Welcome to Hemyock Tuesday, December 18 2018 @ 10:55 am GMT

Hemyock Church Rooms

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General News St Mary's Church Rooms can be hired for parties or regular bookings.

Private Functions only £8.00 per hour
Regular Bookings £5.50 per hour

Pumpkins Playpark Completed!

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General News A campaign to provide Hemyock with a children's play area that started 15 years ago has finally come to fruition.  Jayne McLintock, who founded the Pumpkins Playpark committee in 1992, officially presented the new timber playground to the Village on Saturday, July 7.

The wooden park, built by Brookridge Timber, consists of monkey bars, slides, a climbing wall, climbing ropes, and a high-level walkway that leads to a hut.

Garage Sale Success Story

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General News Margaret and Brian Wheaton of Hemyock would like to thank all those who supported their garage sale on Saturday June 30 which raised £600.

Hemyock Student Wins Beauty Therapy Contest

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General News An 18-year-old student from Hemyock wowed judges at an annual beauty therapy contest in London a fortnight ago.  Amy Grimshaw won the Sterex Student of the Year Competition 2007 at the Roof Gardens Hotel in Kensington on June 13.

Hemyock Artist Selected

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General News An artist from Hemyock has been selected from around 13,000 applicants to contribute to a prestigious art exhibition.  Mary Carter is displaying a traditional painting in the small Western Room at the Royal Academy of Arts 239th Summer Exhibition.

Remember Hemyock's Domesday Project in 1986?

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General News The Domesday Project 1986 was made to coincide with the 900th year anniversary of the original Domesday Book.  Many familiar local names occur in it.  Unfortunately Domesday 1986 was done on rapidly obsolete computer technology and was nearly lost forever.  It has now been put on the web here.  You will have to navigate within it to Hemyock yourself.

Fire At Timber Company

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General News Firefighters from across Somerset and Devon attended a fire at a timber yard in Hemyock this morning.

Foster Caring Couple Awarded For Good Work

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General News A couple from Hemyock have received a Devon County Council Foster Care Award to mark their 10 years of caring for children. Janice and David Bawler of South View, Hemyock, received their award, along with other long-serving foster carers, at a ceremony held at County Hall, Exeter, on Wednesday.