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Hemyock A Village on the Blackdown Hills
Welcome to Hemyock
Saturday, December 20 2014 @ 05:15 PM GMT

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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Illuminations

General News

Tonight seasonal illuminations will light up the trees and outer walls of our parish church prior to the annual carol service at 7pm which will be followed by mince pies and mulled wine.  Do come and join us.

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Carols/Sam's Legacy

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Advance notice for  Saturday 20th December -  come and sing carols in the Square (by Pump)  at 6pm .A collection will be taken  for Sam's Legacy in memory of Sam Allen

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NEW Hemyock Fitness Classes

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HEMYOCK FITNESS

The Garages Sport & Youth Centre, Lower Millhayes, Hemyock
 
NEW Classes Starting from Monday 5th January
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Christmas fair/ Christingle

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St Mary's annual Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday 6th December at the Parish Hall from 2 - 4pm

Traditional stalls, raffles, refreshments and lots of other goodies including a visit from Father Christmas will be on ofer.

The following afternoon at 4pm a Christingle service will be held at the parish church.  This is a time when families are  very especially welcome.

Hemyock School choir will be singing and oranges with a central candle representing Christ as the Light of the World will be distributed.

We look forward to seeing you

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Devon County - Tough Choices

Parish Council

Devon County Council's 'Tough Choices - help shape your local services'  have several public consultations on-going.

Click here to link through to the Tough Choices website where you can find links to the Highway Services consultation (ends 5th December) and Budget Spending Priorities 2015/2016 consultation (ends 30th January 2015)

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bedding and clothing appeal

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Over the past couple of years we have collected good quallity second hand clothing, bedding and towels for the charity Christian Response to Eastern Europe. Due to the loss of premises this was halted but with new storage space now available cr2ee is once again accepting goods. if you have any of the above items you would like to donate please contact jbawler1947@hotmail.co.uk or phone 07773579809.  Collection may be possible.

All goods ( and any Christmas Shoeboxes) need to be delivered before November 22nd

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Remembrance Day

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The annual service of Remembrance will be held at the Parish Church on Sunday at 10.15a.m.

Prior to this a parade, to which all are welocome to be part of, will leave the Parish Hall at 10a.m.

 On  Tuesday 11th  a short Act of Commemoration will take place at the War Memorial at 10.45a.m. 

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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