The community website for Pen Selwood
PLEASE NOTE that this field is now CLOSED in line with government instructionsNo safety checks on the field or the equipment within the field will be carried out for the foreseeable future
DO NOT ENTER Further Details from 01747 840773
Added by Sandra Jenkins on March 24, 2020 at 15:30 — No Comments
The Coffee Morning in aid of St Michael's Church held on the 30th November at Ballands House raised £540.35. A big thank you to all who helped, donated to the stalls and supported this event. Special thanks go to Jess and Clive for allowing us too use their home once again. Heather Doe
Added by Sandra Jenkins on November 30, 2019 at 20:30 — No Comments
Just to let everyone know that Flower has been found near Stella and Geoff's pond at Manor barn , very cold and hungry. Thank you to everyone who has been helping to look for her over the last few days.
Added by Sandra Jenkins on November 29, 2019 at 17:09 — No Comments
Missing since Tuesday 26th November. Black and White fluffy female cat called Flower
Please can everyone check their sheds, garages and outbuildings.
Contact Caroline & Neil Gorry on 01747840013 or 07941334284
if you have any further information.
Added by Sandra Jenkins on November 29, 2019 at 16:30 — No Comments
On Sunday morning (6th Oct 2019) at approximately 10-30 am the two Staddle Stones were stolen from outside Pen Mill (the home of Roger & Rosemary Price). A white van was followed being driven slowly and suspiciously down Coombe Street to Pen Mill at about this time. The neighbour opposite saw a large white van parked outside the cottage but assumed it was a delivery driver. A white van was also seen travelling at speed along Bleak Street between 10-30 and 11-00. If anyone has further…Continue
Added by Sandra Jenkins on October 10, 2019 at 16:25 — No Comments
Does anyone know who had the firework display in the community field last night (17th)as they left all the debris behind? This activity invalidates the community field insurance and is very distressing for the horses in the adjoining field. Please contact Andrew Jenkins 01747 840773 if you have any further information
Added by Sandra Jenkins on October 18, 2018 at 10:13 — No Comments
The Coffee Morning held on Saturday 29th September in Pen Selwood Village Hall raised £424.50. Thank you to everyone who made cakes and gave items for the bring and buy and raffle and to all who supported us on the day. Elaine Coffin and Sandra Jenkins
Added by Sandra Jenkins on September 30, 2018 at 10:00 — No Comments
The Coffee Morning held on Saturday 19th May raised £505.58 for PCA Funds and Local Charities
Thank you to everyone who donated cakes, plants, produce and raffle prizes and to all who supported the event.
An even bigger thank you to Amy McKee and Paul Shinar for allowing us to use the magnificent house and gardens at Pen House.
The jumble sale held on Saturday 14th April raised £370 for Church Funds.
Thank you to everyone who donated cakes, produce, raffle prizes and jumble to make this another successful event
Heather Doe & Sandra Jenkins
Added by Sandra Jenkins on April 30, 2018 at 17:55 — No Comments
Many thanks to all who helped to make the 2018 10k event yet another success.
With out the marshals, car park attendants, catering staff, sign erecters, water stop supervisors, timekeepers, admin staff, ambulance crew etc the event would not happen.
Ines Braun and the Gillingham Trotters continue to support the event with their organisational skills
My thanks this year also goes to Karin Hurd for allowing us to use the only semi dry field in the village for car …Continue
Added by Sandra Jenkins on April 16, 2018 at 9:40 — No Comments
To celebrate my recent 65th Birthday in June and my impending retirement in July I would like to buy villagers a drink at the Pen Pub on Friday.
Added by Sandra Jenkins on July 5, 2017 at 20:00 — No Comments
ON FRIDAY (12/5/2017) WE HAD A RETURN VISIT FROM VANDALS WHO DECIDED TO, AGAIN, SMASH THEIR BEER BOTTLES AGAINST THE BLOCK HOUSE WALL LEAVING GREEN BROKEN GLASS IN THE GRASS AROUND THE PLAY EQUIPMENT AND ON THE PLAY SAFETY SURFACES. WE ARE 99% SURE THAT WE HAVE PICKED UP THE GLASS BUT PLEASE BE VIGILANT.
AGAIN, LAST NIGHT (13/5/2017) WE HAD A VISIT FROM TWO YOUTHS IN A RED PEUGEOT CAR AT ABOUT 10-30PM / 11.00PM WHO PARKED OUTSIDE THE COMMUNITY FIELD AND LEFT THEIR BEER…Continue
The Annual Jumble Sale on Saturday 25th March raised £554.27 for St Michael's Church.
Thank you to everyone who donated raffle prizes, jumble, white elephant , produce and cakes and to all the helpers on the day for making this another successful event
Added by Sandra Jenkins on April 1, 2017 at 11:30 — No Comments
On the evening/night of 15 March the Community Field had a visit from some individuals who decided that it would be a good idea to use the field as a pub and then to smash their empty bottles on the play equipment and against the wall of the 'block house'
This obviously left a considerable amount of broken glass on the play…Continue
A Thanksgiving Service for Bryan will be held at St Michael's Church Pen Selwood on Thursday 23rd March at 2-30pm.
There will be time during the wake for anyone to stand up and say a few words or tell a short story.
The family have asked if anyone has any nice or amusing photographs of Bryan to lend.Can you please let Caroline have them before Wednesday 22nd. Please put your name on the back so that they can be returned.
Also if anyone has a cork pin board or any other…Continue
Added by Sandra Jenkins on March 11, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments
Ref : Robin Cuthbert's sudden death on Saturday 3rd September
I would like to thank everyone who has responded by card or in person in such a wonderful way. You have all said such lovely, comforting things about Robin which reflects the high regard you obviously felt for him
I need to let you all know that there will be no public ceremony at this stage. We are having a private cremation and then a family clan gathering to scatter his ashes within the village where he…Continue
Added by Sandra Jenkins on September 12, 2016 at 14:18 — No Comments