Category: 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
Categories: General

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

As Village life creeps towards normality we are pleased to report that another annual event, the Walkington 10k and Fun Run, will take place on the evening of 9th July 2021.  This annual event, organised by Beverley Athletic Club, started in 1996 and is extremely popular today amongst club runners and fun runners alike. The …

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Posted on: 6, July, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

On Sunday morning a small group of villagers gathered at the T-junction of Risby Lane and Little Weighton Road to await the procession of approximately 102 tractors. We chatted and made new acquaintances and refreshed old ones with people we had not seen for some time while keeping an eye down Risby Lane with growing …

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Posted on: 7, June, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

My name is Steve Whitehead and I am Chairman of Mill Lane United FC  who have leased and maintained Broadgates playing fields from ERYC since 1994. The playing field is privately leased from ERYC and public access has been allowed solely at the discretion of the Club since we took the lease on. We are responsible …

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Posted on: 1, June, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

As we move out of the restrictions of the past year and life slowly begins to return to normal, services at All Hallows Church are resuming.   Our worship has been available online at www.thefourtowers.co.uk for the past year and will continue to be posted there, but services in June which all are welcome to attend …

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Posted on: 28, May, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General