Youth Club is Back in Action

And there’s some great action on offer! Twenty young people turned up for the re-opening of the Youth Club led by Ash Levin. With the pews rolled back and mats on the floor, the group were kept busy with activities that stretched their minds, asked for artistic expression and practiced their physical dexterity. Ash has loads … Continue reading “Youth Club is Back in Action”

A Good Year in Space

A successful pilot of the Littlehempston Youth Club was one of the achievements of the Community Space in 2017, outlined at the recent Annual Meeting.  The Space is our “village hall” offering loads of events and activities that keep us all fit and entertained, whilst raising the money to keep our church open for all. … Continue reading “A Good Year in Space”

Stars abound in Space

The stars were out in February for a fascinating exploration of the night sky guided by Dave Norman from the Torbay Astronomical Society with a great slide show provided by Alison Alexander. We stood mouths agape in the churchyard, as Dave’s laser guided us from Orion’s belt to the Seven Sisters, the faintly twinkling Pleiades, … Continue reading “Stars abound in Space”

Holding up the Sky to support International Women’s Day

Come and help celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8th with an inspiring film about women who succeed against the odds. Presented by director, Russ Pariseau, Holding Up The Sky is an inspiring tale about 7 Nepali women and 3 African “sisters” who climbed Kilimanjaro on International Women’s Day in 2013. Their mission was … Continue reading “Holding up the Sky to support International Women’s Day”

A first for Littlehempston wildlife?

Spring is well on the way with snowdrops, celandines and daffodils brightening the hedgerows. And some interesting sightings since Christmas too. Jenny Galton-Fenzi reported last week “A first yesterday – John Floyd and I were standing on the village bridge when we saw a cormorant swimming downstream. Have previously only seen them drying their wings … Continue reading “A first for Littlehempston wildlife?”

Support Littlehempston – buy a Lottery Ticket!

Littlehempston Lottery has now been running for 5 years and over that time has raised an amazing £4,220 for community activities. And the same amount has been paid out in prizes! Lottery 2017 was a great help in setting up activities for our local children and there were lots of happy winners too. This year, … Continue reading “Support Littlehempston – buy a Lottery Ticket!”

Tally Ho – destination pub?

Can the Tally depend for its custom on just the local area? In a favourable review in this quarter’s BEER magazine from CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) in an article on community pubs, food writer Susan Nowak praised the selection of ales and range of food. She also pointed out that as Littlehempston was so … Continue reading “Tally Ho – destination pub?”

Council call to carers – let us know who you are

Devon County Council estimate that there are 90,000 people providing unpaid care for loved ones and friends in Devon, but only 20,000 are known to the County’s carers’ support services. If you look after someone else on a voluntary basis, then there’s information and support available that may help you. They’ve been asking carers what … Continue reading “Council call to carers – let us know who you are”