Headline News

East Coker Poetry Competition 2018    -    The Winners announced!

see the Competition Page

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Rosie Jackson's poem  From Langport to Muchelney- Midsummer  written at the Langport Moot earlier this year, won the Hilly Cansdale award for a local poem at Wells poetry festival, where Rosie also won first prize overall for another poem.  Congratulations Rosie!

Read her poem on our 'News' page

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Virginia Astley has a new poetry collection called The English River (Bloodaxe) 

This is a poetic tribute to the river Thames - its places and its people. More information about her book here:

http://www.bloodaxebooks.com/ecs/product/the-english-river-1180

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The Parish of East Coker is still threatened by a huge urban development of about 800 houses.

South Somerset District Council is pushing ahead with plans to expand the town of Yeovil.