The community website for Pen Selwood
The sycamore tree has been a very large part of my life.
No 1 Sycamore cottages was our family home for fifty five years until my mother died twelve years ago. We moved there from Chapel Lane in 1952 when I was thirteen years old.
Our children, grandchildren, nephews and nieces all played football, cricket and many other games under the tree. Picnics on the lawn beneath its shady boughs where all the family…Continue
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Can the dog owner please contact the farmer, Charles Buckler. All dog owners please take…Continue
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Are you interested in joining an Art Group? There are currently a few vacancies in the Silton Art Group. See http://penselwood.ning.com/page/art-1 for further information.
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The tree has been identified as being diseased and Highways want either to fell it or reduce it to a monolith.
Unfortunately Highways did not consult with the Parish Council and the work was almost carried out.
The Parish Council are now working to see what other options might be available to save this significant and historical tree.
In the meantime signs have been put on the tree to make sure no work is carried out before…Continue
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
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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…Continue
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.…Continue
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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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If you’d like to donate please follow the link...Continue
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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.
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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.
Here’s an interesting article about VOIP which you may want to read if you have signed up for Fibre broadband.
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You'll find them here
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In the Village Hall at 7:30
Come and find out about your Pen Selwood Community Association at its AGM
You'll find the Accounts and the list of donations on the…Continue
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