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Vaccination for COVID-19

Here's what the current process is. You will be contacted by the NHS. Wait to be contacted. You will need to be registered with a GP surgery. You can register with a GP if you do not have one.…


Added by Admin on January 8, 2021 at 13:00 — No Comments

Government rules from 5 January


Added by Admin on January 4, 2021 at 22:02 — No Comments

A Christmas Greeting from St Michael's Church

A message and prayers from Rev Alison Way, on behalf of St Michael's Church Pen Selwood.

At home worship resources…


Added by Admin on December 23, 2020 at 19:30 — No Comments

Village Hall repairs

If you are out and about look out for the new bell tower on the Village Hall. The jackdaws will be pleased with their new home!

From this:

To this:…


Added by Admin on December 21, 2020 at 12:30 — 1 Comment

Wild mink - be careful with your pets

Roy Stone spotted a wild mink in his garden in Coombe Street yesterday.

He believes they can be vicious and dangerous to pet dogs and chickens.

Be aware.

Added by Admin on December 19, 2020 at 12:45 — No Comments

Sale of Calendars

I have today paid £332 into the PCA account, being the profit from sale of calendars. We plan to distribute this equally to the 4 nominated charities - Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance, CAT bus, RNLI and MIND. 

Added by Admin on December 14, 2020 at 13:31 — 1 Comment

Parish Council post: Avian influenza (bird flu)

Avian influenza (bird flu): Latest situation

New housing measures will come into force in England, Scotland and Wales on 14 December.

The Chief Veterinary Officers for…


Added by Jenny Steadman on December 8, 2020 at 13:50 — No Comments

Church Services this Christmas

Added by Admin on December 7, 2020 at 14:16 — No Comments

Confused about the rules under Tier 2?

We’ve now moved from lockdown to Tier 2. What are the rules?

See Government guidance here

Added by Admin on December 2, 2020 at 11:00 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Calendar for sale


£12 each or 2 for £20. Envelopes for posting +£1

All profits to PCA charities. Photos from the covers of the Pen Paper.

Contact Geoff 841216 or to…


Added by Admin on November 24, 2020 at 16:30 — 1 Comment

Cranborne Chase and Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership

Are you a local person with a broad range of interests?  Are you actively involved in the local community? Do you want to help the area as a whole and the needs of the communities living within and around Cranborne Chase and the Chalke Valley? If you’ve answered ‘Yes’ to any of these questions then we need your help.

The Community Stakeholder Group is an important part of the Cranborne Chase and Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership governance, and will…


Added by Admin on November 21, 2020 at 10:58 — No Comments

The Gillingham Seed, Plant & Potato Fair

Benefit from purchasing top quality garden items - seeds, potato tubers, onion and shallot sets, garlic and fruit trees and bushes, Christmas gifts and garden items with a 15% discount.  

Our fantastic Partners, Pennard Plants (RHS Master Growers 2019) will also donate a percentage of all their takings attributed to our Event to our chosen good cause - in 2021 that will be GillShed CIC.

Check out our website for all the details - including the code that gets that 15%…


Added by Admin on November 20, 2020 at 16:25 — No Comments

Bird Flu

Note: Avian influenza is unconnected with coronavirus (COVID-19).

Public Health England advises that the risk to the public’s health is very low. The Food Standards Agency has said that on the basis of the current scientific evidence, avian influenzas pose a very low food safety risk for UK consumers.

If you keep poultry (including gamebirds or pet birds) or other captive birds, you must act now to reduce the risk of disease in your flock by following the relevant biosecurity…


Added by Admin on November 19, 2020 at 14:30 — No Comments

Support for Somerset residents during lockdown

Help is available for anyone in Somerset who may need additional support during the second national lockdown. Read here.

Added by Admin on November 10, 2020 at 11:30 — No Comments

New National Restrictions from 5 November

See here.

Added by Admin on November 9, 2020 at 12:00 — No Comments

REMEMBRANCE - Some resources which may help

The Church will be open for private prayer on Sundays moving forward from 10am to 3pm approximately – If necessary we can still host funerals but sadly public worship is once again restricted by the current Government Coronavirus measures.

We have put together some options to support the marking of Remembrance this year…

  • Remembrance on the door step…  …

Added by Admin on November 7, 2020 at 13:44 — No Comments

Remembrance poppies

I can do with some help to distribute poppies this year. With the various restrictions I have not had chance yet to ask individuals for help. Clearly Remembrance Day will not be the same but the charitable giving and the remembering is as important as ever.…


Added by Admin on November 2, 2020 at 18:00 — No Comments

Rhesus Positive- A new author in Pen Selwood

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Added by Admin on October 30, 2020 at 17:00 — No Comments

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