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The following poem was written by Arita Price who lived in the village with her husband Peter in the 1970’s and 1980’s. This is the second poem the blog has posted; the first poem can be read by following the link –  Within View  of Our Church The Gap by Arita Price – Jan 1980 …

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Posted on: 19, March, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Uncategorized
Parish Council

Have you ever thought that you would like  the opportunity to be a Walkington Parish Councillor. Well now you’ll have the chance with the elections for all 168 parish and town councils in the East Riding due to take place on Thursday, 2nd May 2019. Nomination papers are available NOW for the forthcoming elections and must …

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Posted on: 19, March, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

The Friends of Walkington School are holding a Race Night at the Fergie Pub on Friday 15th March. Please come and show your support for the school. The Friends of Walkington School Committee are a group of parents who volunteer to meet and organise fund raising events in order to raise much needed money for …

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Posted on: 12, March, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Posted by Kirsty   I live in the village and attend fitness classes in the village and Beverley but we are sadly close to the classes not being viable – the old saying ‘use it or lose it’ is so true!  Please find below details of the following news story that may be of interest …

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

A village resident contacted the blog to advise that she had read a notice on Townend Road which stated that Walkington House was to be demolished on 28th February. Shortly after this, I attended a Parish Council meeting where the same information was relayed to the Parish Council who were unaware of the pending demolition. …

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Posted on: 28, February, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

A few weeks ago I remember seeing this featured on ‘Look North’ with a group of volunteers from a village in North Lincolnshire being trained by the police in the use of speed guns. The pilot was judged to have been a success and will now be rolled out across the area.  What is the aim …

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Posted on: 26, February, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General
Parish Council

The next meeting of the  Walkington Parish Council will be held in the Methodist Church Meeting Room on Tuesday 5 March 2019 at 7:30pm. Agenda  01                   Apologies for Absence 02                   Declarations of Interest 03                   Chairman’s Communications 04                   Public Participation 05                   Community Safety Matters Crime Statistics Chief Constable Correspondence 06                   Minutes of the Recent Meetings of …

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Posted on: 26, February, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

The February round of the Village Quiz took place on Friday night (15th) and included teams representing the Pantomime Players, the Methodists and the Awesome Foursome; the Awesome are a village scratch team put together to make up the numbers. The match was the last semi final and so, the winners, would go on to …

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Posted on: 17, February, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General