News (376)

Sad news

I am sorry to have to tell you that Dorothy Young (who used to live in Highfield in Coombe Street) has just died; she passed away very peacefully.  She is to be cremated at Yeovil Crematorium (Bunford Lane, Yeovil BA20 2EJ) on Thursday 28th September at 1:20pm.

Bruce Bower

Added by Bruce Bower on September 18, 2017 at 10:00 — No Comments

Work Party at Pen Selwood Allotments

Jim Ebner and myself are holding a work party on Saturday to clear the site in readiness for returning the site to pasture. If you have any time available to give us a hand, please see the details in the Events listing. You'd be welcome to salvage any unwanted fruit bushes etc...

Added by Stella Parcell on September 15, 2017 at 11:01 — No Comments

Coffee morning result

A big THANK YOU to everyone who came to our coffee and cake morning in aid of World Horse Welfare. We raised an amazing £245.39.

The winner of the quiz was Lorna Collins. If anyone would like a copy of the answers please contact Pat Cuthbert or Carol Nutter.

Added by geoff parcell on September 15, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

A303 Tunnel at Stonehenge confirmed

See BBC News

Details here…


Added by geoff parcell on September 12, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

Pen Paper errors

I didn't get the paper proof read as I usually do and a couple of errors crept into the Village Diary.

The village walk is on TUESDAY 5 Sept and the Parish Council meeting is on WEDNESDAY 13 Sept. There's also another PC meeting on Wednesday 8 November.

Please amend your dairies. Any feedback is always welcome.

Sorry about that, Geoff

Added by geoff parcell on August 26, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

Progress being made on Coombe Street!



Added by Admin on August 25, 2017 at 8:19 — No Comments


26th and 27th August 2017, 10am - 5pm

Added by Admin on August 17, 2017 at 1:00 — No Comments

Fete Teas

A very big THANK YOU to all those of you who so supplied all the yummy cakes and sandwiches for the Village Fete.They were amazing. Also another Thank you to all those who helped to serve the teas and keep the cakes and sandwiches flowing from 12.30 to 4 .30pm and afterwards to help with all the clearing up and floor washing.You were all fantastic.

Added by Rosemary Price on August 15, 2017 at 13:36 — No Comments

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show this Wednesday

Added by Admin on August 14, 2017 at 12:16 — No Comments

Marvellous Results from Pen Fete and Show

The draft results from our marvellous fete and show on Saturday have been posted on the Fete page.

The results show that we have maintained the exceptional result from last year.  Overall, our community can feel proud of once more putting in the effort to run a fun event and raise such a considerable sum of money for the village.

On the basis of this draft, I propose a total distribution of £6,200 (in the agreed proportions) which leaves about the same funds as…


Added by Bruce Bower on August 7, 2017 at 18:22 — No Comments

Help with the fete

Stalls are looking to you to help with various items. See Requests and Offers

Added by Admin on July 30, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

Have you lost a Ring?

A ring has been found by the gate at the bottom of Pen Hill.
Please telephone 840551 for more information.

Added by Rita Walder Capron on July 28, 2017 at 14:54 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Village Fete - This Saturday!

Added by Stella Parcell on July 28, 2017 at 12:30 — No Comments

Mystery Gate - Mystery Solved

Mystery Solved

We got home yesterday after 2 weeks away to discover this gate on a patio. It is not ours, is not new and neither our cleaner nor gardener was here when it arrived. If you are missing a gate please contact me on 840 697. Tony Harrison. …


Added by Tony Harrison on July 15, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Pen Pub Night 7th July

To celebrate my  recent 65th Birthday in  June and my impending retirement in July I would like  to buy villagers  a drink  at the Pen Pub on  Friday.

Andrew Jenkins 

Added by Sandra Jenkins on July 5, 2017 at 20:00 — No Comments


If you use Facebook there is now a linked Facebook page. Its not either/or but both! 

Added by Admin on July 4, 2017 at 17:09 — No Comments

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