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Vestry Meeting at St Mary's Church

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St Mary's Church Rev David Sherwood chaired the annual Vestry Meeting of St Mary's Church, Hemyock when Churchwardens for the coming year are elected.

Retiring Wardens David Bawler, who had served nine years, and Michael Cooper, who had served one, were thanked for their work.

St Mary's Annual Meeting 2008

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St Mary's Church Reports presented at the annual church meeting of St Mary’s Hemyock with Culm Davy Chapel showed them to be lively forward looking communities. The buildings including the Church Room are in good repair and the interior of St Mary’s is to be redecorated during the summer months. Architect plans for possible alterations at the church had been on display and following an open parish meeting Church Council will be considering the way forward.

Annual St George's Day Parade

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General News Carrying the flag of St George, Amie Sellick of 1st Hemyock Scout Group led members of the Tiverton District Scout and Guide Associations as they paraded through Tiverton for their annual service to honour the patron saint of Scouting and to remember the life and service of their founder, Robert Baden Powell.

Groups take it in turn to lead the procession and this year saw the smartly turned out Hemyock youngsters taking pride of place marching in step behind the Tiverton Town Band.

Blackdown Hills Food and Drink Festival

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Hemyock Parish Hall is the venue for the launch of the 2008 Blackdown Hills Food and Drink Festival on Saturday 24th May from 10am to 4pm

There will be something for everyone - local producers selling their fabulous food, drink and crafts. Take some refreshments whilst catching up with  friends and enjoy the entertainment on offer. A great family fun day out and its free!

Hemyock Seeks The Advantages

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Parish Council The Boundary Committee for England is carrying out a structural review of Devon on behalf of national government.

Council Is Energised

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Parish Council The annual Parish meeting on 1st May at the Hemyock Parish Hall is the place to get up-to-date with what is happening in this vibrant rural community.

Erika Jordan's Story

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General News When keen reader Erika Jordan heard of a competition being run by the Fostering Network/Roald Dahl Story Writing Competition she couldn't wait to begin her entry. This week she heard that whilst she is not one of the main prize winner's her story had been selected for the reserve list and to her great delight she has been awarded a Certificate of Recognition and a signed copy of a book by well known children's author Jacqueline Wilson.

Short Mat Bowling

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General News Short Mat Bowling takes place in the Parish Hall, twice a week, on Mondays from 10:15am to 12:15pm and on Thursdays from 2:15pm to 4:15pm.

Around Hemyock

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General News As I write this Easter Sunday is just a few days away when many will have enjoyed visits from family and friends. Others may be on holiday for a longer period and we welcome them and hope they will enjoy the delights of the area. Despite the turbulent weather we sometimes experience nature delights in reminding us that warmer weather will soon be here as colourful Spring flowers, blossoms and budding leaves brighten our days.