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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.

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.