Category: 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

Posted by Richard Clark A few months ago I posted a document to yourselves, titled “Helping Them to Help Themselves”. It identified the lack of first aid skills and equipment in the Township of Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa, plus our attempts to rectify this urgently needed basic knowledge. This paper also highlighted a number of …

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

The fifth Tour de Yorkshire will be held between 2nd – 5th May and once again the Tour will pass through Walkington as part of Stage 1; the race starts in Doncaster  and finishes in Selby, a distance of 178km. Stage 1 will be on Thursday 2nd May and unfortunately, similar to last year, a …

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

Patients will be able to book appointments through their practice either by telephone or in person. All appointments are to be offered on an equal basis. These appointments are pre-bookable, with some on-the-day appointments also available. The appointments are for routine primary care – they are not out-of-hours, urgent care or minor injuries. Patients may …

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

Over last summer the blog covered the story of two girls from Walkington, Jess Clark and Amelia Elvin, as they attempted to complete their Lifestyle Challenge 2018 project.  You may remember their aim was to spend the summer fundraising to purchase and install an automated external defibrillator (AED), on the playing field. If that was not …

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

The blog has received the attached poster from the Clerk to the Walkington Parish Council for publication. The poster outlines a proposal for the development of a new petrol filling station on land north of Killingwoldgraves Lane. The public consultation event will take place on 31st January 2019 in the village hall at Bishop Burton. …

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Posted on: 11, January, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: General

As the countdown begins for the launch of 2019, the blog wishes you all a healthy, peaceful and prosperous New Year. Thank you for your continued support over 2018 and I hope you will follow the blog into its fifth year. The new year offers us all the opportunity to do good and to be …

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Posted on: 31, December, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The December round of the Village Quiz took place last Friday (14th) evening and included teams representing the Pantomime Players, the Methodists and the Newsletter. It was good to see the Village Hall so full, with a large and appreciative audience keen to support their team. In Dennis Johnson’s absence the quizmaster’s role was performed by …

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Posted on: 18, December, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Duchy Homes submitted their planning application on 29th November 2018 to build 29 dwellings at 40 Little Weigthon Road, Walkington; East Riding of Yorkshire Council have validated the application and it is now available for public viewing on the Council’s website. The reference for the planning application is 18/03898/PLF  – Erection of 29 dwellings with associated access, …

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Posted on: 14, December, 2018 | Author: editor
Categories: General