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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Village Fete & Show

Well done to all those who spotted the mistake in the recent issue of The Pen Paper. The Fete is of course on the same day as the show - Saturday 3rd August. Please amend your calendars accordingly as we wouldn’t want you to miss…


Posted by Admin on June 3, 2019 at 9:22

Megan's jumped for Alzheimers!

If you’d like to donate please follow the link...…


Posted by Admin on May 25, 2019 at 10:30

Pen Paper

The June issue of the Pen Paper is currently being printed and will be delivered soon. If you want to see back issues you'll find them under the Services…


Posted by Admin on May 22, 2019 at 13:00

Make it easy to find the Penselwood website

3 Simple Steps to Create a Shortcut to a Website

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Posted by geoff parcell on May 11, 2019 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

Requests & Offers

'Give as you live'

I discovered a few months ago the 'Give as you Live' app.  So whenever I order online some companies give a donation to your nominated charity.  I do mine to the Balsam Center in Wincanton.Maybe you all know of it and I am just late in finding out!  It is surprising how the pence add up and I thought it might be worth spreading the word in case some of you never knew of its existence like myself.  Continue

Started by Gilly May 22.

What can I do to help the environment? KICKS COUNT

Do you get frustrated when you have to throw packaging away that is not collected by Somerset Council? Here is part of the solution…KICKS COUNT is a charity that raises the awareness of the importance of baby movements before birth.  Sophia Mason created the charity after losing her first born daughter Chloe to stillbirth. She could not understand why she did not know the importance of baby movements and vowed to make a difference in Chloe’s name. Elizabeth Hutton is now the current CEO and…Continue

Started by Admin May 6.

Pen Fete Beer Tent Bar Staff volunteers requested to join our team ... 2 Replies

If you can spare an hour to help us run the Beer Tent at this year's Fete, please let me know ASAP - we look forward to welcoming you to the team.  What better way to enjoy the Fete than from inside a dry tent next to the BBQ and Band with drinks available right under your nose?!Continue

Started by Robert Backus. Last reply by Robert Backus Apr 25.

8mm cine projector 1 Reply

I've been helping someone get old cine film transcribed to Memory stick. It has cost them £100 so far and to be honest the results are not very good. So I want to look at the remaining film to judge if it is warranted.Does anyone have a working 8mm cine projector that I can borrow for a few days? I discarded mine a long time ago.ThanksGeoff Parcell 841216Continue

Started by geoff parcell. Last reply by geoff parcell Mar 9.


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