Category: General

The planning application submitted by Benson Planning Studio, on behalf of CCFD(Hull) Ltd, to build 5 dwellings following the demolition of an existing dwelling, a garage and outbuildings was approved by ERYC on 10th August 2018. The site known as 40 West End, lies between West End to the south and Saunders Croft to the …

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Posted on: 13, August, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Walkington Parish Council have received the attached flyer from Humberside Fire & Rescue Service and have it made available for publication on the blog. The number of people who died, as a result of fire in their homes, makes for sobering reading. According to the official figures, issued by the Home Office, there were 261 fire …

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Posted on: 8, August, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The 11th November 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.  Events will be taking place across the country to celebrate the ending of such a destructive war with a chain of 1000 beacons being lit across the UK. It is expected that church bells will ring out in unison …

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Posted on: 18, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

At The Parish Council meeting on 3rd July, Duchy Homes presented a proposal to build 24 houses on the paddock at the top of Redgates, the paddock also runs adjacent to Little Weighton Road and West Mill Rise. A copy of the draft site layout plan has been provided by the developers and is shown …

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Posted on: 13, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

On Saturday (8th July ) a group of Walkington Ladies took part in the Pretty Muddy 5K race at Hull’s  Costello Stadium to raise money for the Race for Life cancer charity. The event involved scrambling over an A-frame and negotiating other obstacles involving plenty of water and mud before finishing at the big slide. …

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Posted on: 10, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Perhaps It’s not big news in the great scheme of things, but nevertheless, worthy of a mention on the blog because after all, it is the only telephone box in the village. The two cheerful painters, Vinny and Chris, were busy completing the preparation for the undercoat, when the photo was taken, and then they …

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Posted on: 5, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The blog has received notification from East Riding of Yorkshire Council of road closures due to take place on Friday 13th July 2018 to accommodate the Walkington 10k Race being held that evening.  The road closures will be effective between 18:30 and 21:30 hours on Friday, 13th July. The order made under the Traffic Regulation …

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Posted on: 2, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

I don’t know how many blog readers are interested in planning regulations and how planning decisions are made and appeals are finally resolved. I found this one particularly interesting but then again I’m getting on and should try to get out more. The case in question refers to the two old cottages on the main …

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Posted on: 2, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General