Tony Harrison's Blog (16)

Fete Cancellation

Hello Everyone,

The Fete Committee has decided to cancel the 2020 Pen Selwood Fete.

We have spoken to many stallholders and those who provide support for the Fete over the past week. Their views have been unanimous in thinking the Fete should not go ahead. The difficulty in complying with social distancing guidelines concerned many, some feel they are unwilling to support or attend the event for fear of being exposed to the virus, and others thought it…


Added by Tony Harrison on July 6, 2020 at 12:30 — No Comments

Village Fete Meeting - Cancelled

Added by Tony Harrison on March 15, 2020 at 11:00 — No Comments

Community Association AGM

Added by Tony Harrison on February 11, 2020 at 15:23 — No Comments

Call My Bluff

Added by Tony Harrison on October 15, 2019 at 9:16 — No Comments

Gigabit Fibre Project - update

The latest update from Wessex Internet on the Pen Selwood Community Fibre Project.

Latest Update


WI has now completed the first stretch of fibre to where our new comms box will be located, in the North of the Village. Our technical team are working on the comms box build and our landowner team are working on the routes around the…


Added by Tony Harrison on April 9, 2019 at 10:00 — No Comments

Fete meeting

Added by Tony Harrison on March 25, 2019 at 22:48 — No Comments

Celebrating 25 Years of the Bryan Young Community Field


Added by Tony Harrison on May 14, 2018 at 21:30 — No Comments

Village Tough 10K Run

Added by Tony Harrison on April 3, 2018 at 20:22 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Community Association AGM : Escape from Sorata

Pen Selwood Community Association AGM

17th November 2017 at 19:30 in the Village Hall

Come and find out about Pen Selwood Community Association at its AGM followed by a talk by Ian Steadman

Escape from Sorata

How Ian and Jenny Steadman got held hostage in Sorata, Bolivia in 2003…


Added by Tony Harrison on November 14, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments

Mystery Gate - Mystery Solved

Mystery Solved

We got home yesterday after 2 weeks away to discover this gate on a patio. It is not ours, is not new and neither our cleaner nor gardener was here when it arrived. If you are missing a gate please contact me on 840 697. Tony Harrison. …


Added by Tony Harrison on July 15, 2017 at 13:00 — No Comments

Village Coffee Morning - Saturday 13th May

Pen Selwood Community Association 

Coffee Morning


Woodlands, Underhill, Pen Selwood. 

Saturday 13th May

10-30am – 12-00noon.

By kind permission of Jeremy & Ann Cox 

Proceeds in aid of the…


Added by Tony Harrison on May 8, 2017 at 18:31 — No Comments

Notes of the Broadband Meeting 17th February 2017

Notes of Village Broadband Meeting – Friday 17th February 2017 can be found in the Broadband label under the SERVICES menu.

Added by Tony Harrison on February 24, 2017 at 14:35 — No Comments

Broadband - Message from David Warburton MP

From: WARBURTON, David []

Sent: 19 February 2017 13:16


Cc: CARR, Netia <>

Subject: Re: Pen Selwood Community Meeting - Friday 17th February

Dear Tony,

I just wanted to drop you a very quick line to say thank you for organising, hosting and chairing the meeting on Friday so well.

I hope you agree that it was a very…


Added by Tony Harrison on February 20, 2017 at 12:00 — No Comments

Name Your Club

What To Do When You Have No Name?


Just a reminder; you have 5 days to get your suggested name for the new village club to me. Competition is tough but don’t let that put you off.  There is a “A Fist Full of Dollars” to win if your suggestion is triumphant. And if you insist, a bottle of sparkling continental wine to go with it.   

Please send me your submissions to or by a note in the…


Added by Tony Harrison on December 10, 2016 at 17:37 — No Comments

Have you got your Buffet Supper Ticket? Don't be Square - Be There

The Annual  Buffet Supper will take place on  Saturday 19th  November at Forest Lodge Pen  Selwood  by  kind permission of  James & Lucy Nelson

Proceeds will be partly in aid of the Balsam Centre to support their Mental Health Work.

                  Tickets  £10 

Available  from:     Tony Harrison 840697

                            Susan Appleton  840168 

                            Sandra Jenkins  840773       

Added by Tony Harrison on November 9, 2016 at 15:30 — No Comments

Anyone for Bridge?

Anyone for Bridge? Being new to the village, and being a keen but simple bridge player, I wonder if there are others who would like to meet up to play. It does not matter to me if you are a beginner or a master; if the latter I can learn from you, and if you are new to the game, played a long time ago, or just inexperienced I am happy to teach you the little I know. This will be social bridge to exercise the mind and occupy the long dark evenings. Please get in contact with me and we can go…


Added by Tony Harrison on September 26, 2014 at 19:24 — No Comments

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