Category: General

Walkington Bowling Club Open Weekend 29-31st May The club’s Open Weekend will take place over the Bank Holiday weekend:  Saturday 29th May and Sunday 30th May 11am – 4pm Monday 31st May 1 – 4pm On each day members will be on hand to introduce you to the basics of the game and show you …

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Posted on: 17, May, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

The Old Tip Road: Middlehowe Road Imagine there was no road up to the Remembrance Garden, what is usually called the Tip Road. There would still be a farm track to service the farm and house, close to Townend Road, but closed to traffic except for farm vehicles. What a fantastic improvement in amenity value …

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Posted on: 17, May, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Traffic Through Walkington  Even Charlie the labradoodle, who is only 3  1/2, has noticed the increase in traffic as we walk through the village. Any temporary hold-up or road works soon leads to traffic build up in both directions. I’m no traffic engineer, but I have a suggestion which might ease things. At present, the …

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

Good news for our bowling community… the  Bowling Green will re-open on Monday 26th April at 1.45pm. The season will commence with social bowls every Monday and Thursday afternoons, however competitive club fixtures will not re-start until mid May. All players will be required to follow  the ‘Return to Play’ guidance issued by Bowls England. If …

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Posted on: 21, April, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Beverley Library and reference library can be found inside the Treasure House. Although a limited click and collect service has been available over the lockdown period the full range of library services has not yet been available. East Riding have now published plans for the re-opening of some extra library services and we will continue …

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Posted on: 18, April, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Walkington Bowls Club.  The members of the grounds team have been working extremely hard over the last few weeks preparing the green and surrounding area for the 2021 season. The club hope to be able to open the green from the middle to end of April, but at present we are still waiting on guidance from Bowls England who …

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Posted on: 23, March, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: General

Today, on a bright but cold Saturday afternoon, looking at the bare garden and wondering which plants we planted last year and more importantly, in which bit of the border, our thoughts turn to the summer. Not to another lockdown summer in Walkington, but a proper summer with normal summer activities. What can we look …

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Posted on: 13, March, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: 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