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.
The website provides updates 24/7 and also has a searchable map showing
current and future roadworks. You can sign up for travel alerts or subscribe for emails about roadworks in an area of your choice. go to www.travelsomerset.co.uk
Bus transport available from the village. Service 44. Monday to Friday (except public holidays) Leaves Bus shelter at 09.55 arrives in Yeovil 10.45. Return bus leaves Yeovil at 12.45 & arrives back at bus shelter 13.34
The Mobile Library will stop at West Chinnock School every 4 weeks,www.somerset.gov.uk/libraries
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)
KEEP FIT CLASSES IN VILLAGE HALL 9.00 - 10.00 WEDNESDAYS TERM TIMES ONLY.
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 very 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
Do you have a New Year’s Resolution to get more active? Walking is a great way to get fit, explore what’s on your doorstep and make new friends whilst enjoying the beautiful South Somerset countryside.
Our Health Walks are led by trained Health Walk Leaders and are a great way of getting exercise and meeting people. From beginners to challenging walks there are walks suitable for everyone.
So why not take a health walk and enjoy the countryside? You could make new friends, relieve stress and benefit your health. Walking is simple, free and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier. It's an underrated form of exercise but walking is ideal for people of all ages and fitness levels who want to be more active.
Tree Policy for West & Middle Chinnock. Public consultation. See the proposals Under Parish Council, Parish Council Policies section for full details.
Be aware of road closure on Scotts Way beyond Duckpool Lane. Date starting 27th Jan for upto 5 days. No vehicle access. See Travel somerset website for full details.
WEST CHINNOCK VILLAGE PAINTING 2020
JANUARY 18TH 2020
This years painting will be unveiled at 8pm
in the hall. Everyone is welcome to wine and nibbles
and to admire the skill of our wonderful team of artists.
£5 at the door. A not to be missed occasion
RECYCLE MORE - going green
Plan to transform what you can recycle in Somerset have now been announced for a project called Recyle More in 2020
Community Group Funding?
The latest Rural Funding Newsletter is full of ideas of funding pots available to local communities
CALLING ALL VILLAGERS
The Parish Council are considering purchasing the village phone box.
We would like sensible ideas as to what you would like it used for.
A prize of a hamper with locally sourced product will be given to the most practical idea..
Next Parish Council meeting: