East Chinnock

A small friendly village in Somerset, set halfway between Crewkerne and Yeovil, south facing on the side of East Chinnock Hill.

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The latest from the village

Tree down at Chinnock Hollow

25 February 2021

As residents may be aware, there is currently a tree down at Chinnock Hollow blocking the road. See pictures from Paul Taylor.

If anyone has more information on this situation, please do get in touch.


East Chinnock footpaths

11 February 2021

There are many beautify walks and trails in and around the village to explore.

Please see the attached map showing where these walks are and where they go.


No Kerbside Collections for East Chinnock

03 February 2021

A Facebook message from SWP -

"Sorry; missed recycling East Chinnock, Hardington Mandeville and Wells Coronavirus-related staff shortages mean missed recycling collections today Wednesday in and around East Chinnock, Hardington Mandeville and Wells. Road list below.

We regret that crews cannot immediately return; please re-present recycling next Wednesday from 6am.

For more recycling space, flatten and tear up cardboard; rinse, squash and put tops back on plastic bottles;


How to care for your feet - by Peta's Foot Clinic

03 February 2021

Our feet are one of the most important parts of our body. Without them we would not be able to walk and do many of the activities we take for granted. They carry our whole body weight, and therefore are under a huge amount of pressure every day! 

Taking good care of our feet is very important. Thinking about the pressure they have literally thrust upon them day in , day out , when our feet are not at their best, not only can it cause us discomfort on our feet but it can affect our


News from St Marys

02 February 2021

Sadly, because of concern about the numbers of Covid 19 infections in South Somerset, and the fact that many of our congregation are in the vulnerable category health wise, we have had to temporarily close all the Benefice church buildings, including St Mary’s church.

However, we continue hold online services, which are increasingly popular.

At the time of writing, yesterday(17th Jan) we held an online Café/Family service at 10am via zoom. Each Sunday at 9.45am ther


Dog Thefts

02 February 2021

There seems to be an increasing number of posts on local social media about dog thefts. This is the latest one from the West Coker Facebook Group references the RSPCA Cornwall Branch.

"Just want to pass on this message I got through aldon group. Good to let everyone with pooches know that there r some seriously disturbed people out there.

Be aware that there is a new ploy being undertaken by dog thieves.

Having a white van with  RSPCA stickers on and removing dogs fr


Cleaning Up After your Dogs

16 November 2020

Residents this a polite reminder to clean up after your dogs. We have had new reports of dog mess left outside peoples homes. Please remember to clean up after your dogs and keep our village clean and happy for everyone.

Bag it, Bin it or get fined.


New website launched!

21 October 2020

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new East Chinnock village website.

We want to thank Roger and Julie Jewell for all of their time and effort building and maintaining the old website and collecting and collating all the content. For all the previous visitors to the old website, the same content has been brought across to this new site and we have tried to maintain some of the old structure to the content so it should be easy to find and navigate.


Old Photos

04 October 2020

A selection of photos of the village from years gone by. If you have any old photos of the village and would would like to contribute to this section of the website, please get in touch.


Animals Already Found

04 October 2020

We have discovered some creatures here in East Chinnock. These are our discoveries. Let us know what you find. The wilder, the better!


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