[24 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Welcome to the Umborne Valley website | 1,915 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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[17 Jul 2019 | Comments Off on Miniature Steam train rides in Shute | 63 views]
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Steam up at Penventon, Shute The “Steam-up”, on Saturday 20th July 2019 at 2pm, is an annual event held  in the grounds of Liz and Tony Gosling’s house, Penventon, in Shute. This is a whole family occasion and the great attraction is the opportunity to have a ride on Tony’s miniature steam train as it huffs and puffs around the immaculate gardens of the house. Liz provides her famous Devon cream teas. There is a raffle and ice cream and cakes are also on sale.  This year, any money raised will go towards Umborne Hall's extension. Special thanks to Liz and Tony ...

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[11 Jul 2019 | Comments Off on Ug results and photos | 254 views]
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Umborne Ug 10k and 2.5k Fun Run results 2019 Plus photos - to view, left click once and then left click again for a full screen photo. The Umborne Ug was blessed with a beautiful sunny, warm evening, great for the spectators but slightly sticky for the competitors.The top 3 prizes in the 10k race were all Axe Valley Runners, not surprising as there were 31 runners from this amazing club out of 100 entries. The race was won by Chet Gillespie in a time of 41:59  followed by Tim Lenton in 43:37 with Rob Collier close behind in 44:03 . Ian Luke ...

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[11 Jun 2019 | Comments Off on Umborne Ug 10k & Summer BBQ | 111 views]
Umborne Ug 10k & Summer BBQ

                                          (Photos can be enlarged by left clicking once and then left click again for a full screen picture) Umborne Ug 10K                 29 June 2019 Axe Valley Runners & Umborne Hall Committee bring you the Umborne Ug 10k SATURDAY 29th June 2019 at 6.00pm Held under the Association of Running Clubs rules.       Permit: ARC 19/390  The Ug is a very scenic multi-terrain 10k run starting and finishing at Umborne Village Hall EX13 7QL (Directions are available on the AVR website) http://streetmap.co.uk/grid/323670_096900_120        - Proceeds in aid of hall funds. Limited car parking (car share if possible please) and toilets at the Hall - First aid ...

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[28 Apr 2019 | Comments Off on Umborne Trustees minutes of meeting February 2019 | 22 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 | 71 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 ...