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Hemyock A Village on the Blackdown Hills
Welcome to Hemyock
Monday, October 20 2014 @ 10:11 PM 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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2015 MOBILE LIBRARY TIMETABLE

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 please click here for 2015 mobile library timetable

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Christmas Shoeboxes

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There is just over a month before Christmas Shoeboxes need to be  handed in at 4 South View.

All boxes from those for the  youngest to the eldest folk  are gratefully accepted and will be distributed to the very poorest families in Eastern Europe by Christian Response to Eastern Europe (CR2EE)

There are more details in the latest issue of the Parish Pump, page 25.  Many thanks to all who support this worthy cause.

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Hemyock Singers

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Songs from musicals have been chosen by Hemyock Singers for their concert in December.  Joseph, Miss Saigon, Oklahoma, and West Side Story are just some of the shows the songs are from.  Do come and join the rehearsals at the Baptist Chapel on Mondays at 7.30pm as we would welcome new members.

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Wellington Wheelers

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Starting on Sunday 12th October Wellington Wheelers will start a newly introduced ‘beginners group’ that is aimed at women and those looking to improve their fitness and mileage in a relaxed and friendly group. The C group will continue every Sunday up until December.

Group rides begin at 9am, meeting in Asda car park on Longforth Road, Wellington.

The pace will be gentle, with a sensible distance that will be suited to all. The ride will be led by an experienced member of the Wellington Wheelers and a café stop will be included within the route. For more information please get in touch with Alice Rimes (alicelrimes@gmail.com) or via our website or Facebook page. http://www.wellingtonwheelers.co.uk/

Wellington Wheelers also welcomes any other cyclists that wish to participate in standard club rides (35 - 50miles) on Sunday mornings at the same time. This includes a fast pace bunch and a mid-pace bunch.

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Ist Hemyock Scout' Annual Sale

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Ist Hemyock Scout' Annual Sale is on Saturday 4th October in the Parish Hall, doors open at 2pm, there will also be a bbq and cream teas

If you have any jumble please bring along between 7-9 on Friday 3rd or between 10-12 on the 4th, if you require larger items to be collected please call Wendy on 01823 680535

 

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Quiz Night Tickets Selling Fast

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Tickets are selling fast for the Quiz Night this Saturday, 27th September. If your team hasn't bought or reserved their tickets yet, please contact John Hurley on 07891 941306 or drop into Hemyock Post Office.

Many thanks.

Hemyock Cricket Club

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HARVEST FESTIVAL

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This Friday,  26th September , Harvest Festival will be celebrated at the Parish Church at 7pm.  The guest speaker will be the Rev. Tony Grosse - a past Rector. 

St Mary's has been supporting the local Foodbank in recent months  and you are invited to bring along donations of tinned or packet food to either this service or the 11.15  Harvest celebration on Sunday.  Gifts may also be left in the box at the back of the church.  Please ensure all donations are within date.  At present there is a shortage of UHT milk - rice pudding - biscuits - fruit juice- tinned fruit  but all contributions ( including dog food) are welcome.

We look forward to seeing you

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Embrace Group - Children's Home

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A new meeting has been arranged for 23rd September at 6pm.

 

 

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Quiz Night Tickets Now On Sale at the Post Office

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Tickets for Hemyock Cricket Club's Quiz Night on Saturday 27th September are now available from Hemyock Post Office. The Quiz starts at 7.30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Tickets are priced at £30 for teams of four, five or six members, which includes food. There is a licensed bar and raffle, and a cash prize of £100 for the winning team.

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Meeting cancelled

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 Embrace has cancelled the meeting scheduled for 10am on 18th September.

Please see email below 

Good Morning All,

We are sorry for the short notice, however we are going to postpone the meeting scheduled for tomorrow, at 10:00. We have taken on board your feedback and we will shortly be sending out some information in answer to the questions or concerns you have raised. 

We are currently looking at some dates for an evening or weekend meeting which we will advise you of ASAP. Please can you let anyone else know that the meeting tomorrow has now been cancelled. We apologise for any inconvenience and we will be back in contact shortly.

 

Kind Regards.

Lauren Moore

PA to Gill Holt, Director of Specialist Education & Childrens Residential Services, Childrens Services

 

 

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New Members Welcome for Community Land Trust

Community Land Trust

Applications are currently being invited for membership of the Upper Culm Community Land Trust Ltd. Membership confers voting rights at the Annual General Meeting and other general meetings of the Trust.

The Upper Culm Community Land Trust Ltd is an open membership, not-for-profit organisation – anyone who lives in the Hemyock/Clayhidon area can apply to join the Trust. Applicants must agree with the Rules of the Trust which may be found on the hemyock.org website at http://hemyock.org/article.php/20120813100859798 . Applications will be considered by the Trust's Directors.

Membership costs £5 (which purchases five shares with a nominal value of £1), and there is an annual subscription of £5.

Application forms are available by emailing neilpunnett@aol.com.  

In order to attend the Trust's Annual General Meeting to be held on Thursday 9th October, applications must be received by the Company Secretary by 22nd September 2014.

 

Thank you.

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St Mary's Church

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September is always a busy month at the Parish Church which begins on Sunday 7th with a short Family Service followed by a Patronal lunch.

The following Sunday Heritge weekend is celebrated with Morning Prayer following the Book of Common Prayer and in the afternoon the Friends of St Mary's will be organising a display titled All Our Yesterdays, and of course there will be delicious teas for sale.  The display will be of 1960's items - if you have anything you would like to offer please phone 680436 asap.

Holy Communion will be celebrated on 21st September at 11.15a.m.

The end of the month sees the village Harvest Festival being enjoyed. FRIDAY 26th is the date for your diary with a service at 7pm when the talk will be given by Rev Tony Grosse,a past Rector of our local churches .This will be followed by a bring and share supper in the Church Room..

The Harvest theme continues on Sunday 28th with the blessing of produce at the 11.15a.m. service.

We do hope that you will be able to join us for some, if not all ,of these special events