Colin Baker

Colin Baker, who died this week was a much respected Parish Councillor. He served as Deputy Chairman and Chairman of the Planning Committee. Colin was meticulous in his preparation, supportive to new members and wise in his counsel. The current Chairman, Bob Nelson said "We shall miss Colin’s advice and his calm approach to problems. I [...]

Broadhembury Memorial Hall

Broadhembury Memorial Hall The trustees of the hall and the many parishioners who enjoy our wonderful facility are indebted to Sue Middleton for her tireless voluntary efforts in supporting the management of the hall.  Sue has carried out much of the administration, including acting as treasurer, caretaker and bookings clerk, and assisted with obtaining lottery [...]

Broadhembury War Memorial

Broadhembury War Memorial was recently assessed by Historic England's First World War Commemoration Project. After examining all the records and other relevant information, and having carefully considered the architectural and historic interest of this case, the criteria for listing are fulfilled. Broadhembury Parish War Memorial Cross is therefore recommended for listing at Grade II. The [...]

Flooding in Kerswell

Last year the Parish Council was approached by some residents of Kerswell who were concerned about incidents of flooding in the centre of the village particularly during and after sudden cloudbursts. The Parish Council involved East Devon District Council and the Flood Risk Management Team at Devon County Council and the consultants JBA were commissioned [...]