Posted by Mary Wells Roz Jordan-Jackson with her winning painting ‘River Valley’ from the recent Walkington DAPPAs exhibition  ‘A Brush with Culture’ which raised over £620 for HERIB and Parkinson’s  UK.   Editor’s Note: Well done Roz and well done to the Walkington DAPPA group for raising over £620 for the two designated charities. Hope …

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Posted on: 6, October, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: Art
Parish Council

The next meeting of the  Walkington Parish Council will be held in the Methodist Church School Room on Tuesday 3 October 2017 at 7.30 pm.                                                 AGENDA  APOLOGIES 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 this item or …

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Posted on: 1, October, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

Last Saturday (23rd) I had the pleasure of attending the Art Exhibition, ‘A Brush With Culture’ in the Methodist Church Hall. This is the third year the event has been held and judging by the turnout of some 150 people, it looks like the exhibition is well established in the Walkington Calendar. The exhibition features …

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Posted on: 29, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

Posted by Claire I’m still in shock. As a finalist of the Hull Daily Mail Charity Champion I was delighted to know the Bundles of Joy work was being recognised. However, on attending the awards dinner last week I was actually presented with the Charity Champion winners certificate. I was amazed, very humbled and very …

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Posted on: 25, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Well what a day  for Walkington (13th Sept) and what a big news day for the blog. I had the opportunity today to watch the installation of the new telecoms mast on Northlands Farm. With the sun shining and the remnants of Storm Aileen blowing around our ears the new mast went up like clockwork. …

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Posted on: 14, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

   Drawing and Painting for Pleasure Artists (DAPPAs) Artists who take classes in drawing and painting under the tuition of Mary Wells at Walkington Methodist Church Hall each week are holding their third Annual Exhibition at the same venue on Saturday 23rd September. This popular event includes a cake stall and refreshments plus a tombola. …

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Posted on: 11, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

TURNER’S TRUST (BEVERLEY) Charity Commission Number: 215957 Are you employed as a domestic worker: In a residence within eight miles of Beverley Guildhall? By one family for FIVE or more hours a week. Have been in the same employment for FOUR, or more years? If you can answer YES to all three questions you may …

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

WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR There is a vacancy on the Parish Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Mrs A Eames. The Parish Council is in a position to fill the vacancy by co-option. Any resident interested in being co-opted should apply in writing to the Clerk (address below) or contact the Chairman …

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Posted on: 9, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

This summer a lot of the kids in Walkington have been involved with Lifestyle projects to help to improve community life and conservation in the village. The blog recently reported on the Walkington Wildlife Hotel and now we have Project Hedgehog. This project has the aim of raising awareness and helping with the conservation of …

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Posted on: 3, September, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General