Category: General

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

Yes, it’s that time of year again when the blog needs no excuse to publish our favourite video of Santa Claus with the full compliment of reindeer and a sleigh full of presents. This video has been shown on the blog for the last five years and has proved very popular with our readers. No …

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Posted on: 16, 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

Unfortunately I was unable to attend the Quiz in the Village Hall on  Friday, 15th November 2019, but I am sure it was up to the usual high standard. The teams featuring in the November round were the Walkington Ladies Social Group, All Hallows Church and the Methodists. The team from All Hallows won the …

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Posted on: 25, November, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General