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The Critical Global Citizen

Added by Admin on March 24, 2017 at 9:00 — 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

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

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

Broadband - Please register your interest and apply for your vouchers now!

Following the article in the September Pen Paper, I am pleased to confirm that we have over 30 households who have registered their interest with Wessex Internet.  Wessex are currently looking at the most cost effective way of getting their infrastructure to us.

The intention is to connect up to the areas of the village with the slowest speeds first; starting with the area around the Church and then expanding to Pear Ash Lane and Underhill.

Please make sure you have registered…


Added by Admin on November 19, 2016 at 23:30 — No Comments


Added by Admin on October 28, 2016 at 10:17 — No Comments

A night to remember......

Added by Admin on October 4, 2016 at 9:52 — No Comments

Interested in a faster internet speed?

Then look here:

Added by Admin on September 28, 2016 at 20:27 — No Comments

Black Bin Cafe cancelled on 7th October

As much, if not all the village including the hall will be without electricity during most of the morning of Friday 7th October we will not be opening the Black Bin Cafe that…


Added by Admin on September 26, 2016 at 14:00 — No Comments

Pen Selwood History Society

Did you know there is a History Society in Pen? Here are details of our next two meetings. If you are not already on the email list let me know if you are interested in coming along (Geoff 841216).

Our first indoor meeting of the season will be on Wed 5 October at Woodlands starting at 7:30pm…


Added by Admin on September 19, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

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