July 2020 Blog Posts (9)

Found last night - Black Cocker Spaniel

Post last night on Bourton Facebook page - unfortunately, I can't share the photos..but thought I would share the text in case anyone knows who has lost her.

"Lost and Found. This young black cocker spaniel, female. Found this evening by Rebecca, visiting in Penselwood for the weekend, 8.30 all alone on Pen Mill Hill, between Bourton/Zeals and Penselwood. If you know anyone who’s lost this adorable mut , please call Rebecca on 07794 732385 or 01747 840869."

Added by Nicky Backus on July 31, 2020 at 8:05 — No Comments


To everyone who has been working on (or not, like me!) their 12" x 12" panel,could I suggest the end of September as the date to aim for completion and return your work to me.
If there's anyone else who would like to have a go and a bit of a challenge, then all you have to do is create a scene on a piece of cotton fabric (which I can supply) measuring 14" x 14" overall, leaving a border of 1" all the way round, depicting an aspect of village life that is important…

Added by geoff parcell on July 26, 2020 at 12:34 — No Comments

COVID-19 data for Somerset

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Added by Admin on July 18, 2020 at 13:06 — No Comments


Issue 5 is out!

Added by Admin on July 16, 2020 at 18:30 — No Comments


I have a few hours available weekly for weeding and pruning jobs locally. Socially distanced and using my own tools. Please call me on 841256 if you might be interested.

Added by Fiona MacKenzie on July 13, 2020 at 19:37 — No Comments

Fete Cancellation

Hello Everyone,

The Fete Committee has decided to cancel the 2020 Pen Selwood Fete.

We have spoken to many stallholders and those who provide support for the Fete over the past week. Their views have been unanimous in thinking the Fete should not go ahead. The difficulty in complying with social distancing guidelines concerned many, some feel they are unwilling to support or attend the event for fear of being exposed to the virus, and others thought it…


Added by Tony Harrison on July 6, 2020 at 12:30 — No Comments

Village Hall

The village hall committee have their AGM on July 22nd via Zoom. We will be discussing the procedures to be undertaken in order to reopen the hall for villagers and other users.

If any villager has questions or wishes to make a comment, please submit to me at pvarnes2@gmail.com and it will be considered.

Please be assured that the hall will not be reopened until we can ensure the safety of users.

Added by Penny Varnes on July 2, 2020 at 11:27 — No Comments

No water!

we have no water in Pen this morning around area of Church and the Green.  Wessex Water have confirmed there is a burst mains in the area. I’m not sure if it extends to the whole of the village but they will notify affected households.

Added by Admin on July 1, 2020 at 8:37 — 1 Comment

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