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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…Continue
Added by Tony Harrison on July 6, 2020 at 12:30 — No Comments
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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 June 24, 2020 at 17:30 — No Comments
If the NHS test and trace service contacts you, the service will use text messages, email or phone.
All texts or emails will ask you to sign into the NHS test and trace contact-tracing website.
If NHS test and trace calls you by phone, the service will be using a single phone number: 0300 013 5000.
All information you provide to the NHS test and trace service is held in strict confidence…Continue
Added by Admin on June 19, 2020 at 16:22 — No Comments
From 13 June and then from 15 June changes in the rules apply. See government statement here.
If you are weighing up the risks then remember there are three key factors that determine risk of exposure: proximity to people; duration of exposure; and how confined the environment is. The…Continue
Added by Admin on June 12, 2020 at 8:54 — No Comments
There's a collection of surplus plants for you to chose from. Take what you need and swap with surplus ones if you have…Continue
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Just what you've been waiting for, issue 3 of Pentertainment and the answers to the sports quiz.
Added by Admin on May 16, 2020 at 14:12 — No Comments
I don’t think there’s a single one of us that doesn’t need to improve their digital skills, Whether it’s writing emails, using social media apps or getting to grips with spreadsheets. “But I don’t have time just now” is the usual excuse.
There hasn’t been a better time or opportunity to pick up some skills which will benefit you now and when the lockdown is lifted. See the range of opportunities from the Dept for Education …
Somerset County Council have set out the most recent information in a way that will guide you to what you want to know, with links to the various Government documents.
Added by Admin on May 13, 2020 at 12:00 — No Comments
The defibrillator is now back in service.
Added by Jenny Steadman on May 10, 2020 at 13:57 — No Comments
https://www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/reopen/ See restrictions.
Frome site will open on 11 May. Castle Cary site will open on 26 May
Garden waste (Green bins) will be collected from week commencing 11 May
Added by Admin on May 7, 2020 at 10:30 — No Comments
I am sorry to report that the defibrillator is again out of action. The nearest alternative is at Bourton Garage.
We are in contact with the manufacturer to try and resolve the issue as quickly as possible.
Jenny Steadman, Parish Council
Added by Jenny Steadman on May 6, 2020 at 10:30 — No Comments
Added by Admin on May 6, 2020 at 9:20 — No Comments
The Parish Council meeting on May 13th will be held as a virtual meeting at 3pm. The agenda is published on Parish Council page and any questions to the Parish Council should be emailed to the clerk this week. Due to the circumstances this meeting will not be open to the public, a situation which we intend to remedy. Under the guidelines there will be no AGM or Village meeting this year.
Added by Admin on May 5, 2020 at 9:59 — No Comments
Since lockdown there has been a big increase in people walking around the village and there have been incidents of people straying off the footpaths onto private land. This has been particularly noticeable on Pen House land off Underhill, including one sighting of people on bikes riding around the lake in the garden. We would ask everyone to stay on the footpaths, which are well marked, through fields and across land and where there are gates on the path to make sure you shut them behind…Continue