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Pen Paper deadline is 15 November

If you have something to contribute and want advice please contact Geoff Parcell 841216 or Jane Ashman 841481 or send to ourpenselwood@gmail.com.

Thanks

Added by geoff parcell on November 5, 2019 at 12:11 — No Comments

Bottle stall

Many thanks to all of you who so very kindly provided bottles for the Fete bottle stall.
We made the magnificent sum of £593, so well done all of you providers and buyers of tickets!
It was our first year at the Fete and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.  Many thanks again.  Carole and Michael from Broad oak lodge.

Added by geoff parcell on August 29, 2019 at 13:07 — No Comments

Fibre broadband

People are already getting connected. Give a thumbs up or a comment to respond to this news item so people can see progress around the village.

Geoff

Added by geoff parcell on July 9, 2019 at 17:30 — 2 Comments

Fibre broadband update

 You may have seen Wessex Internet busy around the village recently. Yes it’s really happening!

See these videos for how they are going about it.

How we install full fibre: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQRsD1Bec4U

Mini Garden Mole Plough: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gnA4Kcm010

They are currently installing the main network and will…

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Added by geoff parcell on June 28, 2019 at 15:56 — No Comments

Make it easy to find the Penselwood website

3 Simple Steps to Create a Shortcut to a Website

The following steps will guide you through the process of creating a desktop shortcut to a website using Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer (IE).

1) Resize your Web browser so you can see the browser and your desktop in the same screen.

2) Left click the icon located to the left side of the address bar. This is where you see the full URL to the website.

3)…

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Added by geoff parcell on May 11, 2019 at 21:30 — 1 Comment

Check progress on Fibre broadband here

http://www.wessexinternet.com/community-schemes/penselwood/

Register your interest if you haven’t already done so.

Added by geoff parcell on May 6, 2019 at 14:30 — No Comments

Pen Paper

If you have any contributions for the next issue please get them to me by 15th May. New contributors welcome. Do you have a news item, notice of forthcoming event, or story of interest to residents you wish to share?

Geoff

geoff.parcell@gmail.com

841216

Added by geoff parcell on May 6, 2019 at 13:30 — No Comments

Jumble Sale in aid of church funds 30 March

Start clearing your house now! See events for details.

Sandra & Heather

Added by geoff parcell on March 1, 2019 at 15:50 — No Comments

Update on improved Broadband in Pen

Wessex Internet have had plans for a community scheme in Pen Selwood confirmed by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), and  can claim the £3000 vouchers for the SME’s and £500 residential vouchers. 

This scheme will provide the option of Fibre to the Premises (FTTP) and is aimed at small businesses, though when the fibre is installed residential properties…

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Added by geoff parcell on January 5, 2019 at 11:49 — No Comments

Carol Singing

Carol Singing on Friday 21 December starts outside "Highfield", Coombe Street at 6:30pm, finishing at the sycamore tree by the village hall at 7:30ish. 

Bring a torch. Various treats en-route.

Added by geoff parcell on December 21, 2018 at 18:11 — No Comments

Family Carol and Nativity Service

St Michael's Church Pen Selwood
Sunday 16th December 4PM
 
Everyone Welcome. Join us for mulled wine and mince pies after the Service.

Added by geoff parcell on December 14, 2018 at 13:36 — No Comments

Church Coffee Morning

The coffee morning in aid of St. Michael's Church held on the 24th November at Ballands House, raised the sum of £483.15. A big thank you to all of you who helped, attended and supported it and especially to Sandra Jenkins for co-ordinating it on my behalf.
Heather Doe

Added by geoff parcell on December 2, 2018 at 11:56 — No Comments

Theft from car - time to tighten up your security

A car parked outside the field where the parking takes place for the Fete was broken into this morning.  Belinda, Franey Matthews daughter left a handbag on the passenger seat.  10 minutes after she parked and was working a little way off with a pony, she heard her car alarm trigger and when she had sorted the pony came back to find the near side passenger window had been smashed and her bag snatched.  Fortunately it had nothing of value in it so she’s hoping it will be dumped…

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Added by geoff parcell on August 20, 2018 at 11:30 — 1 Comment

Future of your Library - consultation ends 13 June

Anyone with an interest in Somerset’s libraries has one more month to take part in the County Council’s consultation on the future of its Library Service.

The consultation ends on Wednesday 13 June and more than 4,000 responses have been received so far.

Somerset County Council is keen for anyone yet to complete the questionnaire to go online at…

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Added by geoff parcell on May 21, 2018 at 8:30 — No Comments

Farewell to Rector

Nigel Feaver has been our Rector for 10 years. His final service will take place on Sunday 13th May commencing 6PM. This will be followed by drinks and light supper at Woodlands. Everyone is very welcome to come along and join in on this special occasion.
Jeremy Cox.

Added by geoff parcell on April 30, 2018 at 9:30 — No Comments

Annual Parish Meeting change of date

Please note the Annual Parish meeting has been postponed and is now scheduled for 6:30 pm on 2 May before the AGM and regular PC meeting.

Parish Clerk

Added by geoff parcell on March 17, 2018 at 11:14 — No Comments

PEN PUB POSTPONED

Pen Pub has been postponed till next Friday 9th March due to the weather. If you do venture out please be careful. Black ice has been reported.

Added by geoff parcell on March 2, 2018 at 11:00 — No Comments

Sizing of pictures in Events

If you have been having problems viewing the pictures in Events at the right size, try cleaning the cache (ie clearing history) and cookies. I contacted Ning and it worked for me. Thanks Ning support.

Added by geoff parcell on October 12, 2017 at 19:29 — No Comments

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