Devon County Council have informed us that they will be holding a public meeting to present their Definitive Map Review for Broadhembury Parish on Tuesday 15th January at 7pm in the Memorial Hall [before the regular Parish Council meeting]. Please read the following:
The Blackdown Hills Parish Network, to which we belong, has lobbied relentlessly to improve broadband in the Hills. Lobbying by them and others has prompted MPs to write an uncompromising collective letter to government on the subject. It is attached below. Broadhembury PC will continue to press the case.
Our colleagues at the Blackdown Hills Parish Network have sent us the following: SOMERSET COUNTY COUNCIL has recently announced that it is proposing no longer to grit roads to settlements which are 500 feet or more above sea level, roads which lead into adjoining counties, and school links between urban and rural areas. If implemented [...]
Relive the leisure and labour of our rural past on screen at Broadhembury Memorial Hall, 19th September 2018, at 3.00 p.m. and at 7.30 p.m. The Parish Council has received the following invitation from the Memorial Hall Committee with a request to publicise a fascinating event they are running on the 19th of September. It [...]
We have been advised of a cycling event taking place on Saturday 20th October this year. The event starts and finishes at Bicton College. There are 3 routes, one of which will pass through the parish of Broadhembury. Full details, including how to enter for the very keen amongst you, can be found on the [...]
News from the local Ring & Ride service: Click to download:
Friday 27th of May saw the official opening of the new plaque at Hembury Fort to detail and record the project work completed by The Hembury Fort Management Team in their preservation efforts these past few months. You may not have been aware of the amount of work that has gone on at the site, [...]
Click here to download the flyer we have been sent from East Devon District Council regarding the rollout of their new green waste service.
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 [...]