Category: General

Walkington Bowls Club.  The members of the grounds team have been working extremely hard over the last few weeks preparing the green and surrounding area for the 2021 season. The club hope to be able to open the green from the middle to end of April, but at present we are still waiting on guidance from Bowls England who …

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Posted on: 23, March, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Today, on a bright but cold Saturday afternoon, looking at the bare garden and wondering which plants we planted last year and more importantly, in which bit of the border, our thoughts turn to the summer. Not to another lockdown summer in Walkington, but a proper summer with normal summer activities. What can we look …

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Posted on: 13, March, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Many of the clubs and societies that make our village such a vibrant place to live have had to curtail their activities in response to this awful virus. However, one group of enterprising villagers have, to use the current phrase, ‘followed the science’ or in their case, ‘followed the technology’ and continue to meet via …

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Posted on: 19, January, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Another full planning application for residential development in Walkington was received by East Riding Council before Christmas on behalf of Simon Wride Homes Ltd. The proposed site, on land north of 46 Little Weighton Road, will include 9 dwellings with an associated internal access road from Little Weighton Road, parking areas and soft landscaping works. …

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Posted on: 4, January, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Over the last couple  of week I have received several bogus requests for my personal financial details. One was much more devious than the others. The first was a phone call, supposedly from Amazon Prime,  to say they had taken £49 from my bank account. They apologised for the error and said they would return …

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Posted on: 16, November, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Remembrance Sunday this year was very different from the usual service with strict social distancing being observed in the All Hallows churchyard. A good number of people attended the outdoor service and the prayers were read by The Reverend David Messer. Once again the silhouettes were standing, heads bowed, around the church as Steve …

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Posted on: 11, November, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General