Here is a video of all the wonderful scarecrows for the Happy Scarecrow Challenge! (Turn up the volume) Over 70 of them! Thank you to all who took part. They are all amazing.
West & Middle Chinnock Volunteers
There are lots of volunteers in West & Middle Chinnock already helping residents. Examples include:
Jane and Jonathan
Follow our West & Middle Chinnock COVID 19 Facebook page
During Lock down and until at least 7th May 2020 please check on line for any information on which local services may be in place or previously planned local events.
Request from Gary & Ruth of Hillview Close. Could you please let them have any used postage stamps & old mobile phones for their charity Canine Partners. (www.caninepartners.org.uk)
New travel website for Somerset. The aim of Travel Somerset is to improve how we tell people about what's happening on the roads in Somerset from planned roadworks and public events to unplanned incidents, accidents or congestion.
Sign up for travel alerts or subscribe for emails about roadworks in an area of your choice. go to www.travelsomerset.co.uk
West Chinnock is a village in Somerset, England, situated near the A356 road 4 miles (6.4 km) north east of Crewkerne in the South Somerset district. The village forms the civil parish of West and Middle Chinnock with the neighbouring village of Middle Chinnock and has a population of 592 (2011 census).Middle Chinnock was a separate civil parish until 1884. It was then absorbed into the parish of West Chinnock. In 2003 the parish was renamed West and Middle Chinnock.
Living in West & Middle Chinnock: Our villages have a great vibrancy with a variety of clubs and societies, a pre-school and primary school, two churches, a recreation ground and pavilion, children's play area, a vey active community village hall, local pub and lots more.
Dog Fouling report website is
Somerset CC link to verge cutting schedule.
Protect Yourself From Rogue Traders. Some great tips and advice on all of the currents scams. Click on the link below:
Rogue Traders - Tips and advice on how to protect yourself
Recycling Sites Network Reopens
Click links below
South Somerset Waste Briefing May 2020
South West Recycling Timetable from 25th May 2020
Parish Council May 2020 Minutes available here:
Corona Virus information
updated at 4pm each day
Corona Virus Scams warning
Please remain vigilant and watch out for scams in in communities. The outbreak of coronavirus has seen an increase in scams that include counterfeit medical kits that claim to prevent or cure the disease and fake online coronavirus resources which can contain damaging software.
Other COVID-19 scams identified include: