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Jubilee Celebration Party

Added by Admin on May 1, 2022 at 21:07 — No Comments

Ukrainian refugees

A meeting was held in the village hall for those interested in helping Ukrainian refugees. Several people were prepared to host refugees either for 6 months or more or for a couple of weeks holiday to give long term hosts a break.

It was recognised that the village without public transport or other amenities was not the obvious place for refugees to be placed and that it would be better if there was more than one family at a time so that they had the company of people speaking the…


Added by Admin on April 8, 2022 at 9:28 — No Comments

BT halts removal of landline phones

BT has plans to remove copper wire fed landlines and replace them with fibre optic cables and digital phones by 2025. In the recent storms some people were unable to call 999 and health alarms and burglar alarms would not function. They have delayed the roll-out while they resolve these issues. Check with BT if you have concerns.…


Added by Admin on March 30, 2022 at 10:11 — No Comments

Helping Ukrainian Refugees

A number of people in the village have expressed an interest in providing accommodation or other help for refugees from Ukraine.

A meeting will be held at 7.30pm on Thursday 31 March to share information about possible routes for helping refugees, identify further information needed and see what the village could do collectively. Everyone with an…


Added by Admin on March 23, 2022 at 16:30 — No Comments



We are keen to revive the Pen Selwood Cricket Club & have scheduled a handful of friendly away matches with local clubs

Sun 22-May-22 Mere 

Sun 29-May-22 Queen Camel

Sun 24-Jul-22 Stourhead 

Sun 14-Aug-22 Buckhorn Weston

If you are interested, please contact Rob Loder-Symonds at Pen Mill Farm…


Added by Admin on March 21, 2022 at 13:25 — No Comments

Pen Selwood Community Association AGM

Added by Admin on February 1, 2022 at 12:00 — No Comments

Fake Heritage - solving mysteries

I've been made aware of a new publication which looks at fourteen archaeological mysteries/controversies arising out of fakes or misrepresentations over the period 1830s-1930s.

One of the chapters is devoted entirely to Pen Pits. It focusses on the row between Winwood and Kerslake and is an important turning point in…


Added by Admin on January 16, 2022 at 11:00 — No Comments

Recycling & Refuse collections over holiday period

Recycling as normal tomorrow,  Friday 24 December (Christmas Eve)

Recycling again on Sunday 2nd January

Recycling and Refuse collection on Saturday 8th Jan

When are my bins collected?

Added by Admin on December 23, 2021 at 10:27 — No Comments

Christmas coffee morning

St Michaels Church Christmas coffee morning, held last Saturday, raised a total of £550.
Many thanks to the helpers and to everyone who braved the weather and gave so generously.

Heather & Sandra.

Added by Admin on December 2, 2021 at 15:06 — No Comments

St Michaels Church

St Michael’s is having services of worship most Sundays now (and you will find the details in the events column). The arrangements are (approximately 1st, 2nd and 3rd Sunday at 9am and 4th Sunday at 6:30 or 4:00, with a 5th Sunday combined service in either Pen Selwood or Wincanton). Occasionally things will vary so do look at the diary of events on this site. If you visit the church for worship or for private prayer…


Added by Admin on November 30, 2021 at 15:55 — No Comments

Bourton Film Night

Added by Admin on November 29, 2021 at 19:46 — No Comments

Special Christmas Juniors' page

Added by Admin on November 29, 2021 at 11:00 — No Comments

Fete accounts

Fete Accounts

Added by Admin on September 9, 2021 at 9:55 — No Comments

Harvest Festival

Note:  Charles number is 01747 840377

Added by Admin on August 29, 2021 at 17:00 — 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

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

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