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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Pentertainment Issue 3

Just what you've been waiting for, issue 3 of Pentertainment and the answers to the sports quiz.

Posted by Admin on May 16, 2020 at 14:12

Want to improve your digital skills?

I don’t think there’s a single one of us that doesn’t need to improve their digital skills, Whether it’s writing emails, using social media apps or getting to grips with spreadsheets.  “But I don’t have time just now” is the usual excuse.…


Posted by geoff parcell on May 15, 2020 at 10:00 — 1 Comment

Latest Information and Guidance on Coronavirus

Somerset County Council have set out the most recent information in a way that will guide you to what you want to know, with links to the…


Posted by Admin on May 13, 2020 at 12:00

Defibrillator now OK

The defibrillator is now back in service.

Jenny Steadman

Posted by Jenny Steadman on May 10, 2020 at 13:57

Recycling sites reopening/ Green bin collection restarts  See restrictions.

Frome site will open on 11 May.   Castle Cary site will open on 26 May

Garden waste…


Posted by Admin on May 7, 2020 at 10:30

Village Defibrillator out of action

I am sorry to report that the defibrillator is again out of action.  The nearest alternative is at Bourton Garage.

We are in contact with the manufacturer to try and resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

Jenny Steadman, Parish…


Posted by Jenny Steadman on May 6, 2020 at 10:30


Requests & Offers

Looking for a new Lockdown hobby?!

Anglo Concertina In good working order in original box with ‘First Steps’ instruction book. Collection by arrangement from…Continue

Started by Admin on Sunday.

Pictures of VE 75

Did you celebrate VE day in your garden?  If you have any pictures especially of people having fun can you send them to me for the Pen Paper issue (

Started by Admin May 12.

Anyone thinking about selling?

My family and I are very much hoping to find a new home over the coming months and we desperately want to be within (preferably) Pen Selwood but also keen to look at Zeal’s & Stourton area. A very special area to us for many reasons. We have…Continue

Started by SOPHIE BUCK Apr 14.

Village Fete Beer Tent - Sat 1st August

Just in case the Fete is able to go ahead this year, our small team of Pen Pub volunteers would love to have a couple of extra bar staff if you fancy helping out for an hour on the day; please either reply to this or email…Continue

Started by Robert Backus Apr 8.

Request for Help from The Friends of The Yeatman Hospital

Passing on a request from Annie HarveyContinue

Started by Admin Apr 7.


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