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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Coffee morning

As you are aware we will have no power on  Friday so our village cafe is not  open.   Kerry (Norma Izzard  daughter in law ) has invited the village to Charlton Musgrove Village hall to join them at their coffee morning  on Friday  19th  10-30…


Posted by Sandra Jenkins on April 15, 2024 at 19:26

Parish Church - Electoral Roll Update for 2024

Posted by Nick on April 15, 2024 at 16:55

Planned power outage Friday 19th April so no Black Bin Café

Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks have a power cut Friday 19th April affecting the whole village.  They plan to turn power off at 08.30 and should finish by 16.30 if not sooner.  You have probably already had a leaflet from SSEN in…


Posted by ian steadman on April 12, 2024 at 15:25

Village Hall Work Party

Saturday April 20th at 10am

The village hall committee are having a spring clean and sort out of the village hall. If anyone would like to help you would…


Posted by Penny Varnes on March 25, 2024 at 14:16

Requests & Offers

Humanitarian Aid to Ukraine - can you help? 6 Replies

At the end of April 2024, I will be driving a 4x4 Pick-up to Ukraine for a Charity, Pickups for Peace. My co-driver for the 1,500 mile trip is Rory Graham who lives in North Cheriton.We will be leaving the vehicle in Ukraine.We are looking for the…Continue

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Started by Mark Bunting. Last reply by Mark Bunting on Sunday.

Leigh Common Filling Station

Hello allWhen I was a boy - about 150 years ago - I had a temporary job at the now very much dilapidated Leigh Common Filling Station, and as Leigh Common is in the parish of Pen I thought I’d ask if anyone knows what happened to Albert and daughter…Continue

Started by Derrick Ings Feb 6.


Please may I have any articles, event notices and other contributions for the March Pen Paper by 15th February please.  Additionally, if you have any ideas for improving or adding to the Pen Paper or any changes you would like to see I would love to…Continue

Started by ian steadman Feb 1.

Pen Paper - back issues

Pen PaperThe newsletter of St. Michael’s Church and the Parish of Pen SelwoodI have a number of back copies available between 2015 and 2023 to send to relatives and friends, or to complete your collection. 4 issues each year. You will find them in…Continue

Started by geoff parcell Jan 13.


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