Welcome to Hemyock Sunday, March 25 2018 @ 04:26 am BST

Chance to Exhibit in Uffculme "FibreFest"

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General News Exhibitors are being sought for Fibrefest 2007 this autumn.The plans for the fibre showcase at Bridwell Park, Uffculme, in September, are taking shape, and the deadline for exhibitors is Wednesday, May 30.

MP Meets Local Farmers

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General News Road pricing, carbon emissions, and the future of farming were among the issues tackled by the Shadow Agriculture and Rural Affairs Minister in Hemyock last Wednesday.

Blackdown Hills Heathland Book

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General News Heathland in the Blackdown Hills and surrounding area is the subject of a new book on sale now.

Coffee Morning Success

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General News A highly successful coffee morning held at a Hemyock couple's home has raised more than £600 for the charity Vranch House Exeter.

European Funding For Young Traders

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General News Young people setting up new businesses in the Blackdown Hills are being urged to act quickly if they want to get European funding.

Christine Celebrates 21 Years of Hemyock Spar

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General News 21 years of business has flown by for the owner of Spar in Hemyock.  Christine Stepney celebrated the shop's coming of age with a food and drink tasting and a giveaway of 21 carrier bags containing ingredients for an English breakfast.

Kissing Gate Will Be Saved!

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Parish Council

The famous kissing gate on Station Road in Hemyock is to stay in the village, the parish council has reassured residents.

Back in December Mid Devon District Council said it would be replacing the gate with a more modern and accessible barrier system.

Band Hits Right Notes in Contest

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General News

A young band from Hemyock has narrowly missed a place in the final of a battle of the bands competition.

Dicentra came third in heats for Somerset County Council's Battle of the Bands contest, held at the Somerset College of Arts and Technology, in Taunton, on January 6.

The competition offered one lucky band the chance to perform before Glastonbury Festival supremo Michael Eavis and spend a day in a recording studio.