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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Chinnock Chimes June-July 2024

Welcome to the June/July issue!

This is my final issue as Editor and I would like to say a huge "thank you" to my husband Shaun for his amazing publishing software skills, to Paul Taylor for...

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Chinnock Chimes April-May 2024

Welcome to the April/May issue. A big thank you to Peter Jory for our glorious spring cover photo. I’m looking forward to the lighter evenings and a break from all the rain! If you have an up...

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Chinnock Chimes - Feb 24-Mar 24

Welcome to the February/March issue.

Our cover photo is of the New Year’s Eve Pop Up Pub celebrations. Happy 2024 everyone!

Want to volunteer to take over as Editor from summer ...

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Chinnock Chimes - Dec 23-Jan 24

Welcome to the Christmas/New Year issue of The Chinnock Chimes!

Our cover photo is of a painting entitled ‘Winter Garden East Chinnock’ by local artist Diane Summer.

Want ...

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Chinnock Chimes - Oct-Nov 2023

Welcome to the autumn issue of The Chinnock Chimes!

Our cover photo shows one of the prize-winning entries from The Village Show. See inside for more pictures from the

show. A go...

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Chinnock Chimes - Aug-Sept 2023

Welcome to the latest issue of The Chinnock Chimes!

Our cover photo shows a painting called ‘East Stoke to Ham Hill’ by local artist Martin Harris. Martin and another of our East...

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Chinnock Chimes - June-July 2023

Welcome to the Summer issue of The Chinnock Chimes!

Our cover photo is a lovely shot of a hot air ballon above the church taken by Martin Harris when he was out and about in April. This time...

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Chinnock Chimes - April-May 2023

Chinnock Chimes! See inside for details of local events to mark these occasions.

We have some beautiful photos of East Chinnock and local scenery in this issue. Please keep sending them in!<...

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Chinnock Chimes Feb 2023 - Mar 2023

Welcome to the February/March issue of The Chinnock Chimes! Let’s not forget it’s Valentines Day very soon!

As no cover pictures were submitted for this issue and I am editing Th...

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December 2022 - January 2023

Welcome to this festive issue of The Chinnock Chimes!

In this issue we report on the recent fantastic Bonfire and Fireworks display, our Christmas Fair at the Village Hall, our successful Po...

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August 2022 - September 2022

Welcome to the second summer issue.

Our fantastic cover image shows a glorious painting by local artist Diane Summer - see below for details of Diane’s upcoming exhibition.

This...

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June2022-July2022

Welcome to the summer issue!

Our cover photo shows a Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance in action. At the April WI meeting a volunteer from their team gave a well-received talk about this

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April 2020 / May 2022

Thank you to Martin Harris, a local artist, who has allowed us to use his painting “From Little Acorns” for our front cover. Details of Martin’s upcoming exhibition are inside! An...

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Feb2022-March2022

Welcome to the February/March issue. I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas with friends and family. We can now look

forward to a sunny Spring! Can you guess the whereabouts of the Lion Ki...

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December2021-January2022

Welcome to the December/January issue.

It’s been great to be able to attend village events this year after spending so much time in lockdown. Let’s hope that we can continue in t...

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October-November 2021

Welcome to the October/November issue!

It’s been lovely to include photos of social events and activities that have taken place in the village in this issue.

Please do keep send...

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August 2021 - September 2021

Hello and welcome to the August/September issue!

I am really enjoying my time as Editor and thank you to everyone for sending in their updates, features and photographs – they are alwa...

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June 2021 - July 2021

Welcome to the summer issue of the Chinnock Chimes!

With lockdown restrictions easing, let’s hope for a summer of social gatherings and celebration. There are some dates for the diary ...

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April 2021 - May 2021

Hello! A very Happy Easter to you all.

There has been lots of house moving activity in the village recently, so I would like to take the opportunity to welcome all newcomers and wish them ev...

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Feb 2021 - Mar 2021

Hello! My name is Annette Spurrell and I am delighted to be the new Editor of The Chinnock Chimes.

I would like to say a huge thank you to Julie Kneafsey for all her hard work and dedication...

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Dec 2020 - Jan 2021

Hello! What great news to end the year with - a brilliant new website! Well done to Simon for his hard work in designing it - it will be a credit to the village I’m sure.

This is ...

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Oct - Nov 2020

Hello! I hope you’re all keeping safe and well? I’m delighted that we have a full edition this time, with an abundance of great photos from you all.

Thank you!

It seems li...

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Aug - Sept 2020

Hello! I’m afraid this is a much reduced Chimes for the summer due to the usual events being cancelled, and clubs, meeting etc. not happening. There are some lovely artworks displayed overlea...

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June - July 2020

Hello! East Chinnock always rises to the occasion and our VE 75 decorations in the village were a lovely sight to behold.  Bunting and Union Jack flags were draped everywhere -  around wi...

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Dec 2019 -Jan 2020

Hello! I hope you enjoyed the new bigger issue last time. I certainly enjoyed being able to add more photos of you all enjoying village life. This issue features photos of Hallo...

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Oct-Nov 2019

Hello! It’s a packed issue this autumn, with details of what’s been happening all summer in a LARGER ISSUE!! The Parish Council has kindly agreed to allow another page to...

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July-Aug 2019

Hello! Well, it hasn’t been the best start to a summer weather-wise, but there are some events that will cheer you up. Pop on your dancing wellies for the Music Night&mdas...

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May-June 2019

Hello! May is suddenly upon us and what better time to be given a free map of the great walks we have in and around our village – many thanks to Mike Bussell and the Parish Council....

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Mar-Apr 2019

Hello! Well, spring has sprung and the snowdrops and daffs are flowering despite a short spell of wintry weather. There was still enough snow for a snowman and some sledging though! Lovely to see t...

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Jan-Feb 2019

Hello! Happy New Year to everyone in our village and beyond! Fun times were had around the village at Halloween, on our great Bonfire Night and at the Christmas Fair. Check out the photos below for...

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