April 2013 Blog Posts (12)

Jumble sale

Once again, the Jumble Sale raised a really great sum, £473, which will help keep our churchyard looking so good, badgers permitting. Very many thanks to those who helped make the event today such a success and to all those who came and supported it so well.


Bruce Bower PCC Treasurer, Saturday, 27 April 2013

Added by Bruce Bower on April 27, 2013 at 17:54 — No Comments

Pen Paper contributions

The deadline for contributions for the June issue of the Pen Paper is 20th May. Contributions are welcome before then to Cliff Clark.

Added by Admin on April 21, 2013 at 14:25 — No Comments

Rural Services Network Newsletter

Rural Services Network Newsletter and you'll find the latest news here.

Added by Admin on April 18, 2013 at 11:22 — No Comments

Latest issue of The Hart - the AONB newsletter

The Hart 

Added by Admin on April 18, 2013 at 11:14 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Tough 10k results

You'll find the finishing times here.

Added by Admin on April 16, 2013 at 11:00 — 1 Comment

Barn Owl Box Monitoring at Moldrams Ground LNR

From Rachael Whaites, SSDC Countryside Ranger for Moldrams Ground LNR:

I attended a Barn Owl box monitoring workshop with Chris Sperring from Somerset Wildlife Trust (SWT) and the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) on Saturday 13th April.  I would like to share some of the information I gained from attending this workshop and also tell you how you get can get involved with monitoring your community Barn Owl box.

Barn Owls are one of nearly 90 species of bird that are listed…


Added by Rachael Whaites on April 15, 2013 at 16:21 — 1 Comment

Black Bin Cafe opens!

Added by Admin on April 12, 2013 at 13:46 — No Comments

Cooking vegetables at Gardening club

We had a great evening on 11th April with Terry Farris giving us a Masterclass in cooking vegetables in unusual ways. On the menu were:

Moroccan Tagine with Harissa Couscous

Vegetable with feta cheese strudel

Veggie muffins

Thai Vegetable…


Added by Admin on April 11, 2013 at 22:30 — No Comments

Coombe Street railings

If you haven't been down Coombe Street recently, you will notice a change. The railings at the top of the Coombe have been completely renovated by the Parish Council.…


Added by Admin on April 10, 2013 at 22:00 — No Comments


This morning I walked my dogs through the village, between Underhill and Long Lane I picked up over 30 bottles which were strewn along the roadside.  I appreciate that some may have been blown out of the recycling  vehicle but not all and especially not along Long Lane.

I have lived in the village for nearly four years and I have noticed that the litter problem is getting worse.  Litter I know is a problem everywhere but Pen Selwood is our bit of England let us all try and keep it…


Added by Rita Walder Capron on April 9, 2013 at 13:35 — No Comments

Village walk

We had a very successful dog friendly walk on Saturday 5th April - a good length (1.5 hours) and a good route; here are the happy walkers back at the church. 

The next walk is on Saturday 20th April at 10.30am starting at the Village Hall.  It will be an all day dog friendly walk.  You can join or leave…


Added by Bruce Bower on April 7, 2013 at 18:58 — No Comments

Magical Moldrams - photos

It was a cold but sunny day when a large group from the village had a Walk and Talk around Moldram's Ground given by Rachael Whaites, the Countryside Ranger.  We learned about the endangered species seen there - dormice, barn owls, greater crested newts and slow worms.

We left with a much greater understanding of the nature on our own doorstep.…


Added by Admin on April 2, 2013 at 12:00 — No Comments

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