Category: Humorous

This item is not really funny, well it’s sort of funny… but has more to do with irony. Letters were received concerning the volume of heavy traffic passing through the village and seeking the support of the Council in asking for some action on this matter. The Council agreed to pass copies of the letters …

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

Posted by Chris My nephews visited a few weeks ago and the younger one (10 years old) said how much he would like to be Christened. His older brother was Christened as a baby but due to various circumstances the younger child was not. He had been considering who he might ask to be God …

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Posted on: 23, August, 2016 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous

Posted by Chris. Recently I read the post on the Walkington Quiz – Grand Final. I was interested to see no one knew the meaning of the word ‘Coulrophobia’ – Fear of Clowns (myself included)! I was reminded that a few years ago I took my nephews to the Westwood to fly a kite and …

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Posted on: 28, March, 2016 | Author: Author
Categories: Humorous

Posted by Keith. I have been a Newcastle United supporter for a lot of years and have seen some great players and managers, unfortunately, not always at the same time. However, one Manager who stands out is Sir Bobby Robson who showed a love and passion for the game like very few other people. Today, …

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Posted on: 18, February, 2016 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous

Posted by the editor. These extracts were taken from the records of All Hallows Church. 1885  –  4th September 1885 (Friday) at 5:45 pm. A thunderstorm of dangerous energy, the lightning of which struck the south-west pinnacle of the church fracturing it in pieces and breaking some stones inside the belfry walls, killing two pigeons. …

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Posted on: 3, January, 2016 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous

Posted by Chris. Last month after a particularly wet week (half term) a friend decided to plant some spring bulbs in her garden.  After a trip to the Garden Centre she came home with a selection of cheerful bulbs ready to plant.  She chose an appropriate spot in her garden and prepared the ground.  She …

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Posted on: 17, November, 2015 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous

Posted by an anonymous blogger! The controversial drilling site at Crawberry Hill is to be abandoned, opening the way for a great opportunity for cheaper fuel, for the villages to the west of Beverley.  Motorists living in villages such as Walkington and Bishop Burton have to travel at least four miles each way, to the …

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Posted on: 9, September, 2015 | Author: Author
Categories: Humorous

Posted by Chris. Some years ago while Christmas shopping in one of the local supermarkets I purchased a bottle of whisky as a stocking filler for my father.  He liked a drop of whisky and always looked froward to Christmas when he could rely on a bottle as a Christmas gift. As you would expect the …

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Posted on: 20, August, 2015 | Author: Author
Categories: Humorous

Posted by Chris. Some time ago I collected my father after a short stay in the hospital.  I realised he was struggling to complete the discharge forms as he couldn’t see properly.  I told him I would make an appointment with the Optician for him to have new glasses.  He told me he had never …

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Posted on: 20, June, 2015 | Author: Author
Categories: Humorous

Posted by Chris. This is real toilet humour. Recently my husband was sat watching TV when he heard the cat come in through the cat flap making funny growling noises. He went to investigate and found the cat in the downstairs loo starring intently into the corner. My husband thought that the cat had found …

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Posted on: 24, March, 2015 | Author: Author
Categories: Humorous