Category: General

The Friends of Walkington School are holding a Race Night at the Fergie Pub on Friday 15th March. Please come and show your support for the school. The Friends of Walkington School Committee are a group of parents who volunteer to meet and organise fund raising events in order to raise much needed money for …

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Posted on: 12, March, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Posted by Kirsty   I live in the village and attend fitness classes in the village and Beverley but we are sadly close to the classes not being viable – the old saying ‘use it or lose it’ is so true!  Please find below details of the following news story that may be of interest …

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Posted on: 1, March, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

A village resident contacted the blog to advise that she had read a notice on Townend Road which stated that Walkington House was to be demolished on 28th February. Shortly after this, I attended a Parish Council meeting where the same information was relayed to the Parish Council who were unaware of the pending demolition. …

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Posted on: 28, February, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

A few weeks ago I remember seeing this featured on ‘Look North’ with a group of volunteers from a village in North Lincolnshire being trained by the police in the use of speed guns. The pilot was judged to have been a success and will now be rolled out across the area.  What is the aim …

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

The February round of the Village Quiz took place on Friday night (15th) and included teams representing the Pantomime Players, the Methodists and the Awesome Foursome; the Awesome are a village scratch team put together to make up the numbers. The match was the last semi final and so, the winners, would go on to …

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Posted on: 17, February, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Have you ever thought that you would like  the opportunity to be a Walkington Parish Councillor. Well now you’ll have the chance with the elections for all 168 parish and town councils in the East Riding due to take place on Thursday, 2nd May 2019. The nomination period will open on Wednesday 20 March 2019, …

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

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council has requested that all parish councils review and update their Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPO’s). Walkington Parish Council have recently complied and have decided to retain the existing PSCO’s for the village; they are shown below. These Orders were introduced to help deal with anti-social behaviour particular in areas that may …

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Posted on: 14, February, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

While doing some research in Beverley Library for a blog article I stumbled on some further information relating to a post first published on the blog in November 2015. The post concerned a remarkable man called Harold Lythe who played the organ in All Hallows Church.  The new information refers to the stained glass window …

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Posted on: 10, February, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The latest round of the Village Quiz took place last Friday (18th) evening and included teams representing All Hallows Church, the Newsletter and the Walkington Ladies Social Group. There was a good size audience to support the teams; Dennis Johnson was the Question Master and Mike Brookes kept the scores. The question setter was our …

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