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Macmillan Coffee Morning

The Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support will be held in the Village  Hall on Sat 28 September 10:30 till 12:00.

Donations for the Raffle,  Cake Stall and Bring and Buy would be much appreciated.

Further details from Elaine Coffin 01963 31833 or Sandra Jenkins 01747 840773

Added by Admin on August 16, 2019 at 16:35 — No Comments

FETE AND SHOW PRELIMINARY 2019 RESULTS

Last weekend’s fete and show were great as an event, wonderful community spirit and observable enjoyment by all who came.

The preliminary financial results too are excellent; there will be £6,200 net for the Church and the Pen Selwood Community Association, which is a significant amount.  The draft detail is set out below; the figures may change as this tidied up. If you…

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Added by Admin on August 5, 2019 at 15:30 — 1 Comment

Get your show entry forms here

Show entries

Added by Admin on July 31, 2019 at 9:00 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Fete

Yes it's only one month away and these stalls will be grateful for your help. Now's your chance to sort out those books you'll never read again, white elephants, clothes, unwanted gifts and toys, bottles. Contacts are listed in the attachment. If baking is your thing then we'll need cakes for the cake stall and cakes and sandwiches for the Teas.…

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Added by Admin on June 24, 2019 at 18:30 — No Comments

Village Fete & Show

Well done to all those who spotted the mistake in the recent issue of The Pen Paper. The Fete is of course on the same day as the show - Saturday 3rd August. Please amend your calendars accordingly as we wouldn’t want you to miss it!

Let us know what you like about the Pen Paper and what you’d like to see changed by adding a comment below.

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Added by Admin on June 3, 2019 at 9:22 — No Comments

Megan's jumped for Alzheimers!

If you’d like to donate please follow the link...

https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/megan-tanner4…

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Added by Admin on May 25, 2019 at 10:30 — No Comments

Pen Paper

The June issue of the Pen Paper is currently being printed and will be delivered soon. If you want to see back issues you'll find them under the Services tab.

Added by Admin on May 22, 2019 at 13:00 — No Comments

Cranbourne Chase AONB

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Added by Admin on May 10, 2019 at 10:48 — No Comments

Sharing the road

Most of the drivers in our villages are brilliant but there is always one or two impatient and reckless drivers with poor attitudes that can startle, unsettle and panic the horses. 

Riders, Cyclists and Walkers are vulnerable road users and have as much right to be on the road as vehicles. Most do not want to be there but lack of bridleways makes being on the road a necessity.

So a…

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Added by Admin on May 8, 2019 at 8:55 — 5 Comments

How will you make your phone calls in the future?

Here’s an interesting article about VOIP which you may want to read if you have signed up for Fibre broadband.

Added by Admin on April 23, 2019 at 9:39 — No Comments

Easter recycling dates

You'll find them here

Added by Admin on April 19, 2019 at 10:49 — No Comments

Larch Wood

Peter & Sarah FitzGerald have decided to fell the majority of the larch in the small wood immediately above Pen Mill Farm.
They are nearly 90 years old and were planted as a nurse crop to protect the young oak, which they have been holding back for some years.
We are unlikely to make a profit, but it is in the best interests of the wood. We apologise for any inconvenience while the work is carried out.
PF

Added by Admin on March 28, 2019 at 9:39 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Community Association AGM 8th Feb

In the Village Hall at 7:30

Come and find out about your Pen Selwood Community Association at its AGM

  • We need your views on which village projects matter to you.
  • Which charities should we be fundraising for this year?
  • We'll be explaining our progress towards a single organisation.
  • Fancy joining the committee? We need you.

You'll find the Accounts and the list of donations on the…

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Added by Admin on February 5, 2019 at 22:35 — No Comments

The road to the housing development at the milk factory in Bourton has been reopened.

Bridge Street and Factory Hill

Added by Admin on February 5, 2019 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

Talk in the Village Hall

Added by Admin on November 19, 2018 at 10:05 — No Comments

Next issue of the Pen Paper

The December issue of The Pen Paper is due to be published and distributed by the end of November. This is a community newspaper giving an opportunity to communicate with other residents what has been happening in your club, committee and hamlet along with any…
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Added by Admin on November 8, 2018 at 11:21 — No Comments

Ringing for Claude Augustus Baker on 8 October

The church bells will be rung half muffled at 11am on Monday 8th October to mark the centenary of the death of the fourth person named on our war memorial, Claude Augustus Baker. 

Claude died in action on the Western Front in France with the 1st Battalion of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry just a…

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Added by Admin on September 26, 2018 at 8:29 — No Comments

Pen Paper out for distribution

Hi

The latest issue of the Pen Paper has been printed and is out for distribution so you should receive it in the next few days.

I must apologise to Sheila Carson as I lost the credit to her for her winning photo of a dragonfly in the Nature section of the Show. I'll print it again here. Its worth a repeat!…

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Added by Admin on August 26, 2018 at 11:47 — No Comments

Another author in Pen Selwood

Adrian Carter has just published his first novel, Letting Go, available in paperback at £7.99 on Amazon and on Kindle at £1.99. It is set in a village not unlike Pen but if you think you recognise yourself, the author assures me that you are mistaken. He…

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Added by Admin on August 6, 2018 at 13:27 — No Comments

Parish Council planning meeting - Wed 1st August

A Planning meeting of the Council to be held on Wednesday 1st August 2018 7.30pm

Pen Selwood Village Hall

Agenda

1. Open Forum for members of the public to speak.

2. Apologies for…

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Added by Admin on July 23, 2018 at 8:00 — No Comments

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