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Hemyock A Village on the Blackdown Hills
Welcome to Hemyock
Wednesday, February 10 2016 @ 06:33 AM 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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Let us know you are here!

General News

We are doing a survey to see who uses hemyock.org and what you use it for.  If you are interested in the facilities in Hemyock at all, please send me an email at 'steedpaul' ampersand 'rocketmail.com'.  

It can be blank, as part of my survey is just counting numbers of emails, but if you want to comment on how often you use it; what you are using it for; and whether you found it or not, that would be even more help. I promise no spam in return!

Many thanks in advance,

Paul

 

 

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National Vintage Tractor Road Run - Devon

General News

Dear Parish,

The East Devon Tractor & Vintage Machinery club are coordinating the Devon National Vintage tractor road run 2016, with all proceeds going to Devon Air ambulance; St Luke’s hospice & Devon Freewheelers in Honiton.

The one of a life time’s event, is to be held on Easter Sunday 27th March 2016, will be passing through your Parish.

Entries are £18 per tractor & the downloadable PDF can be found on the clubs web site at: click here 

The route is starting from Smeatharpe Stadium at 9.30am; will travel west, to the Honiton Show Ground, stopping for a lunch and then returning back to the stadium via an easterly path.

We are looking to attract upto 500 tractors for the run, to travel the 28 miles round route during the day. All number of makes of tractors will be present, from Allis Charmers to Zetor.

In celebration of the Road Run, a Grand Draw is being held to raise funds: the first prize being a 1958, vintage Massey Ferguson 35 petrol/TVO tractor; second is £100; third is £50; as well as many other donated prizes.

We hope to raise in excess of £10,000 from this non-profit making event, with all proceeds going directly to the charities above. All efforts to date have been volunteered, resources donated, any costs incurred have been non-profit bearing.

The route will be leafleted prior to the big day, informing all immediate households of the passing vintage traffic.

I would ask for all your support in this charitable event, I also hope every spectator will wave & enjoy the tractors safely passing by. It will be a day to remember in years to come.

Many thanks,

 

Richard   Galling – Vice Chairman EDTMC

Click here for leaflet

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Longmead Management Meeting

Longmead Field

 Longmead Management Group have a committee meeting on Monday 25th January at 7pm.  Click here for agenda and click here for last minutes.

 

 

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Christmas Decoration Competition

Parish Council

Thank you to everyone who entered the competition and made Hemyock look cheerful and festive.

Click here for the results.   

The winners will be sent their cheques in the New Year!

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Temporary Traffic Order

Parish Council

 Click here for temporary traffic order - WHITEDOWN CROSS TO SHACKEL CROSS, HEMYOCK

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Carol Service

General News

TONIGHT - 7pm - St Mary's Church carol  service.  Come and sing well loved carols, hear Christmas readings and listen to the choir sing some wonderful music

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Mary Waldron Trust

General News

 Mary Waldron Trust

 

This fund can assist students in higher and further education (including Richard Huish College) with purchases of books and equipment, including computer requisites.  Those applying should normally be resident in Hemyock or Clayhidon and must have received full time education at one or more of:

  • Hemyock Primary School
  • Uffculme School
  • PETROC (East Devon College)

Applications from students (not their parents) are welcome and must be in writing or email.  Actual receipts for purchases made must be provided in due course.

More details can be obtained from the Secretary, to whom applications should also be addressed:

Mr Mike Reynolds, Hidon Mill, Clayhidon, EX15 3PL

Phone 680481 email osprey31@waitrose.com

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Nativity Crib Festival

General News

A Nativity Crib Festival will be held at St Mary's Church, Hemyock this weekend.  The Festival will feature nativity crib scenes in a variety of materials, shapes and sizes.

The Festival, which is being arranged by the Friends of St Mary's ,will be open Friday 11th and Saturday 12th December from 10 o'clock until 5.30pm and on Sunday 13th December from 12.30pm to 5pm. Admission is free ( but donations would be welcomed for the Friends of St Mary's) and tea, coffee and cakes will be available throughout the day.

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Temporary Traffic Order

Parish Council

 Click here for details of road closure 14-18th December - Whitedown Cross - Shackel Cross

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Temporary Traffic Order

Parish Council

 Click here for details of road closure 14-18th December  - Penn Cross - Combe Hill

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Hemyock Lights Parade

General News

Come along to enjoy the spectacle, join the lantern parade through the village ending outside the church and pub. An evening of lights, music and mulled drinks. Procession starts at Longmead Play Park at 6pm.

We are still looking for people to help us steward the event, if you know anyone who might be interested please encourage them to contact Jess Huffman on the number on the flyer.

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AGM 16th October 2015

Community Land Trust

Summary of Annual General Meeting held on 16th October 2015