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From Revd David Sherwood - June 08

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St Mary's Church

The past month has been an horrendous time for those living in the Far East following the cyclone in Myanmar (Burma) and the horrific earthquake in China. The scenes we have been shown on television or in the newspapers cannot begin to describe the anguish felt by the survivors. We have seen or heard of those in Myanmar who are denied the aid they so desperately need and yet is readily available - and those in China who have lost so many relatives, especially children in the schools that collapsed.

Millhayes Hall Hold Up Again!

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Parish Council Millhayes Hall was previously the Social Club of the St Ivel works in Hemyock.  It, together with the vehicle garages, is all that is left of the factory which used to produce Utterly Butterly.

Post Office Retained

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Parish Council It appears that the Post Office in Hemyock has been saved from closure during the recent nationwide review.

Musical soiree in aid of Devon Air Ambulance and BSG

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Over 100 people took the opportunity to enjoy a Music Soiree at the home of Jean and Philip Vowles of Hemyock when £400 was raised. The two charities to benefit equally are the Blackdown Support Group and the Devon Air Ambulance.

Many visitors took advantage of the beautiful grounds and views as the earlier section of the evening’s entertainment took place in front of the conservatory before moving indoors. Those taking part varied from primary age children to the more mature.

Photos of Longmead during development

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Longmead Field A series of photos taken by Jack Pursell and others during the development of the Longmead sports field has been added to the website.  They make a fascinating historical record of progress so far, and illustrate the huge amount of work undertaken.  View Slideshow

Flooding in Hemyock - May 2008

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General News Hemyock was hit by a terrific storm at 7pm on Thursday 27th May. The storm was centred on South Somerset with Crewkerne and Ilminster being badly hit; the edge was bad enough. Within minutes the Recreation Field, Bowling Green, the road and gardens of South View and surrounding areas were submerged as rain relentlessly beat down amidst thunder and lightning.

Subs for write-access to Hemyock.org now due

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General News Each organisation pays £10 per year (to cover costs) which give access to editing their space on hemyock.org, this website.  This allows them to have and edit a Static Page as shown on the left hand bar; to be able to make a Calendar entry as shown on the right hand bar, and to enter a Story, like this!   Having lots of local information from local people keeps it current and informative.

If you would like your organisation in Hemyock to be able to do this, see Website Info at the top right and contact us.

Annual Parish Meeting a great success

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Parish Council The recent “Annual Parish Meeting” at Hemyock reflected the confidence which the Council and its community have going forward.








St Mary's Redecorated

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St Mary's Church Following the service to celebrate Pentecost (Whitsun) at 11.15 am on Sunday 11th May the Parish Church of St Mary's will be closed for a period of approximately 5 weeks whilst the interior is redecorated.