Welcome to Hemyock Sunday, April 22 2018 @ 03:29 am BST

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.

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.








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.

Council Is Energised

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Parish Council The annual Parish meeting on 1st May at the Hemyock Parish Hall is the place to get up-to-date with what is happening in this vibrant rural community.

Copper to Judge Christmas Lights

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Parish Council The Christmas lights are going up outside several homes and business premises in Hemyock as the annual competition run by the Parish Council gets under way. 

Launch of Hemyock Emergency Plan (HEP)

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Parish Council Parish Councils in Devon are encouraged by County and District Councils to write simple self help emergency plans to enable a parish to respond in the event of a universal threat occurring where overstretched blue light services are unable to attend immediately.   The aim of the recently launched Hemyock Emergency Plan (HEP) is to show how the parish council can contribute to the recovery from an emergency.  This can be nothing more than an outline idea given local resources, training and preparedness for every type of potential emergency.  However the HEP Team led by Councillor Steven Reed carried out an assessment and considered that the key threat to the village was prolonged poor weather (heavy snow and/or flooding) with a loss of electrical power.

Parish Council News

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On Police presence, the village going ECO, opening of the Longmead Pavilion and cheaper burials.

Parish Council Responds to the Culm Development Plan

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It is widely recognized that Hemyock has had significant housing development over recent years. 

Members of Hemyock Parish Council held an additional meeting in order to discuss the Culm Development Plan (see here).  This was because of their real interest and deep concern about areas of the village which were being considered by Mid Devon District Council for future affordable housing and employment development.  The plan identifies three areas within Hemyock where affordable housing and/or employment construction could take place.