Category: General

Posted by Carol Miller So what is Nordic Walking? Nordic Walking takes ordinary walking to another level by using poles that engage upper body muscles and reduces pressure on the lower joints.  This form of exercise originated from summer training of Cross Country Skiers and then became a recognised fitness activity which is very popular …

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Posted on: 10, October, 2018 | Author: editor

On Sunday 7th October football celebrity and tv pundit Ian Wright made a visit to Walkington Playing Field to provide some football coaching for a team of youngsters. But like all good posts let me start at the beginning. A young boy called Oliver, a member of the Mill Lane Eagles Under 9’s football team, …

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

Remember, remember the 5th of November and visit this year’s firework display on the Playing Field; except remember, remember it is being held on Sunday evening, the 4th November at 5:00pm. It’s that time of the year again, when we all get wrapped up in our warm winter clothes and troop up to the playing …

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

I hope you will take a moment to read this post about two Walkington schoolgirls who have spent their summer fundraising to install an automated external defibrillator AED), on the playing field.  The girls, Jess Clark and Amelia Elvin, were taking part in Humberside Police’s Lifestyle project, an initiative for children aged 10-18, with the …

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Posted on: 1, October, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The path along the side of the childrens play area, leading to the Pre-School and Apron Strings, has been replaced. The  previous path, of paving slabs was in a poor state and when walking on the path you could literally  ‘feel the earth move beneath your feet’.  The new path, some 70 metres long, is …

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Posted on: 29, September, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

On Friday, 28th September we celebrated 25 years of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, organised by MacMillan, the cancer support charity.  There were events across the country and the largest in Walkington took place in the Methodist Church Hall, only it was not so much a coffee morning, more a coffee afternoon, held from 1:30 …

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Posted on: 29, September, 2018 | Author: editor
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Another date for your diary is the 5th October 2018 when the renowned Beverley Male Voice Choir will be in concert at All Hallows Church at 7:30pm. The choir has represented the town of Beverley at some of the Country’s most prestigious venues, including the Royal Albert Hall, London (on several occasions), Bridgewater Hall and …

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Posted on: 21, September, 2018 | Author: editor
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This year’s panto by the Walkington Pantomime Players is Sleeping Beauty; the  classic fairy tale which involves a beautiful princess, good fairies, a very bad fairy, a sleeping enchantment, and a handsome prince. The performance will start on Sunday 25h November and then continue from Tuesday 27th until Saturday 1st December. Further details will be …

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Posted on: 14, September, 2018 | Author: editor
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  TURNER’S TRUST (BEVERLEY) (Charity Commission Number: 215957} Are you employed as a domestic worker:  In a residence within EIGHTmiles of Beverley Guildhall?  By one family for FIVE, or more, hours a week?  Have been in the same employment for FOUR, or more, years? If you can answer YES to all three of the above …

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

Believe it or not, but this September we’re celebrating 25 years of the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. There’s never been a better excuse for cake, so why not join us for a birthday brew by hosting your own event? As well as being the perfect opportunity to catch up with friends, colleagues and neighbours, a …

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Posted on: 7, September, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General