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

You may remember that last year the blog published a post on the competition, sponsored by Hull City Council and STAND (St Andrew’s Dock Heritage Park Action Group), to select a sculpture to recognise the Lost Trawlermen of Hull. The competition was won by Beverley artist and blog contributor, Peter Naylor. The memorial sculpture has …

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Posted on: 31, January, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Art