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Are you interested in Pilates?


Would you be interested in joining a 

Pilates class in the Village Hall?

I am trying to gauge interest in the village and, if it is sufficient, getting one of the Scott Studio network (pilates training centre) to run a weekly class.  …


Added by Bruce Bower on February 20, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments

Broadband - Message from David Warburton MP

From: WARBURTON, David []

Sent: 19 February 2017 13:16


Cc: CARR, Netia <>

Subject: Re: Pen Selwood Community Meeting - Friday 17th February

Dear Tony,

I just wanted to drop you a very quick line to say thank you for organising, hosting and chairing the meeting on Friday so well.

I hope you agree that it was a very…


Added by Tony Harrison on February 20, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

Broadband meeting 17th Feb 3pm

You'll find the BT Openreach proposed solution together with predicted speeds here.

Added by Admin on February 17, 2017 at 18:14 — No Comments

South Somerset residents help shape the future of the census

South Somerset has been specially selected as part of a large scale test of the census, run by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

This is an exciting opportunity for local residents to help shape the census which will happen in 2021. Test day is 9 April 2017.

Randomly-selected households will…


Added by Admin on February 16, 2017 at 17:38 — No Comments

Bird Flu

Even small-scale poultry keepers must currently keep their birds under cover. The restrictions will be eased in some areas after February 28.

Added by Robert Backus on February 15, 2017 at 15:00 — 4 Comments

March Village Walk

The details of the next village walk have now been added.


Added by Jennifer Bower on February 10, 2017 at 11:54 — No Comments

Village walk

The walk on Thursday 9th February will be a short walk, the weather is miserable unlike last month. Jennifer

Added by Jennifer Bower on February 6, 2017 at 16:46 — No Comments

Pen Paper back issues

If you've misplaced your Pen Paper you can find it in the archive under Services > Pen Paper here

Added by Admin on January 21, 2017 at 16:20 — No Comments

Nordic Walking

If you'd like to try this sociable sport come along to a Nordic Walking taster session at 10:00 am on Tuesday 24th January.

Contact Helen Gilchrist for details 07745 413194 [].

Added by Admin on January 18, 2017 at 19:03 — No Comments

Man cut free from overturned car after crash near A303 in Penselwood near Wincanton

[From Somerset Live - see link below]

Fire crews cut a man free from his car in Penselwood, near Wincanton, and he was taken to hospital in an ambulance.

driver was left trapped in his car after it crashed into a fence and flipped over.

Two fire engines – one from Wincanton, Somerset, and one from Mere, Wiltshire – were sent to help after a crash was reported…


Added by Admin on January 17, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

Opportunity to help the community

See this item in Requests & Offers

Added by Admin on January 14, 2017 at 11:21 — No Comments

Parish Council Planning meeting 20th January 7:30pm

See events for details.

Added by Admin on January 14, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

Join us at PenArt!

PenArt is a small friendly art group who meet on Thursday afternoons 1.30 – 4.30 throughout the winter and spring in Pen Selwood Village Hall.…


Added by Admin on January 3, 2017 at 13:13 — No Comments

Yoga classes have moved to Mere - spaces available

Added by Admin on December 30, 2016 at 17:30 — No Comments

Indigo Blue Christmas Party

As some of you may (or may not) remember, we shot a video for a mannequin challenge at the christmas party. If you're friends with Indigo Blue on Facebook you can now see the results. If you're not then here's a link to the video.

A big thanks to all those that came along and especially those that took part in the…


Added by Colin Tanner on December 19, 2016 at 10:42 — No Comments

Warning to Pet Owners

Our Vizslas Ruby and Bert are happily recovering from ingesting a large quantity of slug pellets spread round a badger path adjacent to Pits Farm in Pear Ash Lane Penselwood on Thursday 15th December.

The location of the slug pellets is indicated on the map below by the red kite mark and the foot path runs from Pear Ash Lane adjacent to Pits Farm south exiting in Chapel Lane. The exact location of the pellets is in the hedgerow which runs alongside the foot path on Pits…


Added by Admin on December 16, 2016 at 17:48 — 1 Comment

Indigo Blue Christmas Party

Well what another fantastic Indigo Blue Christmas party we had such a fab time. Thank you to all who attended. But mainly a huge thank you to Dick & Rita on the bar, Rick on parking and for all his help before and after, the chip van and all of you who came, danced, drank, sang, played air guitar and made the night such a great party!

We have managed to do an awesome mannequin challenge and it will be uploaded on Facebook in the week along with some pics.

Remember we are available… Continue

Added by Megan Tanner on December 12, 2016 at 0:10 — No Comments

Name Your Club

What To Do When You Have No Name?


Just a reminder; you have 5 days to get your suggested name for the new village club to me. Competition is tough but don’t let that put you off.  There is a “A Fist Full of Dollars” to win if your suggestion is triumphant. And if you insist, a bottle of sparkling continental wine to go with it.   

Please send me your submissions to or by a note in the…


Added by Tony Harrison on December 10, 2016 at 17:37 — No Comments

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