Category: General

On Tuesday (20th) I accompanied George Southern (Chairman) and Sue Sugars (Clerk) from the Sherwood and Waudby Charity to Walkington Primary School to see some of the children demonstrate the use of iPads donated by the Charity to the school. We were met by Rebecca Hooper, a teacher, who kindly explained how the iPads were …

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Posted on: 23, June, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

I have received a comment from a Walkington resident who has made the following observations on this year’s hanging flower baskets. One of the many delights I have enjoyed about our wonderful village is how picturesque it is. One of the things that has helped has been the fantastic floral displays: outside the pubs and …

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Posted on: 20, June, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

I had the pleasure of attending the art exhibition on Thursday evening (15th) at Walkington Primary School and what an absolute delight it was. From the moment you entered the school you were struck by the colour and enthusiasm, the ideas, and all the hard work that had obviously been done by the children and …

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Posted on: 19, June, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Bundles of Joy By Claire Raper I founded ‘Bundles of Joy’ in November 2017 after recognising a shortage in the local community for families in need. The Mission of the charity is as below, supporting families across Hull and the East Riding and Yorkshire. Poverty in families and children can have an adverse effect on …

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Posted on: 4, June, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: General

A group of ladies took part in a charity parachute jump on Saturday 13th May at the Skydive GB site near Bridlington. Two of the ladies are from Walkington and this was their first jump and they were also raising money for the childrens’ charity ‘Bundles of Joy’. The group arrived at the rural site on …

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Posted on: 16, May, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Walkington 10k will take place on Friday 14th July. The closing date for entries will be 19th June 2017. Entry applications will not be taken on the day for either the Fun Run or The 10K race. Once again the race is being organised by Beverley AC and everyone agrees what a great event …

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Posted on: 14, May, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

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