Category: General

This years’s spring production by the Walkington Pantomime Players was the play by John Godber called ‘Lucky Sods.’ I attended the Wednesday performance in the Village Hall and the hall was full with an expectant audience well stocked with nibbles, sandwiches and drink.  The cast and backstage crew presented an excellent performance which showed that …

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Posted on: 21, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Eastern Area Planning Sub-Committee met on Monday afternoon (20th) to discuss a number of planning applications including the application by Duchy Homes to build 31 homes at 40 Little Weighton Road in Walkington. The official recommendation to the Sub-Committee was that the application be deferred for further consideration of two issues: 1) to secure …

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Posted on: 21, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

If like me, on Sunday 14th April, you missed the tractor rally as it processed around the village here is a little taster of what we missed. The Tractor Run was organised by the Beverley Young Farmers to raise funds for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. I like the fact that they all seem to have their …

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Posted on: 7, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

We stood on the main street, opposite the bus shelter, one weather eye on the ever darkening skies and the other looking for the first sightings of the riders in Le Tour de Yorkshire. The  crowds, gathered along the road, enthusiastically cheering what seemed like an endless parade of police motorcyclists, as they roared passed, …

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Posted on: 7, May, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The  yellow roadsigns have gone up in the village and along the main road to Beverley, warning about the traffic delays on 2nd May 2019 due to the Tour de Yorkshire passing through the village. The Men’s Race  starts in Doncaster  at 13:05 pm and finishes in Selby, approximately 4hrs 30 mins later, a distance of …

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Posted on: 23, April, 2019 | Author: editor
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You may remember a recent blog post (28th February) regarding the proposal to demolish Walkington House on Townend Road. It came about after a  local resident, and blog reader, said that a notice had been put up to say that the house would be demolished on 28th February 2019. This in fact did not happen …

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Posted on: 19, April, 2019 | Author: editor
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This year’s summer production by the Walkington Pantomime Players is a play by John Godber called ‘Lucky Sods.’ The play is a hilarious and compassionate comedy about guilt, luck, and superstition, and lives changed forever. Jean and Morris are the lucky sods of the title – they’ve just won the lottery. Morris bought the ticket and …

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