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Parish Council

When you think of a parish council you may summon up memories of the Vicar of Dibley, with characters such as Major Horton, Owen Newitt and Frank Pickle sat around a drafty village hall discussing, well , not very much. Of course, in real life, it’s not like that. A parish council is an important …

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Posted on: 22, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

What is the Annual Parish Meeting?  Well it’s not a meeting of the Parish Council. The purpose of the meeting is so that the Parish Council can explain what it has been doing over the last year and it enables the registered voters of the village to have their say on anything they consider important …

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Posted on: 21, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Uncategorized

This years’s spring production by the Walkington Pantomime Players was the play by John Godber called ‘Lucky Sods.’ I attended the Wednesday performance in the Village Hall and the hall was full with an expectant audience well stocked with nibbles, sandwiches and drink.  The cast and backstage crew presented an excellent performance which showed that …

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Posted on: 21, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Eastern Area Planning Sub-Committee met on Monday afternoon (20th) to discuss a number of planning applications including the application by Duchy Homes to build 31 homes at 40 Little Weighton Road in Walkington. The official recommendation to the Sub-Committee was that the application be deferred for further consideration of two issues: 1) to secure …

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Posted on: 21, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

The next meeting of Walkington Parish Council will be held in the Methodist Church Meeting Room on 14thMay 2019 at 6:30pm. Agenda 01                   Election of Chairman  02                   Election of Vice Chairman  03                   Receipt of Acceptance of Office and Declarations of Interest  04                   Councillor Contact Details  05                   Apologies for Absence 06                   Public Participation 07                   Minutes of the Recent …

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Posted on: 12, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

If like me, on Sunday 14th April, you missed the tractor rally as it processed around the village here is a little taster of what we missed. The Tractor Run was organised by the Beverley Young Farmers to raise funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. I like the fact that they all seem to have their …

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Posted on: 7, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

We stood on the main street, opposite the bus shelter, one weather eye on the ever darkening skies and the other looking for the first sightings of the riders in Le Tour de Yorkshire. The  crowds, gathered along the road, enthusiastically cheering what seemed like an endless parade of police motorcyclists, as they roared passed, …

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Posted on: 7, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

When you think of a parish council you may summon up memories of the Vicar of Dibley, with characters such as Major Horton, Owen Newitt and Frank Pickle sat around a drafty village hall discussing, well , not very much. Of course, in real life, it’s not like that. A parish council is an important …

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Posted on: 6, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council