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Pen Selwood Show

Schedule and entry forms available here.

Added by Admin on June 14, 2017 at 13:26 — No Comments

Chains stolen

On Friday 12 May two useful chains were stolen from Pear Ash Farm. The following day a field gate above Underhill was deliberately left open to allow sheep to escape onto the road. The gate is now padlocked. If you have any information about either of these events or know the whereabout of the chains please contact Charles Buckler on 840377.

Added by Admin on May 21, 2017 at 10:03 — No Comments

Pen Conservatives annual Salmon Lunch

Pen Conservatives annual Salmon Lunch will be at Pen Mill Farm on 18th June.

Tickets £15.00

Contact Peter FitzGerald on 01747 840895 or Annie Harvey on 01747 840438

Added by Admin on May 3, 2017 at 16:34 — No Comments

Pen Paper - June issue

Let me have your contributions for the Pen Paper by 15th May please.

Photos, news items, reports of recent events, upcoming events, general interest stories all welcome!

Geoff Parcell

Added by Admin on May 1, 2017 at 13:11 — No Comments

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


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