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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…


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…


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…


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


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

2. Apologies for…


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

Archaeological Dig


will take place in Pen Selwood between 11- 19…


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

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




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…


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

SSARG Outing to Pen Selwood Saturday 16 June


Thank you all again for a really good day. It really was a fantastic demonstration of community spirit! The Pen Selwood History Society is a remarkable organisation!

I liked the way you had involved the owners of the different sites, and, not least, the clear engagement they all had with the history of their land.

And I certainly can't remember an outing where we have been entertained anything like as well: coffee and biscuits, a…


Added by Admin on June 18, 2018 at 14:00 — No Comments

Future of your Library - consultation ends 13 June

Anyone with an interest in Somerset’s libraries has one more month to take part in the County Council’s consultation on the future of its Library Service.

The consultation ends on Wednesday 13 June and more than 4,000 responses have been received so far.

Somerset County Council is keen for anyone yet to complete the questionnaire to go online at…


Added by geoff parcell on May 21, 2018 at 8:30 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Community Association Coffee Morning

The Coffee Morning held on Saturday 19th May raised £505.58 for  PCA Funds and Local Charities 

Thank you to  everyone who donated cakes, plants, produce and  raffle prizes and to all who  supported the  event.

An even bigger thank you to Amy  McKee  and Paul  Shinar for allowing us to use the magnificent  house and gardens  at  Pen  House.

Added by Sandra Jenkins on May 20, 2018 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

Celebrating 25 Years of the Bryan Young Community Field



Added by Tony Harrison on May 14, 2018 at 21:30 — No Comments

General Data Protection Regulations

If like me you have been inundated with messages about GDPR please find another simpler version for our website at

Added by Admin on May 8, 2018 at 14:57 — No Comments

St Michael's Church Jumble Sale

The jumble sale held on Saturday  14th  April  raised  £370 for Church  Funds.

Thank you to everyone who  donated cakes, produce, raffle prizes and jumble to make this  another  successful event

Heather Doe &  Sandra  Jenkins 

Added by Sandra Jenkins on April 30, 2018 at 17:55 — No Comments

Farewell to Rector

Nigel Feaver has been our Rector for 10 years. His final service will take place on Sunday 13th May commencing 6PM. This will be followed by drinks and light supper at Woodlands. Everyone is very welcome to come along and join in on this special occasion.
Jeremy Cox.

Added by geoff parcell on April 30, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Tough 10k

Many thanks to all who helped to make the 2018 10k event yet another success.

With out the marshals, car park attendants, catering staff, sign erecters, water stop supervisors, timekeepers, admin staff, ambulance crew etc the event  would not  happen.

Ines Braun and the Gillingham  Trotters continue to support the event with their organisational skills

My thanks this year also goes to Karin Hurd for allowing us to use the only semi dry field in the village for car …


Added by Sandra Jenkins on April 16, 2018 at 9:40 — No Comments

White Elephant open for business

Added by Bruce Bower on April 15, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments

Village Tough 10K Run

Added by Tony Harrison on April 3, 2018 at 20:22 — No Comments

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