The Village

Pen Selwood parish is situated at the meeting point of 3 counties, Somerset, Dorset and Wiltshire, to the north east of Wincanton and is within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as well as an area rich in history[Click here]. Its residents enjoy the peace and quiet and the stunning views from the ridge over the Blackmore Vale to Glastonbury Tor and beyond.

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Posted by Jane A on June 25, 2022 at 8:10

Earlier start for waste and recycling collections

6am starts for crews as temperatures soar

Recycling and rubbish collections will start an hour earlier for the rest of this week in response to rising temperatures.

Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) is asking residents to make sure…


Posted by ian steadman on June 15, 2022 at 10:31

Bourton Telephone Exchange isolation

Hi all,

Information only by the time I discovered this.

Local (6 digit) calls are successful, outgoing National (commencing 0) and incoming from outside of Bourton fail.

Fix due evening 13/06/22.



Posted by Alan Webber on June 13, 2022 at 16:22 — 2 Comments

Pen Paper

Back issues of the Pen Paper are available under the Services tab at the top of the page

or here.

Posted by Admin on June 12, 2022 at 11:46

Requests & Offers


Blue coat found 8-9 on playing field after Jubilee Celebrations.I have taken it home so it doesn't get more damaged.Continue

Started by Jo Wigham Jun 5.

Missing Hen

Would you please let me know if you find a brown hen with white speckles who has gone missing since yesterday lunchtime from The Croft, Chapel Lane. Thank you very much.  Helen Continue

Started by Helen Marley May 29.

Downsizing in Pen 1 Reply

We're selling The Granary up near the church. Looking to downsize because our daughter's off to university, but very much want to stay in Pen. If you're thinking of selling your 2/3 bedroom property, please let us know! Thank you.Andrew & Naomi…Continue

Started by Naomi Warren. Last reply by Alan Webber May 18.

Recommendations Please. 8 Replies

Hello All,My husband and are I have just moved to the village. 'Hillside' Coombe Street.We need to do quite a bit of work on the house and before jumping onto Google wondered if anyone could recommend any of the following?Plumber/heating engineers,…Continue

Started by Jessica lloyd. Last reply by Stella Parcell May 16.


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