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What are our options for banking?

What are our options now all the banks in Wincanton have closed?

Added by Admin on October 18, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments

Clipper Round the World Race

Our very own Alison Purseglove aka Alison Ryan is on the crew of the Clipper "UNICEF". She has signed up to circumnavigate the globe. Unicef has completed the first leg and the crew are currently restocking in Punta Del Este, Uruguay. They set off again on 4 October across the South Atlantic to Cape…


Added by Admin on October 1, 2017 at 9:30 — No Comments

Rare access granted to Longleat’s old deer park for Ancient Tree Forum walk

LONGLEAT isn’t just famous for its lions - it also boasts some of the grandest ancient oak trees in the British Isles. The Wessex Ancient Tree Forum (ATF) has been granted rare access to the old deer park – an area not usually open to the general public – and is hosting a walk on Friday 20 October which will take in Longleat’s many ancient and veteran trees from the Medieval period. These are survivors of the ancient Selwood Forest that bordered the estate. In fact, Longleat boasts the only…


Added by Admin on September 22, 2017 at 12:04 — 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

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show this Wednesday

Added by Admin on August 14, 2017 at 12:16 — 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


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

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

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