Parish Council

Walkington Parish Council  Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting Date of meeting: 14 July 2020 Venue: Virtual Meeting Start time: 19:00 End time: 21:45 Councillors present: Councillors Drew (Chairman), Mrs Swann (Vice Chair), Mrs Boyle, Hearne, Mrs Holdorf, Whistler and Waudby Ward Councillors present: Councillor Mrs Greenwood Absences without apologies: Councillor Collinson  Also present: Mr Waterland …

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Posted on: 16, September, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

The End of an Era! Last week the Fergie announced it would close its doors on 4th October. This iconic pub has been in the village for as long as I can remember (first licence 1866). Like lots of people who live in the village and lots of visitors who come to the pub, we …

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Posted on: 7, September, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Posted by Wendy Mitchell I’m not sure why I decided to splash out on a camera just before lockdown arrived. Before we’d really understood the significance that Covid was going to have on our lives. But I’m so glad I did as it’s kept me sane, it’s given me a reason to exist each day …

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Posted on: 25, August, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Here we go again with another quiz from my friend in Sheffield. There are thirty questions and all you have to do is to identify the character or the building etc. Last weeks musical quiz was very popular, however, a few of us struggled to complete them all. When you see the answers it all …

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Posted on: 25, August, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

It has been a difficult few months at Walkington Village Hall as there has been no income since Lockdown was announced. Village Hall Committee members have been looking after the building and keeping it safe. However things are now looking up and we have completed our Action Plan for reopening and we are ready to …

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Posted on: 18, August, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Bowls England have launched an initiative to encourage people to try the game of bowls. Walkington have signed up to join the “Let’s Roll” campaign. Anyone villagers or friends of are most welcome to try the game with a free introductory session at the club. Coaching and equipment will be provided. If you wish to give …

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Posted on: 18, August, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Another post from the blog archives from 2017; the following advice is just as relevant today, maybe even more so!  At the term ‘computer security’ most people switch off because they think of it as something technical and complicated. The answer is that it can be, but the most important stuff is actually very simple. …

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Posted on: 18, August, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Although the self isolation quizzes have come to an end, the blog is proud to present a new musical quiz provided by a friend living in Sheffield. This quiz will be ideal for those of us, who shall we say, go back a few musical decades. The quiz has 25 questions and all you have …

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Posted on: 3, August, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun