Category: General

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
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A group of ladies took part in a charity parachute jump on Saturday 13th May at the Skydive GB site near Bridlington. Two of the ladies are from Walkington and this was their first jump and they were also raising money for the childrens’ charity ‘Bundles of Joy’. The group arrived at the rural site on …

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Posted on: 16, May, 2017 | Author: editor
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The Walkington 10k will take place on Friday 14th July. The closing date for entries will be 19th June 2017. Entry applications will not be taken on the day for either the Fun Run or The 10K race. Once again the race is being organised by Beverley AC and everyone agrees what a great event …

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Posted on: 14, May, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General