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Family Carol and Nativity Service

St Michael's Church Pen Selwood
Sunday 16th December 4PM
 
Everyone Welcome. Join us for mulled wine and mince pies after the Service.

Added by geoff parcell on December 10, 2018 at 12:53 — No Comments

NEWS FLASH! Pen Selwood runner representing GB today

 

 Verity Ockenden is racing today at the European Cross Country Championships in Tilburg, you may have seen her training around Pen since she moved here with her mother Fiona.

 

She will be running as part of the GB Senior Women’s team at 1235 our time. You can watch on the BBC red button, coverage for the under 20 and u23 events starts from 0930. There is a also livestream from European-athletics.org

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Added by Stella Parcell on December 9, 2018 at 11:41 — 1 Comment

Church Coffee Morning

The coffee morning in aid of St. Michael's Church held on the 24th November at Ballands House, raised the sum of £483.15. A big thank you to all of you who helped, attended and supported it and especially to Sandra Jenkins for co-ordinating it on my behalf.
Heather Doe

Added by geoff parcell on December 2, 2018 at 11:56 — No Comments

Talk in the Village Hall

Added by Admin on November 19, 2018 at 10:05 — No Comments

Gillingham Library closure

Gillingham Library will be closed for refurbishment on Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd November. Books may be renewed online at www.librarieswest.org.uk. Library queries - contact Shaftesbury Library 01747 852256.

Added by Stella Parcell on November 18, 2018 at 10:07 — No Comments

Next issue of the Pen Paper

The December issue of The Pen Paper is due to be published and distributed by the end of November. This is a community newspaper giving an opportunity to communicate with other residents what has been happening in your club, committee and hamlet along with any…
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Added by Admin on November 8, 2018 at 11:21 — No Comments

Fireworks

Does anyone know who had the firework display in the community field last night (17th)as they left all the debris behind? This  activity invalidates the community  field insurance and is  very distressing for the horses in the adjoining field. Please contact  Andrew Jenkins 01747 840773 if you have any further information

Added by Sandra Jenkins on October 18, 2018 at 10:13 — No Comments

Mega’s Memory Walk 2018 - supporting Alzheimer’s Society - Now 13 October

On 23rd September I will be walking/running 8km (5miles) to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society - this is very close to my heart.

Please read my story, if you would like to donate follow the link below or drop donation into Rest & Be Thankful.

Thank you

www.justgiving.com/fundraising/mw362317…

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Added by Megan Tanner on October 12, 2018 at 9:00 — 2 Comments

Macmillan Coffee Morning

The Coffee Morning held on Saturday  29th  September  in Pen  Selwood Village  Hall  raised £424.50.  Thank you to  everyone who made cakes and gave items for the bring and buy  and raffle and to all who supported us on the day. Elaine Coffin and  Sandra  Jenkins   

Added by Sandra Jenkins on September 30, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments

Ringing for Claude Augustus Baker on 8 October

The church bells will be rung half muffled at 11am on Monday 8th October to mark the centenary of the death of the fourth person named on our war memorial, Claude Augustus Baker. 

Claude died in action on the Western Front in France with the…

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Added by Admin on September 26, 2018 at 8:29 — No Comments

Pen Paper out for distribution

Hi

The latest issue of the Pen Paper has been printed and is out for distribution so you should receive it in the next few days.

I must apologise to Sheila Carson as I lost the credit to her for her winning photo of a dragonfly in the Nature section of the Show. I'll print it again here. Its worth a repeat!…

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Added by Admin on August 26, 2018 at 11:47 — No Comments

Theft from car - time to tighten up your security

A car parked outside the field where the parking takes place for the Fete was broken into this morning.  Belinda, Franey Matthews daughter left a handbag on the passenger seat.  10 minutes after she parked and was working a little way off with a pony, she heard her car alarm trigger and when she had sorted the pony came back to find the near side passenger window had been smashed and her bag snatched.  Fortunately it had nothing of value in it so she’s hoping it will be dumped…

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Added by geoff parcell on August 20, 2018 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

Summer Fete 2018

Another Fantastic village fete. This year the teas in the Village Hall were a great success again,only due to all the help given both on the Friday before with all the setting up and   then on the Saturday with all the amazing help we received running the "Tea Shop".Then of course the wonderful selection of homemade cakes, cookies and sandwiches which were so kindly donated by you all. Thank you so much.

This brings me to another big Thank You to both Helen and Neil Marley. This year…

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Added by Rosemary Price on August 15, 2018 at 19:08 — No Comments

Another author in Pen Selwood

Adrian Carter has just published his first novel, Letting Go, available in paperback at £7.99 on Amazon and on Kindle at £1.99. It is set in a village not unlike Pen but if you think you…

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Added by Admin on August 6, 2018 at 13:27 — No Comments

Parish Council planning meeting - Wed 1st August

A Planning meeting of the Council to be held on Wednesday 1st August 2018 7.30pm

Pen Selwood Village Hall

Agenda

1. Open Forum for members of the public to speak.

2. Apologies for…

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Added by Admin on July 23, 2018 at 8:00 — No Comments

Archaeological Dig

 

will take place in Pen Selwood between 11- 19…

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Added by Admin on July 7, 2018 at 11:43 — No Comments

Temporary Road Closure, Pear Ash Lane  9 July for 5 days

ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984,

TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE

PEAR ASH LANE, PEN SELWOOD 

I am writing to inform you that Somerset County Council as the Highway Authority have received an application for the temporary closure of Pear Ash Lane from Wessex Water.

This road will be closed from 09th July 2018 and is expected to…

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Added by Admin on July 5, 2018 at 13:41 — No Comments

SSARG visit - we made their newsletter!

See pages 8 -12. Newsletter

Added by Admin on June 29, 2018 at 10:30 — No Comments

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