The Village

Pen Selwood parish is situated at the meeting point of 3 counties, Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire, to the north east of Wincanton and is within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as well as an area rich in history[Click here]. Its residents enjoy the peace and quiet and the stunning views from the ridge over the Blackmore Vale to Glastonbury Tor and beyond.

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Black Bin Cafe cancelled on 7th October

As much, if not all the village including the hall will be without electricity during most of the morning of Friday 7th October we will not be opening the Black Bin Cafe that…


Posted by Admin on September 26, 2016 at 14:00

Pen Selwood History Society

Did you know there is a History Society in Pen? Here are details of our next two meetings. If you are not already on the email list let me know if you are interested in coming along (Geoff 841216).

Our first indoor meeting of the season will be on Wed 5 October at Woodlands starting at 7:30pm…


Posted by Admin on September 19, 2016 at 11:30

A message from Pat Cuthbert

Ref : Robin Cuthbert's  sudden death on  Saturday 3rd September

I would like to thank everyone who has responded by card or in person in such a wonderful way. You have all said such lovely, comforting things about Robin which reflects the high regard you obviously felt for him

I need to let you all know that there will be no public ceremony at this stage. We are having a private cremation and then a family clan gathering to scatter his ashes within the village where he…


Posted by Sandra Jenkins on September 12, 2016 at 14:18

Requests & Offers

Website building

Hi The platform provider for our village website is raising its annual hosting fee. One option is to move platforms, but I'm not prepared to do this on my own. Is there anyone out there with experience of building websites who is willing to help? The current platform Ning is especially a social network so enabling anyone to contribute a news item, event or comment to the website. I'd like to maintain that idea.If we choose to stay with Ning and pay the extra fee I'd be happy to share…Continue

Started by geoff parcell Sep 18.

Found: Pair of Glasses in Coombe Street

I found a pair of glasses on the road in Coombe Street. They have a blue frame with multicoloured polka dot arms. Please get in touch if they belong to you.Continue

Started by Debbie Jeffery Sep 8.

cynthia 3 Replies

need a trustworthy buider as moving to area shortly can anyone suggest oneContinue

Started by cynthia banks. Last reply by ian steadman Aug 8.

Broadband 15 Replies

I'd be interested to know of others' experiences of broadband in the village lately. Here at The Granary, we've had up and down coverage. Lately, however, I notice that the UPLOAD speed has trebled. Downloads have stabilised at around the same they were when we moved in - so no increase, but equally, no significant degradation as was the case late last year.I cannot account for the upload increase, but for me it's welcome. It also suggests some sort of change in the infrastructure. Which may…Continue

Started by Andrew Warren. Last reply by Gilly Jun 23.



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