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Hemyock A Village on the Blackdown Hills
Welcome to Hemyock
Tuesday, April 21 2015 @ 10:49 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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St Mary's Church

General News

A glorious afternoon spent at Hemyock Parish church for a service of thanksgiving when a new oak/glazed porch door,wooden churchyard seats and trumpet organ stop were dedicated by the Bishop of Crediton. Cream teas were served after the service. Many past church members and
church friends had travelled from as far afield as Exmouth, Berkshire, Dorset,Exeter, Plymouth, Warwickshire and Shropshire joining those from the more local area and parishioners as friendships were remembered and renewed.  Long standing residents may remember some folk who had ties with the church  a number of years ago these  included Margaret and David Llewellyn -Jones. Ron Cork, Ruth and Judith Hannaford, Ann and Sue Matthews, Ann Turner and John Northam  who had all travelled some distance to be at the service

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Commons Management Group Meeting

Parish Council

The parish council is looking at the possibility of creating a community orchard/environmental area/allotments.

Neil Dixon, from The National Allotment Society is a guest speaker at the Commons Management Group meeting on Thursday 23rd April, 7.30pm Longmead. 

Come along and find out more.

 

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Hustings Event - Wednesday 29th April at 7.30pm Forbes Lounge, Parish Hall

Parish Council

Hemyock Parish Council 

You are invited to attend to hear   

 

Prospective Parish Councillors make short presentations on 

  

 Wednesday 29th April 2015 at 7.30pm  

 

to be held at  

 

 Forbes Lounge, Hemyock Parish Hall  

 

This is an opportunity for you to hear from the candidates for Hemyock Parish Councillors who choose to attend and who are standing for election

 

 

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Blackdown Hills Transition Group Hustings

General News

The Blackdown Hills Transition Group invites you to

2015 General Election Hustings

Live Debate

Question your Parliamentary Candidates for

Tiverton & Honiton

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PARISH COUNCIL ELECTION 7TH MAY 2015

Parish Council

PARISH COUNCIL ELECTIONS - THURSDAY 7TH MAY 2015

Click here to see the Statement of Persons Nominated for election as a parish councillor for Hemyock.

Please make sure you come out and vote.

 

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Road Closure

Parish Council

Circumstances and weather permitting on behalf of Devon County Council, SWH will be carrying out the following works under a road closure as shown below:

Type of Works:  Drainage

Location: Five Bridges Cross to Madford Cross Hemyock - click here for map

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VE Day celebrations 2005

General News

Came across the following today in a Parish Pump dated June 2005 -

Hemyock festivities for the 60th anniversary of VE Day - blustery weather - open air service for about 100 - bunting, balloons and Union Flag decorated the Parish Hall where service was held - wreath laid at the War Memoriall - bring and share tea - well loved music  with singing from the 1940's - dancing to the music of Glenn Miller - £150 raised for the RBL  WW2 Anniversary Appeal - medals glistened - eyes misted - but my goodness how those veterans stood straight and proud as the National Anthem was sung

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Tickets for Quiz Night

General News

Tickets for the Quiz Night on Saturday 18th April are now available in the Post Office, £30 per team of up to six which includes food.

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Easter

General News

A special craft session for children will be held at St Mary's Charity and Coffee Shop (Church Room) on Easter Saturday 10 - noon. Have a browse amongst the stalls then enjoy a coffee and cake whilst the youngsters work on their masterpieces.  

Enjoy the early morning with a Sunrise Service at Grays Farm on Easter Sunday followed by a cooked breakfast  ( must be ordered) - see Parish Pump for details

At the parish church Easter will be celebrated with a service of Holy Communion at 11.15am.  Do come and join us

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Quiz Night Saturday 18th April - Change of Mobile Number

General News

Please note that John Hurley's mobile telephone number has changed to 07972 744279.

 

Hemyock Cricket Club Quiz Night Saturday 18th April 7.30 p.m. in the Parish Hall. Tickets from Hemyock Post Office or telephone John on the above number.

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Palm Sunday

General News

Donkeys will lead the procession through the village this coming Sunday leaving the Parish Hall at 10.30am to  walk to the Parish Church for  the  Palm Sunday service . All are invited to join.   The service will include a dramatised reading. 

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ANNUAL PARISH MEETING TONIGHT!

Parish Council

Come on down to the Parish Hall tonight for the Parish Council's Annual Parish Meeting.

Meeting starts at 7pm

There will be displays around the hall from local clubs and organisations, presentations and ending with cheese and wine.  Everyone welcome, come along.

click here for agenda.