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Posted by Jim Brooks. Please note this is not the full report. Summary The village of Walkington is expanding rapidly at the same time as we come to terms with the pandemic. This paper suggests that we need to invest as a community in walking, cycling and horse-riding facilities. The centre of the village is …

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Posted on: 29, October, 2020 | Author: editor
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Parish Council

The next meeting of Walkington Parish Council, will be a virtual meeting on 6 October 2020 at 7:00pm. For further details please contact the Clerk –  walkingtonparishcouncil@yahoo.co.uk Agenda 20.10.01 Apologies for Absence 20.10.02 Declarations of Interest 20.10.03 Matters for Ward Councillors Sherwood Close – Parking bay application A resident of Sherwood Close requested support for …

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

What is the Annual Parish Meeting?  Well it’s not a meeting of the Parish Council. The purpose of the meeting is so that the Parish Council can explain what it has been doing over the last year and it enables the registered voters of the village to have their say on anything they consider important …

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Posted on: 21, May, 2019 | Author: editor
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Parish Council

The next meeting of Walkington Parish Council will be held in the Methodist Church Meeting Room on Tuesday 2ndApril 2019 at 7:30pm. Agenda  01                   Apologies for Absence 02                   Declarations of Interest 03                   Chairman’s Communications 04                   Public Participation 05                   Community Safety Matters                        Crime Statistics 06                   …

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Posted on: 29, March, 2019 | Author: editor

The following poem was written by Arita Price who lived in the village with her husband Peter in the 1970’s and 1980’s. This is the second poem the blog has posted; the first poem can be read by following the link –  Within View  of Our Church The Gap by Arita Price – Jan 1980 …

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Posted on: 19, March, 2019 | Author: editor
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The poem this Christmas has been selected by Sue Mckinnon. The poem ‘Balloons,’ by the American-born poet Sylvia Plath (1932-1963), opens with a description of how after Christmas we find decorations that seem to hang around for longer than expected. Balloons By Sylvia Plath Since Christmas they have lived with us, Guileless and clear, Oval …

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Posted on: 24, December, 2018 | Author: editor
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Posted by Carol Miller So what is Nordic Walking? Nordic Walking takes ordinary walking to another level by using poles that engage upper body muscles and reduces pressure on the lower joints.  This form of exercise originated from summer training of Cross Country Skiers and then became a recognised fitness activity which is very popular …

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Posted on: 10, October, 2018 | Author: editor