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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Fete Bottle Stall - Reminder

Please could you remember to put out your bottles for the fete stall ready for collection on Friday afternoon, 29 July. The alternative is to drop them off at Bruce & Jennifer Bower on Coombe Street. Thank you!

Neil Polley

The Old Rectory

Posted by Admin on July 26, 2016 at 20:01

Funeral of Olive Moldram

Olive's Funeral will take place in St Michael's Church Pen Selwood on Wednesday 3rd August at 2pm. Followed by burial in churchyard in her fathers grave. All are welcome at the hall after the service.

Posted by The Parish Office on July 26, 2016 at 11:00

Mobile Library changes venue

The mobile library will in future come stop outside the village hall from 10:15 to 10:30 every four weeks, just before the Black Bin Cafe.  The first time at the new place will be onAugust 12th. Do come and try the service out.

Posted by Bruce Bower on July 22, 2016 at 15:30

Stray Horse 8:45 pm update

A saddled horse [coloured with white flash on nose] has been found on Pen Ridge at approx 6pm on 21 July without rider.

Enquire at Pen Ridge farm for horse, and check your riders are safe.


Rider is on her way to hospital and horse is being cared for.

Posted by Admin on July 21, 2016 at 19:00 — 1 Comment

Requests & Offers

cynthia 2 Replies

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

Started by cynthia banks. Last reply by Admin on Monday.

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.

Has anyone got a buggy I can borrow please.....?

HiJust wondered if anyone has a folding buggy suitable for our 18 month old granddaughter they are no longer using regularly? Oona is visiting early in July with her elder brother and we want to be able to take them out and about. We would like it from about 2nd to 12 July. Many thanks in anticipation Stella Parcell 841216 or 07770 365 153Continue

Started by Stella Parcell Jun 5.

Expensive parcel delivered by Amazon Courier 1 Reply

A parcel delivered by Amazon has been received and signed for by a female in Penselwood, claiming to be me and signing my name at 12.45 on Monday 23rd May. Amazon are investigating the Van gps which will find the property. Could the person that has received the parcel please drop it off at my house Encie Farm, Pen Selwood, BA9 8LB to avoid amazon's investigations into fraud. Thank you Belinda HealContinue

Started by Belinda Heal. Last reply by geoff parcell Jun 4.



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