Welcome to Hemyock Tuesday, October 16 2018 @ 07:19 am BST

Just A Thought!

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Parish Council Mindful of the current financial climate, The Parish Council has been considering sites which might be used for Allotments. One such area was the ground to the rear of the garages at Millhayes.

Footpaths, Bridleways and Byways the Definitive Map for Hemyock.

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Parish Council Devon County Council are reviewing the Definitive Map & Statement for Hemyock and are seeking proposals from organisations and individuals about footpaths, bridleways and byways. Changes and amendments to the map will be considered where plausible and backed up by sufficient data. Please contact our Parish Clerk, Anne Kingston on 680918.

At Last - We have a Police Person!

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Parish Council After a two year wait, Police Woman Victoria Underhill is the new Beat Manager for the Upper Culm area including Hemyock. She introduced herself at a recent parish Council meeting when delivering the up-to-date crime figures which continue to be on the low side - which is encouraging. Vicki was warmly welcomed by Heather Stallard Chair of HPC. But our excitement may be premature!

Parish Meeting

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Parish Council Come and find out what is happening in and around the village - current plans and recent achievents.  Ask your questions and listen to interesting speakers.  Thursday 30th April at Hemyock Parish Hall 7.00pm.  Cheese and wine event.

Pavements we need them, but who owns them?

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Parish Council Hemyock Parish Council has negotiated with some residents to give up property frontage in order to make way for pavements. This ongoing project is proving successful and very popular. It has also become normal for planners to make the provision of pavements outside properties part of their consent on major works where this is reasonable. An example is the recent new builds along Station Road. But an interesting planning question has arisen; “who then owns the pavements?”

Phone A Friend

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Parish Council The Blackdowns look great in white, but maybe you know someone who is living alone and for whom you might have safety concerns. There are elderly people living alone in the Hills around us and your Parish Council is suggesting that we should all be good neighbours and phone a friend.

New Walkway in Sight

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Parish Council For some time now the historic raised walkway which links the Millhayes area of Hemyock with the main village has been falling into disrepair. A responsibility of the Highways Department of DCC, the County Council are not willing to spend money in order to repair and upgrade it to modern standards of health and safety. Concerned parishioners have raised the issue of its continuing deterioration and dangerous condition with Hemyock Parish Council who regrettably have decided to ask DCC to remove it.

Possible Village Allotments

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Parish Council Would all those who have expressed an interest in having an allotment please register this interest in writing, if they have not already done so, and as soon as possible. The address to send it to is: The Parish Clerk, Mrs A Kingston, Fourways House, Hemyock, EX15 3PF

Parish Appraisal

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Parish Council If you still have an uncompleted Parish Appraisal form sitting on the sideboard at home and would like another day or so to complete it, please take it along to the Post Office in Hemyock by 10th February. If you have lost your copy please contact Heather Stallard today on 680237 for another.