below) or contact the Chairman …

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Posted on: 9, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

This summer a lot of the kids in Walkington have been involved with Lifestyle projects to help to improve community life and conservation in the village. The blog recently reported on the Walkington Wildlife Hotel and now we have Project Hedgehog. This project has the aim of raising awareness and helping with the conservation of …

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Posted on: 3, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The August Bank Holiday weekend hosted the Walkington Bowls Club 2017 Finals. The weather was absolutely perfect for the three days with glorious sunshine and the bowling green looking in excellent condition. The weekend is the culmination of nine club competitions run throughout the bowling season, which runs from mid April to mid September; each finalist …

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Posted on: 29, August, 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 1 August 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 …

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Posted on: 26, July, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

On Sunday 23rd July Walkington Bowls Club played host to the Yorkshire Bowling Association 2017 Mens Championship Finals. The weather was unfortunately unkind with a torrential downpour in the afternoon. Although the bowling green flooded around the edges, after a short interval, it recovered sufficiently to allow the competition to resume. There were approximately 32 …

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Posted on: 25, July, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Walkington 10k and Family Fun Run took place Friday evening (14th)  and was a great success with a record number of entries for both events. The races were organised once again by Beverley Athletic Club and what a tremendous effort they put in from marshalling on the route to parking the cars on the …

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Posted on: 25, July, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

The Parish Council has decided to re-advertise the following vacancy:   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 PARISH COUNCILLOR There is a vacancy on the Parish Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Mrs A Eames.  The Parish …

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Posted on: 14, July, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

After extensive research, Christine Elston, from the village, wrote a booklet on the Great War (1914-1918) which was distributed to every house in the village along with the Newsletter for June 2014. I happened to see it again recently and wondered how many people still have access to the booklet – not many I thought. …

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Posted on: 2, July, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General