Welcome to Hemyock Monday, January 22 2018 @ 05:56 pm GMT

Street Lighting in Hemyock

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The subject of the street lighting in Hemyock came up at the Parish Council Meeting on 4th July. 

Andy Ware from Devon County Council gave the Parish Council a briefing on their plans to alter the lighting to reduce DCC’s carbon footprint as they have calculated that street lighting is one of their major contributors to carbon usage. DCC have put money aside to reduce their use of fossil fuels. 

Churchills Farm Planning Application - The Parish Council Replies

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Having received the formal Planning Application for the proposed development of the Churchills Farm site, the Parish Council arranged and held an open meeting to discuss it. 

Cider With Roadies

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Hemyock Parish Council has given a grant of £300 to the Common Players a touring theatre company who will visit the village in October with their new production of Cider With Roadies. The Centre-piece of this project is a specially commissioned apple press from Sculptor Jon Rodney-Jones. The press is called Pomona and the group are taking it around Devon and Somerset this autumn giving communities an opportunity to press their spare apples. At the same time they will be entertained by live theatre.

Councillors Co-opt Leisha

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Leisha Clist, newly appointed to HPCFollowing a non-contested election at Hemyock when only 9 of the 10 seats were contested, the Parish Council asked for volunteers for co-option and was very pleased to receive 5 excellent written applications from villagers. All of these attended the recent meeting of the Parish Council and were invited to introduce themselves, following which a secret ballot was held. Local business woman and mother of two Leisha Clist came top and was invited to join the Council.

Villagers Advised to Raise Petition

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Controversy continues to surround planning application for a development in Hemyock which villagers believe will cause further sewage leaks and potential health issues. Frustrated residents of the Longmead estate, where sewage leaks have become a very real issue, attended the Parish Council Meeting and voiced their concerns that they are not being heard by the planning department or South West Water regarding the Churchills Farm plans. “The new development will significantly add to an existing problem which has yet to be addressed by the authorities” said resident Alec Smith.

Recorded Crime Falls

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Recorded crime in Hemyock has fallen by 31 per cent in the past year, councillors heard at the annual meeting of Hemyock Parish Council.  Reporting to the meeting, PC Purkiss congratulated the council on being the most community-focused in the Cullompton district.

Parish Council Minutes - April & May 2007

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4th April, 2nd & 9th May 2007

Matters Arising

- Re speeding at Symonsburrow, a local resident has obtained the cost of a flashing speed reminder sign £1500 plus £250 to erect. Details to be passed to County Council. Police are to carry out a further speed survey there.

New Road & Pavement Layout Causes Chaos

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The completion of a new pavement beside the Millhayes Farm development at Hemyock is causing chaos on this busy stretch of road between the village and Taunton says local businessman Paul Redwood.

Concerns Over Further Housing Development At Hemyock

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Hemyock has seen considerable housing development over recent years – Longmead, Otters Rest, Millhayes farm - and whilst planners have promised that there will be further significant building projects in the years to come, one imminent development is causing concern to residents of the village and their Parish Councillors.

Parish Meeting 2007

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19TH APRIL HEMYOCK PARISH HALL 7pm

The Hemyock Parish Council invites you to the Parish Hall for a presentation by Mr Jonathon Guscott, Senior Planning Officer for MDDC

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Local Weather

A dry evening, rain overnight.

This Evening and Tonight:

It will remain dry during the evening but rain will arrive overnight, becoming rather windy. Low cloud over the hills and coastal fog are likely by dawn. Minimum Temperature 7 °C.

Tuesday:

It will be a damp and windy start to Tuesday but with some sunshine through the morning. Further outbreaks of rain are expected during the afternoon, remaining windy but mild. Maximum Temperature 13 °C.

Outlook for Wednesday to Friday:

Windy on Wednesday with heavy rain at first, clearing to become brighter with isolated showers. Thursday will remain windy with heavy showers, turning cooler. Friday will be drier, more settled.

Updated at: 1234 on Mon 22 Jan 2018



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