Whilst it is true to say that the renovation of the pond has drawn some adverse criticism, it also true to say that there is support for the scheme. I was at the pond when the felling started to take some photos for the blog and visited again the next day when the job was …

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Posted on: 18, March, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

From Wednesday 4 April 2018 three new Urgent Treatment Centres will be opening in Beverley, Bridlington, and Goole. These new services will replace the current Minor Injury Units in Bridlington, Beverley, and Goole. If you have an urgent injury that is not serious, life or limb threatening, then your nearest Urgent Treatment can provide assessment, advice …

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Posted on: 18, March, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

The ANNUAL WALKINGTON PARISH MEETING is to be held in the Methodist Church (Meeting Room), Walkington on TUESDAY 3 APRIL 2018 AT 7.00.P.M. This will be followed by the monthly meeting of the Parish Council. AGENDA 1. Apologies 2. Minutes of the Annual Parish Meeting held on Tuesday 3 April 2017 3. Annual Report for …

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Posted on: 18, March, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

All Hallows Church is inviting you to Brunch at the Village Hall on Saturday, 7th April between 10:00am and 12 noon. There will be hot drinks with bacon and sausage butties. The invitation is extended to all and the event will also give you an opportunity you to meet and chat with the new vicar, …

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Posted on: 12, March, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: Uncategorized

Posted by Arvind Mistry. Last September an opportunity arose to join a group of family friends to fulfil one of my personal lifelong ambitions, to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. A ‘Bucket list item for many people, this challenge was especially meaningful for me as it allowed me to return to the country of my birth, Tanzania, …

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Posted on: 6, March, 2018 | Author: Author
Categories: General
Parish Council

The next meeting of the  WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL  will be held in the Methodist Church School Room on Tuesday 6 March 2018 at 7.30 pm.                                                 AGENDA  APOLOGIES  STANDING ORDERS NOS 53-55 MEMBERS’ INTERESTS (report to follow) DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST (Any Member or Officer with a pecuniary interest in any item on the Agenda for …

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Posted on: 3, March, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

The  church clock in the bell tower at All Hallows Church has to use the modern expression,  has had a ‘make over.’ The clock was manufactured by the Leeds based company William Potts & Sons in 1919 and has been in service ever since. The company was taken over by the clockmaking firm Smith of …

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Posted on: 23, February, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Walkington Quiz season is moving towards an exciting conclusion and Friday night’s contest (16th Feb) saw the runners up semi final, with the winner claiming the last spot in the Grand Final on 16th March 2018. Unfortunately, the team from the Sherwood and Waudby Charity had to withdraw leaving the Walkington Ladies Social Group …

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Posted on: 19, February, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The village blog has been advised that work  will be starting to fell trees and clear undergrowth around the village pond on Wednesday 14th February. Consequently the footpath that goes around the pond and then up to Northgate will be temporarily closed for approximately 3 weeks.  The plan is to fell most of the present trees …

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Posted on: 12, February, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

When one nears their mid 70’s does it entitle them to morph into a ‘ Victor Meldrew ‘ type and air their grouses about things that they consider unreasonable? In no particular order, here are my major dislikes. 1 People who pick up after their dogs and then leave the sack on the verge. Do …

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Posted on: 12, February, 2018 | Author: Author
Categories: General