[24 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Welcome to the Umborne Valley website | 1,584 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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[9 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Duck Dash Report | 59 views]
Duck Dash Report

(photos can be enlarged by left clicking on them once and then left click again for a full screen picture) On Friday September 2nd we held our annual Duck Dash at Easy Bridge in Umborne. We were pleasantly surprised by the turn out as it appears that nearly the whole community of the valley came and enjoyed themselves. There were some new faces, people who have recently moved into the area and they all commented on what a wonderful community spirit there is in our valley. So thank you all for your support. The 8 Duck Races proved very popular as did the ...

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[9 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Umborne August Weather Report | 5 views]

August 2016 started with a thoroughly wet day, with 24.7mm being recorded for the 24 hour period up to 1000 on the 2nd. This amount proved to be just over half the entire rainfall total for the month (48.9mm). The day's total was about four times the entire July rainfall figure too.  This day was the only one of the month when the temperature failed to reach 20C. Three quarters  of the remaining total of rainfall in August fell between the 18th-20th. As a result, the prevailing picture was of a dry, warm and sunny month. After the unsettled start, the ...

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[12 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Umborne Cycle Trip | 78 views]
Umborne Cycle Trip

(Photos can be enlarged by left clicking on them once and then left click again for a full screen photo) On Saturday 11th of June, to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday and to do some useful excerise, 15 people of all ages ( from 12 to 68!) met up at Umborne Hall at 2pm on a fine day: We set off on a route which we thought was going to be about 10 miles - but due to a misunderstanding it was actually 10 miles to the cream team stop at the Royal Oak near Stockland, and then a further 7 or ...

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[1 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Umborne Ug and Summer BBQ | 93 views]
Umborne Ug and Summer BBQ

Umborne Ug 10k, Fun Run & Summer BBQ 2016: (photos courtesy of David Vickers and Dave Thomas - left click on photo once to enlarge and left click again for a full screen picture) Our 11th Umborne Ug 10k and fun run was held at Umborne Hall on Saturday 28th May at 6pm. The weather was very kind to us - we had sunshine, little wind and decent temperatures. The torrential rain which areas to the north had, held off until about 9.30pm when it was all over and we were home safe and dry! There were 72 runners in the demanding 10k ...

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[12 May 2016 | Comments Off on Umborne Hall – Charges & Conditions of Hire 2016 | 26 views]

UMBORNE HALL Registered charity 283862 Charges and Conditions of Hire 2016 Hirers of the hall for any event are responsible for ensuring that there is no damage to the building or furniture and no misuse of the facilities. Any such damage or misuse determined by the trustees will be charged to the hirer. The hall should be left in a similar condition, and state of cleanliness as it was found prior to the start of the hire session All fees to be paid by the hirers must be paid in advance or upon demand as agreed by the trustees A hirer requiring ...