A battle-cry for the preservation of T S Eliot's EAST COKER

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    The Prime Minister of the UK.
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    Members of the Action Group Against Development in EAST COKER
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"In my beginning is my end...." *

EAST COKER: The quiet and beautiful Somerset village which Andrew Eliot left when he emigrated from England to Boston, America in 1660 -
EAST COKER: The quiet and beautiful Somerset village to which the world-famous poet and playwright Thomas Stearns Eliot, a direct descendant of Andrew, returned in the 20th Century -
EAST COKER: The quiet and beautiful Somerset village so memorably reflected as one of the FOUR QUARTETS* in T S Eliot's best-known poem -
EAST COKER: The quiet and beautiful Somerset village which has existed as a village-community for more than a 1000 years...

IS UNDER THREAT ....

from rampant development and urban-sprawl, as the nearby market town of Yeovil seeks to extend its suburbs outwards and engulf neighbouring villages, including East Coker and North Coker, in acres of dense new housing estates and business parks.
These UK government-promoted plans to extinguish the unique heritage and identity of T S Eliot's EAST COKER as an independent village habitat...

MUST BE STOPPED!

WE, THE UNDERSIGNED, support the campaign to save EAST COKER, the quiet and beautiful Somerset village, from being overwhelmed by the UK's official planning authorities.

"....In my end is my beginning"*