News (595)

Pen Pub - HAPPY HOUR ! Friday 6 August

We plan to re-open on the 1st Friday of August (6th) so note it in your diary and do come along between 1930-2230. Happy Hour 1930-2030. All are welcome; we will follow all Covid regulations & we'll provide outside seating if the weather is good.  Cash only (but fantastic local prices).  We don't usually have a Pen Pub in August but because the Fete has been postponed 1 week this rare opportunity is too good to miss!  Come along and finally catch up…


Added by Robert Backus on August 4, 2021 at 8:54 — No Comments

The Black Bin Cafe open Friday

The weather looks like it will stay dry for this Friday morning, So The Black Bin Cafe will be open 10.30-12.30  Friday 6th.

Tables outside so maybe bring a jacket!

Jenny Steadman

Added by Jenny Steadman on August 2, 2021 at 15:49 — No Comments

Get Ready for the 66th Pen Selwood Fete

Added by Tony Harrison on August 2, 2021 at 10:15 — No Comments

Black Bin Open

The weather looks fine so we will open the Black Bin Cafe this Friday 10.30-12.30. Hope to see everyone.

Jenny Steadman

Added by Jenny Steadman on July 19, 2021 at 7:28 — No Comments

Black Bin Cafe reopens.

Black Bin Cafe reopening.

The Black Bin Cafe will open again at long last on Friday 23rd of July, 10.30-12.30.

As numbers of Covid cases are still going up we will be putting in measures to keep us all as safe as possible.

This will mean that the cafe will only open on dry days through to September and most of the seating will be outside either in the churchyard or the grassy area by the hall.  In…


Added by Jenny Steadman on July 16, 2021 at 10:42 — No Comments


PLEASE NOTE: The CAT bus is operating, albeit a reduced daily service during the COVID pandemic (including lockdowns). Social distancing rules apply and passengers must wear face masks. We hope to resume a full service as soon as restrictions are lifted by the government. For bookings telephone: 01963 33864 as usual.

Added by geoff parcell on July 11, 2021 at 16:00 — No Comments

Planned open evening about bellringing

The open evening planned for Monday 12th July has to be postponed as we cannot start ringing again yet. We will set a new date when Covid regulations permit.

Bruce Bower


Added by Bruce Bower on June 24, 2021 at 19:12 — No Comments

Hosting International Students for Pippa's Guardians

Dear people of Penselwood, 

I moved here just before Christmas and in my professional capacity as an educational guardian, I am looking for host families who are interested in looking after international students who are at local boarding schools in Bruton, Wells and Sherborne. I wonder if you can help me? If you are interested, please let me know and I can arrange to speak to you.

Below is an article about hosting and what it entails and here is our website with more…


Added by Elaine Kitt on June 23, 2021 at 17:25 — No Comments

Village Fete

Added by Tony Harrison on June 22, 2021 at 17:47 — No Comments

The Black Bin Cafe


We are very sorry to say that, owing to the extension of Covid restrictions the Black Bin Cafe will not be opening as planned next Friday 25th June.

We are now looking forward to reopening on Friday 23rd July. Put the date in your diary and let's hope we can all get together then.

Jenny Steadman

Added by Jenny Steadman on June 17, 2021 at 15:09 — No Comments

Catalytic converters being stolen

From South Somerset Community Policing Facebook page
Please all be aware that overnight has seen numerous vehicles attacked and catalytic converters stolen in Castle Cary, Bruton, Sparkford and North…

Added by Admin on May 25, 2021 at 13:05 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Open Gardens Sunday May 23rd 2.00p.m. – 5.00p.m.

Seven, very different gardens in Pen Selwood are open to ticket holders.  In addition there are two plants stalls and a garden bric a brac stall. Tickets £5.00 for the gardens.  (Limited availability)  No dogs. 

Delicious cream teas and cakes available from the Village Hall from 3.00p.m.

Maps available from the village hall and garden venues.

E-mail for tickets. 

Organised by the Pen…


Added by Admin on May 11, 2021 at 20:00 — No Comments

How to find planning applications

If you are looking for planning applications there is a link from the Parish Council tab.

This will take you to…


Added by Admin on May 9, 2021 at 16:47 — No Comments

Village Hall cleaner wanted

Are you interested in helping keep the Village Hall clean? Please contact Penny Varnes  (01747 840680)

Added by Admin on May 9, 2021 at 10:00 — No Comments

Penselwood Parish Council Clerk needed

Working mainly from home for 5 hrs per week you will support the Parish Council administratively and by providing advice to support sound and legal decision making. Competent IT skills and good interpersonal skills are essential.

The salary is £10.41 per hour and for further information, a job description and application form please contact Jane Ashman: tel 01747 841481.

Added by Jane A on April 16, 2021 at 13:37 — No Comments

Funeral of Prince Philip

A bell will again be rung at St Michael's church, prior to the funeral of Prince Philip from 2:45pm on Saturday 17 April. There will be a minute's silence before the service.

Added by Admin on April 15, 2021 at 9:37 — No Comments

LAST CHANCE to register - There's still time to apply

Want a better internet service?

See WessexInt.pdf

Added by Admin on March 26, 2021 at 18:20 — No Comments

Easter Church services

We are pleased to  inform you that St Michael’s Parochial Church Council have agreed to resume Sunday communal worship starting on 28th March at 10am. In the short term whilst we wait for the Government’s road map to unfold, we will mostly continue to hold worship one Sunday and provide time for private prayer the next Sunday (10am – 3pm).…


Added by Admin on March 23, 2021 at 18:06 — No Comments

Electric car club for South Somerset

Local residents, businesses and community organisations are being asked for their views on establishing a community-led electric car club for South Somerset via a short online survey.

The survey is being promoted by South Somerset District Council and would give affordable access to electric cars for everyone whilst also supporting the shift to zero carbon transport.…


Added by Admin on March 22, 2021 at 10:39 — No Comments

Monthly Archives











© 2021   Created by geoff parcell.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service