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Posted by Fiona As part of a ‘Conservation challenge’ for the 2017 Lifestyle project a group of girls (aged 11) from Walkington have built a Wildlife Hotel. The hotel is located in All Hallows Wildlife Garden on Church Walk. The girls have used recycled materials to construct the Wildlife habitat which is designed to attract all types of wild …

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Posted on: 23, August, 2017 | Author: Author
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On Sunday 23rd July Walkington Bowls Club played host to the Yorkshire Bowling Association 2017 Mens Championship Finals. The weather was unfortunately unkind with a torrential downpour in the afternoon. Although the bowling green flooded around the edges, after a short interval, it recovered sufficiently to allow the competition to resume. There were approximately 32 …

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Posted on: 25, July, 2017 | Author: editor
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The Walkington 10k and Family Fun Run took place Friday evening (14th)  and was a great success with a record number of entries for both events. The races were organised once again by Beverley Athletic Club and what a tremendous effort they put in from marshalling on the route to parking the cars on the …

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Posted on: 25, July, 2017 | Author: editor
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Posted by Chris Cross Saturday 8th July was a beautiful, warm, sunny day just perfect for the Flower Festival at St. Peter’s Church, Rowley Manor. As we walked into the church we were welccomed by the vicar and one of the lady organisers who explained the purpose of the festival. When asked about the Friday …

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Posted on: 12, July, 2017 | Author: Author
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After extensive research, Christine Elston, from the village, wrote a booklet on the Great War (1914-1918) which was distributed to every house in the village along with the Newsletter for June 2014. I happened to see it again recently and wondered how many people still have access to the booklet – not many I thought. …

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Posted on: 2, July, 2017 | Author: editor
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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
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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
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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
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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