The community website for Pen Selwood
On the cover of this issue of the Pen Paper is a photo by Robert Nutter of the 'Ribbon of Light' at Long Knoll. Those of you who have been driving towards Maiden Bradley may have been surprised by flashes of light on the hill.
An artist is transforming a hill into a shimmering 'Ribbon of Light' using thousands of old CDs in tribute to the NHS. …Continue
The Pen Paper has been printed and will shortly be distributed. For those who can't wait here is a story of life under COVID-19 to get started on.
Interested in some guided walks in Cranborne Chase?
Added by geoff parcell on July 26, 2020 at 12:34 — No Comments
I don’t think there’s a single one of us that doesn’t need to improve their digital skills, Whether it’s writing emails, using social media apps or getting to grips with spreadsheets. “But I don’t have time just now” is the usual excuse.
There hasn’t been a better time or opportunity to pick up some skills which will benefit you now and when the lockdown is lifted. See the range of opportunities from the Dept for Education …
I have signed up for Government updates by email as I find it’s getting harder to find the latest guidance.
Or you could save this link as a favourite which takes you to News and Communication…Continue
Added by geoff parcell on March 22, 2020 at 9:49 — No Comments
A lively crowd turned out for the village litter pick on the 14th of March. Fortunately we had lovely weather and retrieved quite a large amount of rubbish from the hedgerows and lanes. The worst area by far was the approach road into the village from the old A303 leading up to Underhill but in general there…Continue
Added by geoff parcell on March 18, 2020 at 11:30 — No Comments
my daughter dropped her iPhone along Marsh Lane today. If you have found one please call me on 841216
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If you have something to contribute and want advice please contact Geoff Parcell 841216 or Jane Ashman 841481 or send to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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.
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…Continue
Added by geoff parcell on June 28, 2019 at 15:56 — No Comments
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.
Register your interest if you haven’t already done so.
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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?
Added by geoff parcell on May 6, 2019 at 13:30 — No Comments
Start clearing your house now! See events for details.
Sandra & Heather
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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…Continue
Added by geoff parcell on January 5, 2019 at 11:49 — No Comments
Bring a torch. Various treats en-route.
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