Category: General

Posted by Lucy Jenkins After watching and reviewing the Walkington Pantomime, my expectations for ‘Under Canvas’ were considerably high. Were my expectations met you may ask? Of course they were. Although this particular performance may not be suitable for younger audiences, the aspects of comedy, the exciting storyline and sensational acting, with all actors perfectly …

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Posted on: 20, May, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

  Should you find yourself walking on Little Weighton Road I guarantee that you will stop and stare in disbelief at the animals in the paddock. What are they – designer sheep? Well no, they’re alpacas and a long way from their home in the Andes of South America. The two alpacas are about 2 …

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Posted on: 18, May, 2018 | Author: editor
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On Saturday (12th) the village had a very important guest, the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu was in Walkington as part of a Mission Weekend. Over the weekend he was visiting the parishes in and around Beverley and the surrounding villages and talking about his own life and faith. After attending Morning Prayers at …

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Posted on: 18, May, 2018 | Author: editor
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Posted by Helen.   A huge thank you to all the generous Walkington villagers who sponsored Team Batten – Tim, Helen and William (12 years old) Batten, in their quest to conquer the Three Yorkshire Peaks Challenge in order to raise money for the HEYHull RetCam charity appeal.   Team Batten took part in the …

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Posted on: 15, May, 2018 | Author: Author
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Can it be a week already since the Tour de Yorkshire came through the village, well it is, which only goes to show how slow I am getting this post out onto the blog. There are a few reminders left such as streams of bunting and the odd bike. The weather was fantastic first thing …

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Posted on: 10, May, 2018 | Author: editor
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From Sunday, 6th May 2018 a new bus timetable will be in operation and this will involve  significant changes to the bus service currently provided. The existing 180/X80:61 service has been discontinued and replaced by a new 63 bus service. There will be no Sunday bus service. After 9:00am the buses to Beverley will run …

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Posted on: 6, May, 2018 | Author: editor
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          Beverley Singers  Present  “Night and Day” A collection of popular songs from musicals stage and screen. In aid of Yorkshire Air Ambulance on Saturday 9th June 2018 at 2:00pm At The Haywood Theatre within The Parkway Cinema Flemingate Shopping Centre – Beverley. Tickets – £7.00 From: Toll Gavel Church on …

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Posted on: 4, May, 2018 | Author: editor
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The annual Dr M Scrowston memorial quiz took place last Friday evening (20th) in the Village Hall between the University of Hull Chemistry Department and The Brains of Walkington. There were warm tributes to the late Mike Scowston from his colleagues in the Chemistry Department. The fact that this competition is still going strong, after …

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Posted on: 24, April, 2018 | Author: editor
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Last Saturday (14th) I popped into the All Hallows Brunch at the Village Hall and spent a very pleasant half hour chatting  to people about various village topics. The event held between 10:00 -12:00 was billed as a brunch and an opportunity to meet the new vicar, the Rev David Harry Messer; when I turned up …

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Posted on: 23, April, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General