Author Archives: editor

Thought it was about time the blog presented another pictorial quiz. This one is called The Young Ones and all you have to do is to put a name to the young face. The answers will appear next week along with the second half of The Young Ones quiz.  Some faces stand out as very …

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Posted on: 24, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous/Fun

Although details are scant at the moment, it would appear that the Fergie has been sold and the good news is it will remain as a pub restaurant. The agent for Jackson and Son has issued the following statement. On behalf of the owners of the Ferguson Fawsitt in Walkington, PPH Commercial are pleased to …

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Posted on: 22, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

 1st June eMinutes of the Parish Council meeting held at 7:00pm on 1 June 2021, Walkington Village Hall. Councillors: Councillors Mrs Swann (Chairman), Collinson, Hearne, Howard, Waterland and Whistler Ward Councillors: Councillor Mrs Greenwood Also present: 4 members of the public and Ms Rose (Clerk) Note: These minutes will require approval at the next meeting …

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Posted on: 21, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

Beverley Library Services says that customers are still very welcome to continue using the order and collect service, however they will no longer have a member of staff on the door in libraries, so books can be collected from the reservations shelves inside the Library. On mobiles, ordered books can still be collected from the …

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Posted on: 15, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Specsavers Walkington 10km and was held last Friday evening, 9th July 2021 under the limitations of Covid regulations. As a consequence the numbers taking part in this year’s race was much reduced even though 502 runners finished the main 10k race with 84 completing the Fun Run. Both races started with groups of three …

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Posted on: 12, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Kirk Lane, linking Little Weighton Road to the B1230, has again been closed to traffic for repairs to the drains. Arrangements have been put in place to allow access for pedestrians and Kirk Lane residents. The problem with the drains will be familiar to any villager who regularly walks up Kirk Lane with the tell …

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Posted on: 11, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

As Village life creeps towards normality we are pleased to report that another annual event, the Walkington 10k and Fun Run, will take place on the evening of 9th July 2021.  This annual event, organised by Beverley Athletic Club, started in 1996 and is extremely popular today amongst club runners and fun runners alike. The …

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Posted on: 6, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

Minutes of the virtual Annual Parish Council meeting held on 4 May 2021 at 7:00pm. Councillors: Councillors Mrs Swann (Chairman), Hearne, Mrs Holdorf, Howard, Waterland, Waudby and Whistler Also present: 2 members of the public and Ms Rose (Clerk) Note: These minutes will require approval at the next meeting of the Parish Council. 20.05.01 Elections …

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Posted on: 8, June, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

On Sunday morning a small group of villagers gathered at the T-junction of Risby Lane and Little Weighton Road to await the procession of approximately 102 tractors. We chatted and made new acquaintances and refreshed old ones with people we had not seen for some time while keeping an eye down Risby Lane with growing …

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Posted on: 7, June, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General