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Parish Council

The next meeting of the Walkington Parish Council will be held on 7th January 2020 in the Methodist Church starting at 7:00pm. Agenda 20.01.01 Apologies for Absence 20.01.02 Declarations of Interest 20.01.03 Matters for Ward Councillors Amended Application 03/06008/PLF 97 East End Community Led Housing Commuted Sums Village Footpaths Drains on Kirk Lane Flooding Cyclists …

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Posted on: 30, December, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

Mistletoe by Walter de la Mare Mistletoe Sitting under the mistletoe (Pale-green, fairy mistletoe), One last candle burning low, All the sleepy dancers gone, Just one candle burning on, Shadows lurking everywhere: Some one came, and kissed me there. Tired I was; my head would go Nodding under the mistletoe (Pale-green, fairy mistletoe), No footsteps …

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Posted on: 20, December, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Art

Last Friday (13th,) the Christmas round of the Village Quiz took place, along with the All Hallows Church Christmas Raffle for the Church fabric fund and what an extraordinary night it was. The teams taking part in the quiz were The Pantomime Players, the Awesome Foursome and the Sherwood and Waudby Charity. Each team is …

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

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to walkington-life – yes five years old today. Can you believe it, five years ago, on the 8th December 2014, the blog was introduced to the village and the world, and what a successful fifth year it’s been. We’ve tried to report on, as well as promote, the events happening in the village, which …

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Posted on: 8, December, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

 Our annual Carol Services and the visits of Father Christmas to the pond will take place on Tuesday 17th and Saturday 21st December at 7.00pm. As Always the magnificent Byass steam organ will be there providing the music for the carols followed by “you know who” giving sweets to all the children. You can be …

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

The Church Path will be closed on 3rd December 2019 between 9:00am and 15:00pm, presumably from Little Weighton Road down to the main road at the bottom of the path. The sign does not provide any further details and there is no EYRC notice advising why the closure is required. Please see the photo of …

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Posted on: 1, December, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

I was searching for something that was appropriate for this time of year and came across ‘Dowly Days, written by Ernie Teal MBE. Many of  the blog’s younger readers may not have heard of the man who was often referred to in the media as Mr Walkington.  Ernie was always a great supporter of all …

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Posted on: 27, November, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Recently I was chatting to a friend about the funny things children say. She told me a very funny story about a 10 year old girl while on a school trip to the countryside.  The inner city school catered for deprived children who didn’t have much experience of country life. The school arranged a trip …

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Posted on: 26, November, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous