Category: General

Would you like to take some time out to find space to reflect on things that really matter to you? Would you enjoy finding some sacred space away from the stress of everyday life? Would you like to explore long-held aspirations, desires or beliefs? If so, this could be for you. ‘A Moment in Time’ A new …

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Posted on: 6, September, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

All Hallows Church are organising a Tea Dance in October in aid of church funds.  It is to be held in Bishop Burton Village Hall on Wednesday, 16th October 2019. So, if you like cake and a dance what better way to spend a late afternoon in October. All the details can be found on …

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Posted on: 6, September, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Walkington Bowls Club Finals Weekend, the biggest annual sporting event in the village, has just been completed. The weekend is the culmination of nine club competitions run throughout the bowling season, which runs from mid April to mid September. The weather was as it was, good for the start of the weekend bowling on Friday, then …

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

As part of the Duchy Homes development, Little Weighton Road, will be closed to traffic between Risby Lane and Townend Road commencing 1st October 2019 to allow carriage widening works to take place, it is anticipated that the work will be completed by 1st December 2019. As the map shows  the alternative route for traffic …

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Posted on: 26, August, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

On Thursday (15th) we went to the BBC’s Countyfile Live at Castle Howard and what a great day out it proved to be. Our friends picked us up at 6:45am and we  arrived at the main entrance at about 8am to be presented with a tickets for a free bacon sandwich. Good start!! The weather …

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Posted on: 22, August, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Posted by Max Harris-Smith The 2019 World Scout Jamboree was held between July 22 and August 2, 2019, at The Summit Bechtel Reserve in the  mountains of West Virginia, USA. I would urge everyone apply for a jamboree or international scouting event because I have just had an amazing time at the 24thWorld Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. …

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

The blog has received a copy of East Riding Bus Service News and I’m sorry to advise that the Walkington bus service has been severley reduced. From week commencing Sunday 1st September, the 63 Service between Beverley and Hull Interchange and Hull Interchange to Beverley will no longer operate. The service has been replaced by …

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Posted on: 16, August, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Posted by Robin Taylor 2015-2020 My previous two contributions to the Walkington Blog covered the years 1945 to 2015 and then the story ended in the Autumn with several planning proposals under consideration but as yet undecided. The views expressed are of course entirely my own.  East End (Main Street) In the case of the …

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Posted on: 4, August, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

A number of residents living on West End have received an unofficial leaflet to advise about a proposed planning application for a pig farm which the leaflet says will ‘affect your village.’ The planning application (ref 19/02291/PLF) was submitted to East Riding Council on 1st July 2019 for the erection of an agricultural building for …

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Posted on: 3, August, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General