Parish Council

  The next meeting of the WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL  will be held in the Methodist Church School Room on Tuesday 1 August 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 …

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Posted on: 26, July, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

On Sunday 23rd July Walkington Bowls Club played host to the Yorkshire Bowling Association 2017 Mens Championship Finals. The weather was unfortunately unkind with a torrential downpour in the afternoon. Although the bowling green flooded around the edges, after a short interval, it recovered sufficiently to allow the competition to resume. There were approximately 32 …

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

The Walkington 10k and Family Fun Run took place Friday evening (14th)  and was a great success with a record number of entries for both events. The races were organised once again by Beverley Athletic Club and what a tremendous effort they put in from marshalling on the route to parking the cars on the …

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Posted on: 25, July, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

The Parish Council has decided to re-advertise the following vacancy:   WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL Clerk: Malcolm J Wells, 21 The Meadows, Cherry Burton, East Yorkshire. HU17 7RL Telephone: (01964) 551176 Email: Walkingtonparishcouncil@yahoo.co.uk   VACANCY FOR A PARISH COUNCILLOR There is a vacancy on the Parish Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Mrs A Eames.  The Parish …

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Posted on: 14, July, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

Posted by Chris Cross Saturday 8th July was a beautiful, warm, sunny day just perfect for the Flower Festival at St. Peter’s Church, Rowley Manor. As we walked into the church we were welccomed by the vicar and one of the lady organisers who explained the purpose of the festival. When asked about the Friday …

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Posted on: 12, July, 2017 | Author: Author
Categories: General

After extensive research, Christine Elston, from the village, wrote a booklet on the Great War (1914-1918) which was distributed to every house in the village along with the Newsletter for June 2014. I happened to see it again recently and wondered how many people still have access to the booklet – not many I thought. …

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Posted on: 2, July, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General

On Tuesday (20th) I accompanied George Southern (Chairman) and Sue Sugars (Clerk) from the Sherwood and Waudby Charity to Walkington Primary School to see some of the children demonstrate the use of iPads donated by the Charity to the school. We were met by Rebecca Hooper, a teacher, who kindly explained how the iPads were …

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Posted on: 23, June, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

WALKINGTON PARISH COUNCIL VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLOR 1. There is a vacancy on the Parish Council caused by the resignation of Councillor Mrs A Eames. 2. The Parish Council is in a position to fill the vacancy by co-option. 3. Any resident interested in being co-opted should apply in writing to the Clerk (address above) or …

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Posted on: 21, June, 2017 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

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