The  yellow roadsigns have gone up in the village and along the main road to Beverley, warning about the traffic delays on 2nd May 2019 due to the Tour de Yorkshire passing through the village. The Men’s Race  starts in Doncaster  at 13:05 pm and finishes in Selby, approximately 4hrs 30 mins later, a distance of …

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Posted on: 23, April, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

You may remember a recent blog post (28th February) regarding the proposal to demolish Walkington House on Townend Road. It came about after a  local resident, and blog reader, said that a notice had been put up to say that the house would be demolished on 28th February 2019. This in fact did not happen …

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Posted on: 19, April, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Walkington Parish Council has recently set-up  it’s own website. The website will allow village residents to access  current and recent parish council minutes and agendas, plus other documents the Parish Council wants circulating such as information posters from various groups including the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. As yet there is no contact information about …

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Posted on: 2, April, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

This year’s summer production by the Walkington Pantomime Players is a play by John Godber called ‘Lucky Sods.’ The play is a hilarious and compassionate comedy about guilt, luck, and superstition, and lives changed forever. Jean and Morris are the lucky sods of the title – they’ve just won the lottery. Morris bought the ticket and …

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Posted on: 2, April, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Once again this Spring the magnolia at the top of Redgates has produced a spectacular display of  pinky white flowers, that look perfect in the early sun. The flowers and flowering buds of  spring flowering magnolias are susceptible to frost damage, however, with the warmish winter and no beast from the east, the tree has …

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Posted on: 2, April, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

The next meeting of Walkington Parish Council will be held in the Methodist Church Meeting Room on Tuesday 2ndApril 2019 at 7:30pm. Agenda  01                   Apologies for Absence 02                   Declarations of Interest 03                   Chairman’s Communications 04                   Public Participation 05                   Community Safety Matters                        Crime Statistics 06                   …

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Posted on: 29, March, 2019 | Author: editor

The following poem was written by Arita Price who lived in the village with her husband Peter in the 1970’s and 1980’s. This is the second poem the blog has posted; the first poem can be read by following the link –  Within View  of Our Church The Gap by Arita Price – Jan 1980 …

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Posted on: 19, March, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Uncategorized
Parish Council

Have you ever thought that you would like  the opportunity to be a Walkington Parish Councillor. Well now you’ll have the chance with the elections for all 168 parish and town councils in the East Riding due to take place on Thursday, 2nd May 2019. Nomination papers are available NOW for the forthcoming elections and must …

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Posted on: 19, March, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council