Monthly Archives: April 2008

REGINALD THOMAS CHUMBLEY

Today the people of Walton have said goodbye to one their much-loved ‘locals’ Reg Chumbley, a born-and-bred true Waltonian, died on April 3rd aged 77. He was a familiar figure around the town and the backwaters of Walton where his … Continue reading

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GRANDMA SHAFE

I have just been reunited with a wonderful little book by the authoress ‘Miss Read’ entitled ‘A FortunateĀ  Grandchild’ which has a particularly special place in my heart and should be read by anyone who loves Walton. Miss Read is … Continue reading

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HIPKIN’S BEACH UPDATE

Back in November I wrote about the changing face of Hipkin’s Beach Today the transformation has taken its next stepĀ – the erection of nine brand-spanking-new beach huts. Six have already made an appearance although not yet completed. When they are … Continue reading

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