Walkington Crash Out of Cup After ET

October 4, 2010

The Barrel Walkington were dumped out of cup on Saturday despite forcing extra time. The match finished 2 – 2 at Longcroft School though it was the visitors who had the last laugh scoring two goals in extra time. Final Score Barrel Walkington 2   Park Athletic  4 HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail…

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Local Theatre Company Explores Deep Meanings

September 29, 2010

Theatre company Other Lives Productions has announced the double-bill of plays which it will take on tour around East Riding villages this autumn. The Beverley-based company is presenting “Is There Anybody There…?”, described as a light-hearted sortie into the metaphysical – the world beyond the normal. Mysteries, ghosts and so forth will feature, with a first half comprising stories  which will be recited by actors Neil King and Richard Avery….

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Walkington Win Opening Day Derby

September 12, 2010

Beverley Town Beavers started the season with a local derby against newly promoted Barrel Walkington on Longcrofts 3G pitch. With numbers depleted throughout the club the third XI beavers team saw a number of changes from the previous season however they managed to carve out the first clear chance of the game as Anfield found himself through on goal but shot wide of the left post. The rest of the…

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Barrel Walkington Vs Hodgsons FC Reserves

September 1, 2010

Hodgsons FC Reserves continued their good run of form beating the Barrel Walkington 2 – 1 at Longcroft School. Two goals from Rob Whiting gave the Tanners second string a victory in match that at times got very physical. Picture: Rob Whiting of Hodgsons FC scorer of two goals HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to enlarge the image to full size HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on…

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Walkington CC Vs Middleton CC

August 8, 2010

Walkington CC was beaten by fifty runs as they failed badly with the bat. Fielding first Walkington bowled Middleton out for just 120, though managed to make just 70 runs in reply. Craig Ford said: “We all under performed with the bat, we thought had done enough to win though let ourselves down by not getting the runs we needed.” HU17.net Picture Gallery: Click on the thumbnail picture below to…

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The Velo Club Beverley Summer Road Race 2010

August 2, 2010

Inaugural Velo Club Beverley Summer Road Race won by Stephen Swales Walkington, 1st August 2008 – The first annual road race promoted by local club Velo Club Beverley was won by Stephen Swales, a former local racing star who has returned to racing after a lengthy layoff. In an exciting contest on a circuit running on the roads above Walkington, Swales outsprinted his breakaway companion Stephen Ellis of Rutland CC…

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Pudsey 10K

July 29, 2010

James Pearson and Andy Johnson of Beverley Athletic Club love to compete and take every opportunity to enter local and regional races. Last weekend they travelled to Pudsey to run the annual Pudsey 10k, organised by Pudsey Pacers. Advertised as a scenic, undulating course, the race is rated by runners as one of the most challenging 10ks in the country. Following country lanes and tracks through woods in the first…

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Farewell Drinks @ the Farrow’s

July 26, 2010

Steve and Kay Farrow invited friends and family to their home in Beverley for farewell drinks this weekend. The couple are set to leave the UK to live and work in Mauritius. Kay, the press officer for Beverley Athletic Club, has been a major figure in organising some of the biggest sporting events in this area, such as the Beverley 10k and the Walkington 10k running races.  She has also…

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Walkington CC Vs North Dalton CC

July 25, 2010

Walkington CC slumped to a 7 wicket defeat against North Dalton on Saturday in the East Riding Independent Cricket League. Walkington started the match well and looked to be on course to posting a good score but failed to capitalise on their position at 86/1. Top scorer for Walkington was Richard Walton, who got an impressive 58, but the rest of the batters struggled, including a duck for Craig Ford. Brothers…

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The Big G – ‘Grimpeurs Des Wolds 2010’

July 18, 2010

With the elite riders resting after the intense racing in Beverley Market Place, amateurs and enthusiasts were able to tackle the ‘Big G’ – Grimpeurs Des Wolds. This is not a race but a personal challenge featuring over 600 riders from across the country. This year’s event saw over 500 people sign up within days of the event being announced. Riders can choose between three different routes which vary in…

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Warners’ Walkington Fun Run: Race Report

July 14, 2010

A 1.75 mile family fun run was held before the main 10k race at Walkington last Friday.  It was a fine summer’s evening for runners and spectators and the event was a great success. The race was won by Joe Dudill in 9.49.  He finished 7 seconds ahead of the second boy, David Mason of Kingston-upon-Hull AC.  Philip Nesom of York Acorn won the prize for the third boy to…

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Walkington 10K: Race Report

July 14, 2010

Over 500 runners took part in the annual Airkool Walkington 10k last Friday.  On a hot and humid summer’s evening they tackled a challenging hilly course on rural roads between Walkington and Little Weighton. The race attracted a strong field of athletes from running clubs in Yorkshire and a few from further afield but it was local lad Darran Bilton, now running for Leeds City AC, who won the race…

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