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 [...]
The Recycling and Waste Team at East Devon District Council have sent us this A-Z of Recycling and Disposals to help residents sort their rubbish.
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 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 [...]
Not strictly Broadhembury News, but potentially of interest: The route for the £1.6 billion Stonehenge Tunnel, a key part of the ‘South West expressway’, has today been published by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling. Linking the M3 in the South East and the M5 in the South West, the ‘expressway’ will upgrade this key route and [...]
Great Moor at Kerswell is a parcel of registered Common Land ref: CL-100-5) divided into two segments by a road. The SE side of the road has been converted to a BMX track. This statement sets out the position of Broadhembury Parish Council re. this parcel of Common Land. The PC understands that the BMX [...]
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 [...]