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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Just before lockdown, the Parish Council agreed that we should set up a group to coordinate voluntary help for those who needed to self-isolate. A lot has happened since then and we are keeping the village website up to date with links to the…


Posted by Admin on October 11, 2020 at 11:13

David Doe

Thank you to everyone who sent cards and messages of sympathy on the death of David.

Many thanks to Sarah, Claire and Rosemary for the beautiful flower arrangements in the church and to all who supported us on the…


Posted by Admin on October 8, 2020 at 13:00

Confused about the rules?

Here are the key rules at 22 September Government frequently…


Posted by Admin on October 2, 2020 at 21:00

The ‘ New’ Blackmore Vale has arrived.....

The first edition of The New Blackmore Vale paper came out today and I understand it is available through all the usual outlets on alternate Thursdays.  Local news in a new format, more colour and for now slimmer, I take it as a sign…


Posted by Stella Parcell on September 25, 2020 at 17:06

Post lock-down Pen Pub Night huge success

On the first Friday of the month, Pen Pub once again opened the doors of your Village Hall and welcomed villagers back after a 6 month lay-off in a new CV-19 aware format. With less seating possible inside, extra tables and chairs were placed…


Posted by Admin on September 10, 2020 at 18:41


Requests & Offers

Giant Ease-E Electric Bicycle

Quality Giant Ease-E electric bicycle, 3 power settings, step through design, 8 speed Shimano twist grip gears, medium size frame, bought new in 2018. Immaculate condition. Front and rear lights. £900 Contact Carol Nutter 07938231652 or…Continue

Started by Robert Nutter Oct 14.


Have 4 bags of "small nuts" to give away. If anyone would like them, please contact me. Continue

Started by Andrew Hawkins Oct 10.

Single bed to good home

We have a single divan bed, 6' x 3'. virtually never used.  Free to anyone who needs it.Call at Broad oak lodge, coombe street, 01747840301Continue

Started by Carole-Marie Sep 29.

Returning to Pen - House to Rent requested 1 Reply

Some of you may remember me from our happy time at Pen Pits Cottage – mother of triplets (stars in Sarah FitzGerald’s church nativity), enthusiastic raffle seller. I’m looking again for a three/four bed house with a garden to rent. Something I can…Continue

Started by Admin. Last reply by Stella Parcell Sep 27.

Labour 1 Reply

Need some assistance in clearing of the garden at Greenholme.Moving felled timber, cutting out tree roots, digging and assorted heavy work.If anyone can give us a lead it would be much appreciated.AndrewContinue

Started by Andrew Hawkins. Last reply by Robert Backus Sep 22.

Hedge Laying 3 Replies

Hello allJust arrived in Penselwood at Greenholme, Pear Ash Lane.Have two small lengths of hedge to lay. Be grateful for any leads as to who may be able to help us out.AndrewContinue

Started by Andrew Hawkins. Last reply by Robert Backus Sep 22.


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