[24 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Welcome to the Umborne Valley website | 1,837 views]
Welcome to the Umborne Valley website

The Umborne Valley nestles in the heart of East Devon, in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
For those lucky enough to live here, the surrounding countryside offers ancient woodland, rivers and brooks, fields criss-crossed with hedgerows and wildlife in abundance. Needless to say, with such delights on show, it’s just as attractive to visitors.
This website is for both groups. You’ll find information on Umborne events, groups, services and attractions (such as the best local walks and pubs), as well as interviews with local people and much more. We hope you …

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[28 Apr 2019 | Comments Off on Umborne Trustees minutes of meeting February 2019 | 3 views]

MEETING OF THE UMBORNE HALL TRUSTEES 6:45pm, Tuesday 19th February 2019 Present: Phillip Ambler, Neville Cheeseman, Sue Gush, Lorna Ockenden, John Pearce, Carolyn Selley, Ann Shepherd, Melanie Smith, Rob Summers, Teresa Wilmington-Wills, Eleanor Wood 1. Apologies: Carl Coman 2. Minutes of previous meetings (9/10/18, 27/11/18 and 11/12/18) These were agreed and signed off at this meeting 3. Any Matters arising from previous sets of minutes The water heater has been fixed and is working. A tool for closing the folding tables has been purchased. Carolyn agreed to find out about containers for crockery etc  Action: Carolyn 4. Hall Insurance Phil has done a health and ...

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[1 Mar 2019 | Comments Off on Hearty Breakfast at Umborne Hall | 27 views]
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On the morning of Saturday 23rd of February we held an event called "Hearty Breakfast" at our hall to raise money for a defibrillator for the hall.  (photos can be enlarged by left clicking on them once and then left click again for a full screen picture) We had an amazing turn out of many locals and even a group of cyclists from Chard and some Axe Valley Runners to our hearty breakfast at Umborne Hall. We were delighted with the money raised for a defibrillator for our hall - a fantastic total of £800, £136 of which was raised by ...

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[11 Jan 2019 | Comments Off on Legacy to Landscape – Winter Newsletter 2019 | 22 views]

WINTER NEWSLETTER 2019 Legacy to Landscape a three year project involving the community and celebrating a hidden area of landscape based upon an historic 1781 map of the Shute Estate. Our aim is to reveal the rich heritage of this hidden landscape that remained virtually unchanged for centuries. The 1781 Estate Map We have commissioned a high-quality scan of the original estate map upon which the project has focussed. The map drawn in 1781 by James Foster is an impressive example of early cartography. The original map was approx. 5.5 ft by 5 ft and the digital copy is no less imposing with ...

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[23 Oct 2018 | Comments Off on Macmillan High Tea in Umborne Hall | 47 views]
Macmillan High Tea in Umborne Hall

Macmillan Fund Raising Event: (photos can be enlarged by left clicking on them once and then left click again for a full screen picture) The Umborne High Tea held on the afternoon of Saturday 29th September was well supported by the community. We were incredibly lucky as the rain that was promised did not appear and we had beautiful weather. Thanks to the generosity of everyone who came and to all our families, friends and neighbours, who baked, cooked and grilled their culinary delights for all to experience. The grand total of £900.51p was helped by the charitable donations of raffle prizes and ...

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[23 Oct 2018 | Comments Off on Autumn Supper Saturday October 20th 2018 | 45 views]
Autumn Supper Saturday October 20th 2018

Autumn Supper: (photos can be enlarged by left clicking on them once and then left click again for a full screen photo) A most enjoyable evening was held in Umborne Hall for our annual Autumn Supper on Saturday and 50 locals decided to come and support this event for which we are very grateful. The banquet on the tables organised by Eleanor and the trustees, consisted of 2 different superb tasting soups from Neville's kitchen, a box of autumn produce -2 types of bread, 4 different cheeses, 2 sorts of pates, potato salad, tomatoes, home made chutney, coleslaw etc. - all much ...