Category: General

It’s been a long haul but today the village was presented with an early Christmas present when the telecoms mast on Northlands Farm went live. The new mast will greatly improve the mobile phone network for all Vodafone and O2 mobile users. I have tested my O2 mobile signal and it’s very good. I was …

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Posted on: 21, December, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Last Friday’s (15th) village quiz saw a lively competition between The Panto Players, The Pond Committee and The Awesome Foursome, in front of a good size audience with a few Christmassy jumpers on display.  In the absence of Dennis Johnson, our usual quiz master, Pam Hardy stepped up to perform the duties and did a …

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

You may not be aware of the changes to the Mobile Library Service and how it affects the village. The Library Bus will no longer visit the village once a week; instead the service will now be fortnightly. Please click on the link below for more information and a list of dates when the Library …

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Posted on: 13, December, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Posted by Christine The Christmas Tree Musical Box My sister Pat and I were so excited at Christmas when the time came for us to bring out the festive decorations, the highlight of which was the Christmas tree. Ours was not any ordinary tree, ours would be admired by our friends and neighbours with gasps …

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Posted on: 10, December, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: General

Posted by Steve Our annual Carol Service and the visit of Father Christmas to the pond will take place on Saturday 16th and Tuesday 19th December at 7.00pm. “Strictly Come Dancing” fans – don’t forget to press the record button!! The magnificent steam organ will be there providing the music for the carols followed by …

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Posted on: 10, December, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

It happens every year. You’re at a party and somebody starts singing the Twelve Days of Christmas. And just like last year, you remember a partridge and a pear tree and five gold rings; as for the rest…not the foggiest. But this year could be different! You could be the one to lead the singing; all …

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Posted on: 8, December, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

New Beginnings…. I thought I might write a short piece about who I am and my family-I am your new Vicar/Rector Revd David Harry Messer. I am married to Beverley who is a Primary School Teacher and we have two daughters Charlotte who teaches in York and Olivia who is currently working as a Graphic …

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Posted on: 6, December, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: General

The route for the Tour De Yorkshire 2018 and the Asda Women’s Tour De Yorkshire has been revealed, and yes, ring those cycle bells, we are back on le map. The race starts on the 3rd May 2018 and stage one of the Tour starts in Beverley and finishes in Doncaster a distance of 182km. …

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Posted on: 5, December, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

On Wednesday 20th December singers from the Walkington churches will be carolling around the West End of the village from 6.30pm to 8.15pm to raise funds for The Children’s Society.  Please listen out for us and if you would like to join us, either to sing or to collect money, you will be made very …

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