Councillor Vacancy


Councillor Vacancy

East Coker Parish Council currently have one Parish Councillor vacancies available.

So if you feel you can give up a few hours each month to help make important decisions which affect the Parish, then please send a letter of intent to


Notice is hereby given in accordance with Section 87 of the Local Government Act 1972 that a vacancy has occurred on the East Coker Parish Council Coker Ward.

Unless a request for an election to be held is submitted in writing to the Proper Officer of South Somerset District Council at The Council Offices, Brympton Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 2HT by Thursday6th January 2022 by ten electors for the Coker Ward of East Coker), the Parish Council will proceed to fill the vacancy by co-option.

Jude Heggarty

Clerk to the Council



Tel: 01935 881308

Address of Clerk: Little Orchard, Chiselbourgh, TA14 6TJ

Summer Bank Holiday collections one day later

For Immediate Release                                                                             26 August 2021

Summer Bank Holiday collections one day later

No collections on the Summer Bank Holiday Monday 30 August mean recycling and rubbish services are one day later all week, including Friday pick-ups on Saturday 4 September.

The changes affect collections of recycling and refuse, as well as assisted collections.  

Residents should sort and segregate materials, ensure no recycling – especially food – is in the rubbish bin, and put all waste containers out by 6am.

Recycling sites remain on their usual timetables, with all 16 open 9am-4pm on the bank holiday Saturday and Sunday weekend.

And 12 sites will be open 9am-6pm on Bank Holiday Monday: Bridgwater, Castle Cary, Chard, Cheddar, Crewkerne, Frome, Minehead, Street, Taunton, Wells, Williton, Yeovil.

All kerbside collections return to their usual schedules from Monday 6 September.

Meanwhile, residents have been reminded that the embers from bank holiday barbecues should be drenched to ensure they do not start a dangerous bin blaze if added to their rubbish.

For details of all collections, check My Collection Day at

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