Category: 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

Many Walkington residents have asked the blog to keep them up to date with any developments in the proposal, made by Jim Brooks, to establish more paths or routes around the village to facilitate walking, jogging and cycling .  Jim has now provided plans which include some proposed paths. Unfortunately, I’m afraid that once the …

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Posted on: 8, November, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Here we go again with another version of the Lockdown. However, this time there are differences to the one which started in March. For example East Riding Libraries will be offering an ‘Order and Collect’ service throughout the proposed lockdown period The service does not allow you to attend the library and browse around the …

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Posted on: 8, November, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

It has been announced by the Chairman of the Playing Fields Association  that the Fireworks display for this year has been cancelled. Although this news was to be expected it’s a shame that the action has been necessary. The display is always a spectacular event and has become one of the most popular occasions on …

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Posted on: 1, October, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The End of an Era! Last week the Fergie announced it would close its doors on 4th October. This iconic pub has been in the village for as long as I can remember (first licence 1866). Like lots of people who live in the village and lots of visitors who come to the pub, we …

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Posted on: 7, September, 2020 | Author: editor
Categories: General