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Pen Selwood Village Fete

It’s in the Wincanton Window

Added by geoff parcell on August 5, 2022 at 8:10 — No Comments

No Black Bin Cafe this Friday

There will be no Black Bin Café this Friday, 5th August, as the hall will be busy setting up for Fete Teas on Saturday.

The next Black Bin Café will be on 19th August.

Added by Jenny Steadman on July 31, 2022 at 14:24 — No Comments

FLOWER & PRODUCE SHOW

The Flower & Produce Show returns to the Fete this year after a two year gap.  Please enter as much as you can to help us get it back up and running bigger and brighter than ever.

Open to residents and their families and if you need further schedules or entry forms just call Ian Steadman on 01747 841041.

Added by ian steadman on July 30, 2022 at 16:25 — No Comments

Village Fete

Added by Admin on July 25, 2022 at 8:23 — No Comments

Check security of outbuildings and garages

Hi All

After the theft of our mower I’m perhaps being more vigilant and this morning while out walking very early I noticed a few gates that are normally closed were open. It made me wonder if someone has been on the prowl.

Do check your security and cast your eyes around to see if you’ve left anything that’s easy pickings on view.

Helen

Added by Helen on July 13, 2022 at 15:04 — No Comments

Theft

We had our large John Deere lawnmower stolen last week from our shed on the paddock.
Just wondering if anyone else had any items stolen too?

Added by Helen on July 3, 2022 at 12:46 — No Comments

Live entertainment

Added by Jane A on July 1, 2022 at 16:00 — No Comments

Earlier start for waste and recycling collections

6am starts for crews as temperatures soar

Recycling and rubbish collections will start an hour earlier for the rest of this week in response to rising temperatures.

Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is asking residents to make sure their waste is ready for collection from 6am putting it out the night before if needed.

Waste collection is hard, physical work and early starts help limit the time crews spend working in the hottest part of the day.

The early starts may…

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Added by ian steadman on June 15, 2022 at 10:31 — No Comments

Bourton Telephone Exchange isolation

Hi all,

Information only by the time I discovered this.

Local (6 digit) calls are successful, outgoing National (commencing 0) and incoming from outside of Bourton fail.

Fix due evening 13/06/22.

Cheers, Alan

Added by Alan Webber on June 13, 2022 at 16:22 — 2 Comments

Pen Paper

Back issues of the Pen Paper are available under the Services tab at the top of the page

or here.

Added by Admin on June 12, 2022 at 11:46 — No Comments

Beacon Bonfire

I would like to thank all those who attended our Beacon Bonfire and especially those who donated to RABI (The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution). A cheque for £250 has been forwarded.  

To see so many people enjoying the special occasion for the Queen made the work on the bonfire worthwhile.

Charles…

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Added by Admin on June 12, 2022 at 11:30 — No Comments

Jubilee Celebration Party

Added by Admin on June 3, 2022 at 8:37 — No Comments

Waste & Recycling

The Friday waste collection has been shifted to Monday 6th June due to Jubilee holidays.

Added by Admin on June 1, 2022 at 17:49 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Cricket Team Update

Well done to all the players and supporters of the Pen Selwood Panthers cricket team today. The team played brilliantly but were narrowly beaten by the mighty Queen Camel cricket club. …

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Added by Alanna Loder-Symonds on May 29, 2022 at 21:59 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Cricket Match Today!

Today, 29th May, the Pen Selwood cricket team takes on Queen Camel at 2pm.
At: England Lane, Queen Camel BA22 7NN

Do come and join us and have some cake!

Added by Alanna Loder-Symonds on May 29, 2022 at 10:31 — No Comments

Ukrainian refugees

A meeting was held in the village hall for those interested in helping Ukrainian refugees. Several people were prepared to host refugees either for 6 months or more or for a couple of weeks holiday to give long term hosts a break.

It was recognised that the village without public transport or other amenities was not the obvious place for refugees to be placed and that it would be better if there was more than one family at a time so that they had the company of people speaking the…

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Added by Admin on April 8, 2022 at 9:28 — No Comments

Pen Veg Project

There will be a meeting in the Village Hall on Tuesday 12th April at 7.30pm to plan growing surplus Fruit and Veg for local residents, Foodbanks and any refugees who might be hosted in the Village. All welcome. Further details from Fiona MacKenzie, fiona@verifie.plus.com…

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Added by Fiona MacKenzie on April 7, 2022 at 10:15 — No Comments

BT halts removal of landline phones

BT has plans to remove copper wire fed landlines and replace them with fibre optic cables and digital phones by 2025. In the recent storms some people were unable to call 999 and health alarms and burglar alarms would not function. They have delayed the roll-out while they resolve these issues. Check with BT if you have concerns.…

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Added by Admin on March 30, 2022 at 10:11 — No Comments

Helping Ukrainian Refugees

A number of people in the village have expressed an interest in providing accommodation or other help for refugees from Ukraine.

A meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Thursday 31 March to share information about possible routes for helping refugees, identify further information needed and see what the village could do collectively. Everyone with an…

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Added by Admin on March 23, 2022 at 16:30 — No Comments

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