Welcome to Hemyock Sunday, June 16 2019 @ 07:54 am BST


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The Elections are taking place on 7th May.

Parish Councillors will be at the village market on Saturday 21st February and Saturday 21st March.

Come along and find out about becoming a parish councillor

Devon County - Tough Choices

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Below is a note from Devon County Council

Public transport review

To help meet the £50 million budget reduction required by Government spending cuts next year, we now face making savings of £1.7m from our annual public transport budget. It will be the first time that we have proposed making service reductions for four years.

Most bus services in Devon are run commercially by bus companies at no cost to the Council. However, we spend £5.376m a year to support nearly 200 public bus services, carrying around 4.5m passengers every year. These services would not run without this support.

We also manage the National Bus Pass Scheme for 175,000 pass holders in Devon. This costs us more than £9m every year. Efficiencies have already been achieved across the wider Transport Coordination Service to meet previous savings.

We need your help

Christmas Competition Results!

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 Many thanks for those that dressed their houses and business premises and made Hemyock look festive.  Click here to see results.  Winners will receive their prizes shortly.



Devon County - Tough Choices

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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)

Free Training

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Get Up To Speed! 

Click here to find out about free training which may be available to you from Cosmic Peninsula Consortium.

Station Road Closure

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South West Water is completing some essential works in Station Road commencing 28th July.  

Click here for details of the Temporary restriction on Station Road from Devon County Council.

Click here for some questions and answers from South West Water together with a contact number 



Road Closures for resurfacing

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 From the 30th June 2014 South West Highways will be closing a section of the B3391 Main Road Hemyock for resurfacing & Patching works on behalf of Devon County Council; these works should be completed by 2nd July 2014

The diversion will be B3391, A38, Monument Road, Wellington Hill passing Gidlands Cottage, Combe Hill, Road from Pen Cross to Withy Cross, Station Road, Fore Street, B3391 Culmstock Road.  In addition there will be two smaller local diversions as indicated on the attached map in green to maintain access.  

South West Highways would like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused by these essential works.  We appreciate your co-operation in this matter and should you have any queries please contact me on 01805 622395.  

Yours faithfully 

T. Cook 

Trevor Cook 

Customer Liaison Officer, SWH Ltd (North & West)


Annual Parish Meeting

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 Just a reminder that the council is hosting the 'Annual Parish Meeting' in the Parish Hall at 7pm Thursday 15th May.

  • Find out about Culmstock's Parish Plan - Does Hemyock want its own Parish Plan?
  • Cosmic Ethical IT will be explaining about superfast broadband
  • Come along and meet your councillors.
  • Cheese & Wine

A303 Ahead Survey

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A note from County Highways....


The A303 is one of two main routes into the Westcountry and has been the subject of campaigns to improve the route for many years. The Government commissioned a study by the Highways Agency into improving the entire road, which is due to report in Autumn 2014.

Devon County Council, supported by other local authorities and business leaders is conducting a consultation in parallel to look at what improvements might be made along the stretch of road from Honiton to Broadway.

These findings will feed into the main study, but may also enable the authority to make a start on improvements earlier if Government support can be achieved. It is unlikely that dualling the road will be a potential solution and improvements will take place over time – up to 15 years, as and when funding becomes available.

As a result, we are interested to understand views from road users, communities and businesses along the corridor. Once data has been collected, it will form the basis of a further consultation during the latter half of 2014. The closing date for responses is 22 April 2014. More information will be available from www.a303ahead.co.uk or transportplanning@devon.gov.uk.

Our thanks for your cooperation. 


We would therefore be most grateful if you could spare a few minutes to complete this survey here. More information is available on our website: www.a303ahead.co.uk, or you can contact us on transportplanning@devon.gov.uk, or at Planning, Transportation and Environment, Devon County Council, Topsham Road, Exeter EX2 4QW. The closing date for replies is 22 April 2014.