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Parish Council

PARISH COUNCIL OF WALKINGTON VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR   1. There is a vacancy on the above Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Mrs A Eames. 2. A bye-election to fill the vacancy will be held if, by Tuesday 30 May 2017, 10 electors for the Parish give notice in writing to the Chief Executive of the East Riding of Yorkshire …

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Posted on: 10, May, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

Just when you thought it wasn’t safe to go back into the water, well now it is, thanks to a small group of fearless individuals known only as the Pond Liberation Front. A comment from a PLF spokesperson said  the following few words ‘Mum’s the word! They started it – we finished it.’  We thank you …

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

Can you help to solve the mystery of the sudden appearance of two sharks and strange yellow ducks in the village pond. The pond is usually a placid expanse of water where moorhens, coots, mallard ducks and some other scruffy looking ducks have made their home. A few years ago we had a pair of …

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Posted on: 30, April, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

 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: General

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: Humorous

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