Category: General

Christmas at the Pond WILL be going ahead!! Our annual Carol Services and the visits of Father Christmas to the pond will take place on Saturday 18th and Tuesday 21st December at 7.00 pm at the West End of the pond. Please put these dates in your diary and don’t forget “Strictly” fans – you can watch the final …

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Posted on: 5, December, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Walkington Village Hall welcomes back, after a what seems like a long absence, the Christmas Pantomime presented by the Walkington Pantomime Players. The production is one of the all time classic pantomimes – Cinderella. The show has been written by two ladies from the village Jane Sharp and Niki Henderson who also co-wrote the last …

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Posted on: 5, November, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The  church clock in the bell tower at All Hallows Church has to use the modern expression,  has had a ‘make over.’ The clock was manufactured by the Leeds based company William Potts & Sons in 1919 and has been in service ever since. The company was taken over by the clockmaking firm Smith of …

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Posted on: 30, September, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

If you would like to book a bench for the October session of the Creative Hub, held in the Village Hall, please see the booking instructions on the poster.

Posted on: 30, September, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The latest edition of the Sunday Times featured, in the Home section, a selection  considered to be ‘The 50 Best Villages in the UK’.  The list was compiled by Tim Palmer, who wrote that ‘Post-pandemic, place is more important than ever, and we are prepared to pay a premium to live in a village or …

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Posted on: 12, September, 2021 | Author: editor
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As reported in the last post (21st July) the Fergie has been sold to an Investment Company and now they are advertising, via Barry Crux Ltd, for a tenant. I am told that there has already been interest from several parties. The advert below on the Barry Crux website describes the Fergie as follows: *         …

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Posted on: 3, September, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Although details are scant at the moment, it would appear that the Fergie has been sold and the good news is it will remain as a pub restaurant. The agent for Jackson and Son has issued the following statement. On behalf of the owners of the Ferguson Fawsitt in Walkington, PPH Commercial are pleased to …

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Posted on: 22, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Beverley Library Services says that customers are still very welcome to continue using the order and collect service, however they will no longer have a member of staff on the door in libraries, so books can be collected from the reservations shelves inside the Library. On mobiles, ordered books can still be collected from the …

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Posted on: 15, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Specsavers Walkington 10km and was held last Friday evening, 9th July 2021 under the limitations of Covid regulations. As a consequence the numbers taking part in this year’s race was much reduced even though 502 runners finished the main 10k race with 84 completing the Fun Run. Both races started with groups of three …

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Posted on: 12, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Kirk Lane, linking Little Weighton Road to the B1230, has again been closed to traffic for repairs to the drains. Arrangements have been put in place to allow access for pedestrians and Kirk Lane residents. The problem with the drains will be familiar to any villager who regularly walks up Kirk Lane with the tell …

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Posted on: 11, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General