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

Posted by Jane Just a line to say I’m living,  that I’m not among the dead, though I’m getting more forgetful  and mixed up in the head. I got used to my arthritis,  to my dentures I’m resigned, I can manage my bifocals  but God I miss my mind, For sometimes I can’t remember,  when …

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Posted on: 10, February, 2019 | Author: Author
Categories: Art
Parish Council

Walkington Parish Council The next meeting of Walkington Parish Council will be held in the Methodist Church Meeting Room on Tuesday 5 February 2019 at 7:30pm. AGENDA 01​ Apologies for Absence 02​ Declarations of Interest 03​ Chairman’s Communications 04​ Public Participation 05​ Community Safety Matters a) Crime Statistics b) Office of Police and Crime Commissioner E-Bulletin …

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Posted on: 29, January, 2019 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

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