Hemyock crowned Devon Village of the Year

HEMYOCK is winner of the prestigious title of Calor Devon Village of the Year for 2009.

HEMYOCK is winner of the prestigious title of Calor Devon Village of the Year for 2009.

The accolade was announced at the Community Council of Devon (CCD) conference, held in Christow last Thursday.

Collecting the prizes on behalf of Hemyock, parish councillor and local Baptist pastor Steven Reed said: "The unique qualities of our lively community were clear to the judges.

"Hemyock impressed them as a forward thinking and self sufficient community represented by our many clubs, activities and facilities for all ages".