Category: General

So, it all came unstuck for the Awesome Foursome on Friday night (17th) as we were soundly beaten by the other finalists in the Walkington Village Quiz Grand Final. And the evening started so well. When I arrived there appeared to be a queue forming outside the village hall and I thought we were in for …

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

      06 March 2017 Emergency Road Works – B1230 Keldgate Road (Westwood), Beverley to Walkington – Near the Cattle Grid Emergency highway maintenance works are programmed to commence at the above location on Monday 20th March 2017. The work consists of excavating an exploratory hole around the failed area of carriageway adjacent to …

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Posted on: 12, March, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Apart from the Christmas pantomime, the Walkington Pantomime Players usually put on a second production in May, with the aim of raising money for local organisations in the village.  This year’s production will be a comedy by Peter Gordon called ‘The Reunion’ and will be performed in the Village Hall between the 16th May and 20th May. …

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Posted on: 2, March, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

      Local Homes for the Community Does Walkington have the right mix of housing?   In recent years, Walkington has seen plenty of new housing for sale but the homes often prove too expensive for many local households on limited incomes. Affordable housing, either for rent, shared ownership or discount sale could be …

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Posted on: 27, February, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: General

The Walkington village quiz season is drawing to an exciting conclusion with the Grand Final in March. Last Friday(17th Feb) saw the last semi final take place, in the village hall, featuring teams from the Sherwood and Waudby Trust, the Walkington Ladies Social Group and the Awesome Foursome. You will, no doubt remember, that your …

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

Today (Friday) the weather is cold and the snow is falling; the light wind bringing the low temperatures is coming, according to Tomasz Schafernaker, somewhere far to the East. Growlery weather, if you familiar with Bleak House. I have just been to the Shop, as I said it’s Friday, which means a delivery of their …

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Posted on: 11, February, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Once again I have had the pleasure of being invited to Walkington Primary School to report on school projects for publication on the village blog. Last year I wrote about a project to build two Goblin racing cars; this time, the project involved the building of an Igloo House, by the reception class and their …

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Posted on: 1, February, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Walkington Quiz season is moving towards an exciting conclusion with last night (20th) hosting the first semi final. The three teams challenging for a place in the Grand Final in March were The Pantomime Players, All Hallows and The Methods. As usual the our question master was Dennis Johnson with Mike Brookes keeping score. …

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

The RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch is the world’s biggest bird survey and regularly attracts nearly half a million participants. The records from people counting birds in their gardens provides a vital snapshot of the UK’s birds each winter. The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2017 will take place over the weekend of the 28th and 29th …

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