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
Categories: General

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
Categories: General
Parish Council

The next meeting of the WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL will be held in the Village Hall Upstairs Meeting Room on Tuesday 6 June 2017 at 7.30 pm. AGENDA 1. APOLOGIES 2. DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST (Any Member or Officer with a pecuniary interest in any item on the Agenda for this meeting may declare that interest under …

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Posted on: 4, June, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

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

Submitted by Jane. When our grand daughter Ciara was about 4 years old, her favourite tv programme, which she always looked forward to, was called ‘Alice The Camel.’ One evening she was playing with her toys when the News came on the tv.  The main item was a piece about a problem involving the Labour Party …

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Posted on: 4, June, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous

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
Categories: General

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
Parish Council

PARISH COUNCIL OF WALKINGTON VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR   1. There is a vacancy on the above Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Mrs A Eames. 2. A bye-election to fill the vacancy will be held if, by Tuesday 30 May 2017, 10 electors for the Parish give notice in writing to the Chief Executive of the East Riding of Yorkshire …

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Posted on: 10, May, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council