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61.Blackdown Hills Food and Drink Festival
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 ...
62.Big Litter Pick
A special Litter Pick will take place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October, starting in the Parish Hall car park from 9:30-10:30am. Rubbish bags, Hi-Viz vests and Pickers will be supplied. For more information, please contact Steve Major 01823 680907
63.Hemyock Queen's Diamond Jubilee Photo Competition – now ...
  As part of the Jubilee Celebrations, we are having a photo competition. It covers past and present royal occasions.  Entry is open to non-professional photographers.  Cash prizes. Entries close at midnight on June 29th, so get snapping!  Entries will be posted on hemyock.org after the competition closes and  can ...
64.Strength of the Hills
Our very own Ron White wrote a book once, which has long been sold out, called 'Strength of the Hills: The Story of the Blackdown Hills Mission'. Fortunately Brian Chapel of Bishopswood Chapel has laboriously typed it all out and it is available on his web site.
65.New Road & Pavement Layout Causes Chaos
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.
66.'Tour of Britain' cycle race coming through Hemyock.
The largest national cycle race, the Tour of Britain (used to be called the Milk Race) is coming through Hemyock on September 9th 2008. This is one stage of the race, and it will go from Chard to Burnham on Sea. More details, including a map, are available here and ...
67.Pumpkin Night
Liz Carman and the BHAAM (the people who brought you 'Border Art' along the ridge road a couple of weeks ago) organized a pumpkin carving workshop for children (and a few adults!) on the Old Tennis Courts in Hemyock on Saturday 31 October 2009.
68.Help for Heroes Walk
Mike Cooper set off on his walk from Hemyock to Malmesbury in Wiltshire from St Mary’s Church on Easter Sunday morning with the Easter bells ringing around the valley. The walk is in aid of Help for Heroes which rehabilitates injured servicemen returning from Afghanistan and Sports Aid which assists ...
69.Old newsreel of Hemyock
The British Pathe organisation that made many of the newsreels of the twentieth century has digitised them and they are online. They include a couple of Hemyock in the early 1920s
70.New Footpath at Burleyhayes
Devon County Council are reviewing the footpaths in the area, and propose to make the existing route up from Burleyhayes to the Beacon a public right of way instead of a track. We are seeking people who have walked this route for the last 20 years. If so, please contact ...
71.Happy Christmas to all our readers.
Hi everyone, A happy Christmas to all our readers, near and far; and a happy New Year.  Keep those stories coming and keep reading our news.  You know we get it first!  If you would like your Club to be able to put stories on hemyock.org, get in touch.  
72.Flats in the middle of the village - ...
About 120 people attended a meeting in the Parish Hall, called by the Parish Hall Committee to discuss the proposal to build a block of flats on the old tennis courts.
73.HEMYOCK PARISH COUNCIL – ANNUAL PARISH MEETING
Don’t forget the Annual Parish Meeting this Thursday (19 th April) in the Parish Hall at 7pm. There will be various displays around the hall and the following speakers:-
74.Vestry Meeting at 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.
75.News from the Parish Council
The Hemyock Litter Pickers are looking for new volunteers to help keep a stretch of Hemyock road tidy; the more we have, the shorter the area! Find out who your Chief Womble is and volunteer. The Police have issued a report on recent crimes in the area, and request we ...
76.St Mary's Redecorated
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.
77.Report on the Annual parish meeting
The Annual Parish Meeting was held in the Parish Hall on the 30th April. About 60 people came to see and hear what the Parish Council has achieved this year and their plans for the next year.
78.Hemyock Singers Concert - 28th April
Hemyock Singers are now rehearsing for our next Concert which will be in St Mary’s, Hemyock on Saturday 28 April at 7.30pm.  The programme includes a selection from ‘The Armed Man’ by Karl Jenkins which is a powerful and dramatic contemporary Mass for Peace.  We continue to rehearse in Hemyock ...
79.Advice on clearing snow
At a very opportune time comes this advice from Devon Association of Local Councils www.dapc.org.uk about the responsibilities and consequences of clearing snow from public areas. The Big Society has arrived!
80.Annual St George's Day Parade
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 ...
81.Palm Sunday at St Mary's
Palm Sunday, 16th March, will see the choir of the parish church of St Mary's, Hemyock lead the traditional procession from the Parish Hall to the Church for the morning service. They will leave the hall at 10.45am. All welcome Janice Bawler
82.British Trust for Conservation Volunteers Prize winners
David and Meg Palmer of Lower Mackham Farm, Hemyock were recently presented with an award by the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers. They spent time at the Country Living Christmas Fair in the atrium of the Business Design Centre, London before the evening presentation
83.Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations
The Chairman of Hemyock Parish Council, Mrs Heather Stallard will Chair a meeting in the village hall (Forbes Lounge) at 11am on Saturday 10 September 2011 to initiate plans for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012 and all club members/parishoners are invited to attend.
84.£100,000 Promised To Improve Local Infrastructure
At Wednesdays Mid Devon District Council planning committee meeting the Churchill’s Farm housing development was given the green light. Hemyock Parish Council was represented by its Chairman Heather Stallard who was there to put forward the views of local people who had deep concerns about the lack of sufficient infrastructure. ...
85.Uffculme School Exchange
A number of local youngsters who attend Uffculme School recently took part in a school exchange visit to Wellington's twin town, Lillebonne, France and a return visit has just been enjoyed. The French visitors have enjoyed visits to Montacute, Glastonbury and the Peat Moors Centre, Explore@ Bristol, and Crealey Adventure ...
86.Presentation
For around 23 years John Bimson has lovingly cared for the churchyard of St Mary's Church, Hemyock. To mark his retirement a painting of his house by Brian Doble was presented by Deputy Warden David Bawler at a recent service. Speaking on behalf of the church Mrs Mary Beal, Warden, ...
87.Proposed Changes To St Mary's Church
Villagers in Hemyock are being invited to a meeting at 10.30am on Saturday 8th March at the Parish Church to hear about possible alterations within the building that are being considered by St Mary's Parochial Church Council. A number of suggestions have been put forward and these plans are on ...
88.hemyock.org needs you
This website, hemyock.org, is a community-run website for local people to advertise their forthcoming events and achievements. It was designed as a central place where people don't have to search specifically for things and avoid the problems that local groups have in getting people to visit isolated websites. We get ...
89.Excavation at Playstreet, Bickenhall
The excavation of a Medieval settlement at Playstreet, Bickenhall, which had been delayed due to the wet weather, has been re-scheduled to start on Monday 15th September. There are spaces available for those who wish to join in the dig during the day, or bring the kids along after school ...
90.Roadways activity in Hemyock
A large number of activities seem to be happening on the roads around Hemyock, all at once. The PCs initiative to replace the walkway over the Culm is finally coming to fruition, and Devon County Highways seem to have finally got their act together, though there is a strong suspicion ...