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Hemyock A Village on the Blackdown Hills
Welcome to Hemyock
Tuesday, September 01 2015 @ 04:58 AM BST

Welcome to Hemyock


Hemyock is the largest village on the Blackdown Hills, which is now designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The parish has an area of about 2350 hectares, and lies on the NW of the Blackdown Hills.

The village boasts a wide variety of clubs and activities to suit all ages and requirements - from bowls and tennis to WI and religious meetings.


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Temporary Traffic Order

Parish Council

 Click here for details of traffic order - LOWER MILLHAYES AND FLASHFORD BRIDGE

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Temporary Traffic Order

Parish Council

 click here for details of temporary traffic order Madford Cross to Higher Mackham Farm

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Toilet

General News

St Mary's need to raise around £40,000 to to install a toilet and  carry out  various other work at the parish church.  You may have noticed that there are 3 flowering loo pans outside of the church and these have now been photographed and the picture turned into a postcard.  They will be on sale at the Charity and coffee shop and  are in the church - 50p each.  Bulk orders with discount from Ron White.

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Local Inquiry - Definitive Map Modification Order

Parish Council

Following a Definitive Map Review there will be a local inquiry on Tuesday 8th December at 10am in the Parish Hall.  Click here for more details.

 

 

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Clayhidon Definitive Map Review

Parish Council

The Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 requires Devon County Council to keep the Definitive Map and Statement of public rights of way under continuous review and to make modifications where it appears that routes should be added, regraded or deleted.  A review is currently being undertaken in the Parish of Clayhidon.

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Twinning AGM & BBQ

St Mary's Church

 Twinning BBQ & AGM

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Parish Pump magazine

General News

Unfortunately the last page of the Around Hemyock item is missing from the Aug/Sept.issue of the Parish Pump so for your delight here it is!

 

We remember all those known to us who are unwell think very especially of Dr Mark Couldrick

By the time this issue has been distribte, David and I, like many, will have enjoyed a holiday. Cheyenne and Erika meanwhile will have been amongst a party of 10 Uffculme Academy students (including Johnny Atkinson from Culmstock) who have joined other students from around the country visiting China for 2 weeks. The Uffculme party will be in Beijing before moving to Qingdao. The itinerary includes visiting Tian'anmen Square and the Forbidden City, the Summer Palace and walking the Great Wall as well as having Mandarin lessons (with exam!), visiting homes and taking part in sports activities.

Whether you are holidaying at home or away, or are visiting this area, we hope the time will bring you rest and enjoyment.

As has become the custom a cream tea afternoon brought many visitors to Prings Farm and a huge amount of money was raised for cancer charities. A warm thanks to the organisers and to all who supported the event.

Cream teas leads me back to Wimbledon (sorry non tennis fans) where Federer has just beaten Murray in the semi final and our house (well me really!) breathes a sigh of relief. Time to pack for holiday methinks!

The mellowness which we usually experience during September brings us Harvest Festival which is celebrated in our churches and school. A wonderful time for us all to get together and give thanks for "All good gifts around us" So to all those who work on the land or in any capacity to bring us food and goods a heartfelt thank you

Any news you would like to share would be welcome.

Janice

jbawler1947@hotmail.co.uk

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Temporary Traffic Order

Parish Council

 Click here for Temporary Road Traffic Order on 5-7 August 

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SUMMER FETE

General News

This Saturday (11)  the annual church fete and Scout open afternoon will be held at the Recreation Field ( next to Parish Hall) from 2-5pm

The event will be opened by DR. DONALD McLINTOCK

Stalls, teas, bouncy castle,bar, face painting, BBQ  and lots of Scouting activities on offer - something for all the family

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Himalayan Balsam Pull

Parish Council

The Parish Council will be pulling some of the Himalayan Balsam opposite the flood bridge on Tuesday evening 7th July at 7.30pm.  Any volunteers would be welcome!

Click here for pamphlet giving more information.

 

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Temporary Traffic Order

Parish Council

 Please click here for information about a temporary traffic restriction.

 

 

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TOY SERVICE

General News

This coming Sunday July 5th - 10.30a.m. bring your favourite toy to St Mary's church for a short service to include songs, craft, refreshments and to help look  for the missing sheep - whatever your age do join us ......... and don't forget your toy!