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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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.…


Posted by Admin on January 17, 2017 at 12:28

Parish Council Planning meeting 20th January 7:20pm

See events for details.

Posted by Admin on January 14, 2017 at 11:00

Requests & Offers

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 on Saturday.

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.

Website building 3 Replies

Hi The platform provider for our village website is raising its annual hosting fee. One option is to move platforms, but I'm not prepared to do this on my own. Is there anyone out there with experience of building websites who is willing to help? The current platform Ning is especially a social network so enabling anyone to contribute a news item, event or comment to the website. I'd like to maintain that idea.If we choose to stay with Ning and pay the extra fee I'd be happy to share…Continue

Started by geoff parcell. Last reply by geoff parcell Nov 14, 2016.



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