Category: General

Now the vicar has left the village for pastures new, I was wondering how they go about appointing the new vicar. So I emailed the Diocese of York to find out about the process. I received a very helpful response and  a Communications Intern was assigned to write a post for the blog. The appointment of clergy …

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Posted on: 30, April, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: General

Walkington Playing Fields Association would like to invite you to join Playing Fields Friends. As an independent charity, the Playing Fields offer facilites for all the Villlage from dog walkers to children in the playground and park. We operate as a not-for-profit charity, reinvestng monies raised into the facilities; we have a solid financial base …

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Posted on: 4, April, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

I have been in touch with the Project Manager, at Clarke Telecom, for an update on the installation of the new telecoms area at Northlands Farm. The reply indicated that as well as finalising the leasing agreements, the proposed plan to link the aerial back to the network via BT has changed. The preferred option now …

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Posted on: 28, March, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: 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