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Lympstone Village Hall News

Coronavirus – Update 26 March

CORONAVIRUS: 26 March: The hall is completely closed to public and private events until further notice. We have been in touch with organisers of events in March - June. We hope to see you again soon!  To help this, we are waiving our normal cancellation policy for...

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Suspension of new bookings; event cancellations

17 March 2020: Latest government advice effectively prevents public events and group gatherings. We have seen cancellations of many events at the hall, both in March and into the early summer. We will not be accepting new bookings for the next 3 months until further...

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Coronavirus

CORONAVIRUS: We will update this page if and when there are changes to hall events and availability. News about public events may also come from event organisers. 11 March 2020: The hall remains fully open for business. We have upgraded cleaning in line with...

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New CIO approved

The Charity Commission has approved our application to form a new charity body to run the hall - a CIO or Charitable Incorporated Organisation. This will take over the operation of the hall from a date in the spring, hopefully 1st April. The new charity - with...

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Since our last post, Lympstone Parish Council has called a public meeting to be held on January 30th to discuss 'the future of the village hall'. To our surprise, they haven't invited the Village Hall Management Committee to attend or present!  So, ahead of their...

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Well satisfied customers …

It's always nice to receive 'thank you's.  Some from November: "A great time was had by all - thank you so much!" "Just wanted to say a massive thank you to all of you who helped make our party so special, you have all been so kind and helpful and we appreciate...

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Landscaping at the hall

In late November we completed the planting of a new copper beech hedge between the main hall car park and the churchyard wall. 140 beech saplings were planted and will develop into a thick and strong hedge. This will be trimmed tod 1.2m and provide both a visual...

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2020 charges for hall hire

Charges for hourly hire at Lympstone Village Hall remain unchanged for 2020.  See latest charge sheet here. Our special all-inclusive package prices for parties have risen a little - see text in lower half of latest charge sheet here. This is because we have found...

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Ownership of Village Hall – update at 1st December 2019

Lympstone Parish Council claimed, in October 2019, that full ownership of the village hall belonged to them and not to the hall charity that has operated the hall since 1933. The hall's management committee has clear legal advice to support our posiiton, which is that...

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Our 2018 accounts

Our accounts are for calendar years and are submitted annually to the Charity Commission which regulates us. The 2018 accounts are here

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