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

Posted by Christine Elston Dennis and Jane Johnson were married in 1967 and moved into a new house up Northgate, they joined other newly-weds the  Elston’s, Drew’s and Collinson’s as they started on married life.  Little did they know that they would remain friends for over 50 years. Raising families and becoming immersed in the …

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Posted on: 20, April, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: Editorial
Parish Council

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting Date of meeting: 2 March 2021 Venue: Zoom video conferencing Start time: 7:00pm Councillors present: Councillors Mrs Swann (Chairman), Mrs Boyle, Collinson, Hearne, Mrs Holdorf and Whistler Ward Councillors present: Councillor Mrs Greenwood Also present: Ms Rose (Clerk) Note: These minutes will require approval at the next meeting of the …

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Posted on: 18, April, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: Parish Council

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

The walkington-life blog has not been its usual self recently (apart from the effects of covid), this has been due to a software upgrade that unfortunately did not go as planned. The result was that adding new items to the blog became difficult. I would like to confirm that everything is now okay, but sadly …

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

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
Parish Council

Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting Date of meeting: 2 February 2021 Venue: Zoom video conferencing Start time: 07:00pm Councillors present: Councillors Drew (Chairman), Mrs Swann (Vice Chair), Mrs Boyle, Hearne, Mrs Holdorf, Waterland and Whistler Ward Councillors present: Councillor Mrs Greenwood Also present: Ms Rose (Clerk) Note: These minutes will require approval at the next …

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

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

Are you able to help us? A year ago we were within days of receiving news of an Arts Council grant when everything stopped. Following last year’s COVID cancelled tour of The Catch by Nick Darke we have decided to take the plunge and plan to tour the play a year late but, although we are applying again, …

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Posted on: 9, March, 2021 | Author: editor
Categories: Art