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It is such a shame to lose the top growth of the sycamore tree, this does seem a drastic reduction, although, if this is the only way we can save this historic tree, then what can we do? We will still have the magnificent trunk, and over time, the leaf canopy will grow and this old tree will become more symmetrical in shape. There will still be nooks and crannies for the jackdaws, who hopefully, will stay.
Thank you Pen Parish Council for keeping us informed, and for protecting the…Continue
Added by Naomi Warren on January 30, 2020 at 12:56 — No Comments
Work on the tree will be carried out next Thursday 6th February.
After consultations with Somerset Highways it became clear that, for safety reasons, a significant reduction needed to be carried out as per the photo. This is, at least, better than losing the tree completely and we can hope for some new growth in time. We have asked for the work to be done as soon as possible, before the nesting…Continue
An opportunity to win money for the village hall and yourselves. You have until March 15th to take photos of village events. What about the Black Bin Cafe or Pen Pub?Continue
Added by Penny Varnes on January 25, 2020 at 16:00 — No Comments
Wessex Internet has now completed the installation of broadband to the village hall.
If you wish to use it the WiFi password is 13348533.
Added by Penny Varnes on January 16, 2020 at 20:42 — No Comments
The Parish Council have removed the bench from under the Sycamore Tree for the time being. Just in case you wondered where it was.
Jenny Steadman. Chair.>
Added by Jenny Steadman on January 15, 2020 at 16:43 — No Comments