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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Black and White 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 Facebook last night (Wed 23rd) by Rebecca Sharp.

Posted by Megan Tanner on November 24, 2016 at 11:44

Broadband - Please register your interest and apply for your vouchers now!

Following the article in the September Pen Paper, I am pleased to confirm that we have over 30 households who have registered their interest with Wessex Internet.  Wessex are currently looking at the most cost effective way of getting their infrastructure to us.

The intention is to connect up to the areas of the village with the slowest speeds first; starting with the area around the Church and then expanding to Pear Ash Lane and Underhill.

Please make sure you have registered…


Posted by Admin on November 19, 2016 at 23:30

indigo blue - Christmas Party

Posted by Admin on November 19, 2016 at 23:30 — 2 Comments

Yoga - spaces available

The Yoga Group meets at the Village Hall, Tuesday evenings 7 to 8.30 pm. Spaces are available. Please contact Anne on 01747 835067 if you would like to come along.

Posted by geoff parcell on November 11, 2016 at 10:00

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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.

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.

Surviving Winter

Every year, Somerset Community Foundation runs this appeal, encouraging people who do not need their Winter Fuel Payment to donate it so that it can be redistributed to elderly residents suffering from fuel poverty in the county.  Although last year was relatively mild, we still saw a high demand for grants to help keep people warm, well and able to eat properly. During that time we were able to provide vital grants to 390 Somerset households to help them through the winter.  For many the…Continue

Started by Admin Nov 10.

Need a running partner

So, I need a running partner. I have too much fun spinning that I've neglected my running and need to get back out there! Ideally on a Monday, anytime after 2pm or in the evening. Let me know you fancy - it let me know. My mobile is 07917 413257.Continue

Started by Lorna Allen Nov 7.



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