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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Pen Paper back issues

If you've misplaced your Pen Paper you can find it in the archive under Services > Pen Paper here

Posted by Admin on January 21, 2017 at 16:20

Nordic Walking

If you'd like to try this sociable sport come along to a Nordic Walking taster session at 10:00 am on Tuesday 24th January.

Contact Helen Gilchrist for details 07745 413194 [].

Posted by Admin on January 18, 2017 at 19:03

Man cut free from overturned car after crash near A303 in Penselwood near Wincanton

[From Somerset Live - see link below]

Fire crews cut a man free from his car in Penselwood, near Wincanton, and he was taken to hospital in an ambulance.

driver was left trapped in his car after it crashed into a fence and flipped over.

Two fire engines – one from Wincanton, Somerset, and one from Mere, Wiltshire – were sent to help after a crash was reported…


Posted by Admin on January 17, 2017 at 12:00

Requests & Offers

Your photo of Pen in Spring

I'm looking for a photo representing Pen Selwood in the Spring to go on the cover of the next Pen Paper. It doesn't have to be technically perfect just good enough to print. email your effort to by 15 FebGeoffContinue

Started by Admin yesterday.

Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator

The village needs a Neighbourhood Watch coordinator to ensure everyone is informed if there are local issues to be aware of. This important task should only take a limited amount of your time and email lists and website links already exist. Please contact Andrew Jenkins to show interest and get more information.[email or call 840773]Continue

Started by Admin Jan 14.

Hazel the cat returns! 1 Reply

Thank you all for your concern, but Hazel returned safely at 1am on Friday morning after ten days away. She is extremely tired, jolly hungry and very pleased to be home, but otherwise in fairly good shape. It remains a mystery where she has been, but we feel that she has travelled a long way!Continue

Started by Rosalind Atherton. Last reply by Admin Dec 18, 2016.

Black & Whire cat found in Pen

'Have come across this cat in my shed.No collar and a little threatful although is eating. ( Penselwood)'This was posted on Facebook last night by Rebecca Sharp.Continue

Started by Megan Tanner Nov 24, 2016.



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