Author Archives: editor

At The Parish Council meeting on 3rd July, Duchy Homes presented a proposal to build 24 houses on the paddock at the top of Redgates, the paddock also runs adjacent to Little Weighton Road and West Mill Rise. A copy of the draft site layout plan has been provided by the developers and is shown …

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Posted on: 13, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

On Saturday (8th July ) a group of Walkington Ladies took part in the Pretty Muddy 5K race at Hull’s  Costello Stadium to raise money for the Race for Life cancer charity. The event involved scrambling over an A-frame and negotiating other obstacles involving plenty of water and mud before finishing at the big slide. …

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Posted on: 10, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Perhaps It’s not big news in the great scheme of things, but nevertheless, worthy of a mention on the blog because after all, it is the only telephone box in the village. The two cheerful painters, Vinny and Chris, were busy completing the preparation for the undercoat, when the photo was taken, and then they …

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Posted on: 5, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The blog has received notification from East Riding of Yorkshire Council of road closures due to take place on Friday 13th July 2018 to accommodate the Walkington 10k Race being held that evening.  The road closures will be effective between 18:30 and 21:30 hours on Friday, 13th July. The order made under the Traffic Regulation …

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Posted on: 2, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

I don’t know how many blog readers are interested in planning regulations and how planning decisions are made and appeals are finally resolved. I found this one particularly interesting but then again I’m getting on and should try to get out more. The case in question refers to the two old cottages on the main …

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Posted on: 2, July, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

On  Saturday the 23rd June Walkington held the annual picnic and family fun and sports day on the playing field organised by the Playing Fields Committee. The event was part of ‘The Great Get Together Weekend.’ Our event was one of thousands, taking place across the country in memory of  the murdered MP, Jo Cox, who …

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Posted on: 25, June, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

What with the World Cup and all the favourable comment about the new film about the life and career of Sir Bobby Robson (More Than A Manager) I thought it might be a good idea to re-publish the Funny But True post, with some of the quotes attributed to Sir Bobby. It certainly got me …

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Posted on: 18, June, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: Humorous

Over the last few weeks, a computer user, can’t have failed to notice the amount of emails from large organisations, such as Google, down to some of the smaller sites, like this one, requesting that you read updated privacy policies. This all to do with the fact that  in 2016, the European Commission approved a …

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Posted on: 12, June, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

In June 2017,  communities up and down the country, came together on the anniversary of Jo Cox’s murder to celebrate everything we have in common, by holding street parties and other community events. Many people expressed the view that this should not be a one off event and so it’s taking place again this year …

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Posted on: 7, June, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General