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Free ‘Give Bowls a Go’ Sessions

From Saturday 14 April, Wollerton Bowls Club is offering free sessions to anyone who would like to try crown green bowls. The sessions are taking place on Saturday afternoons between 2.00 to 4.00pm. They are planned to continue every week through May and June. The club is located in Mill Road, Wollerton, TF9 3NE.

The sessions are designed for anyone […]

The boy who was evacuated to Hodnet and stayed

Joe Cunningham and his sister arrived in Hodnet during September 1939. Aged just six Joe found rural Shropshire very different to industrial East Manchester where he had lived until the Second World War broke out and, along with hundreds of other children, they were evacuated out of harms way. Unlike most of the children when the war ended Joe did […]

Remembering Ken Dodd

Courtesy Shropshire Star

How many of our viewers / users remember that ‘Doddy’ visited Wollerton back in Jan 1972 – to present a ‘Perfect Pub’ award to the erstwhile Squirrel Inn?

The picture below was used by the Shropshire Star last week in their ‘Pictures from the Past’ item and is reproduced here courtesy of the Shopshire Star Newspaper.

Do you recognise […]

Editor Needed to Revamp Parish Magazine

St Lukes Church

St. Luke’s Hodnet are totally revamping their church newsletter and hoping to develop it into a community publication, carrying news from the many different organisations which our community benefits from.

To do this successfully they need to recruit a volunteer editor who perhaps has some experience in the field. Potential editors will need an artistic bent and be familiar with […]

Public Walks for 2018

Hodnet Footpath Group have set dates for next year’s public walks. As weekend walks have often had a poor turnout in the past but evening walks have often been better, we have opted for evening walks through the coming year, and will also try some daytime mid-week walks too. Noting that we seem to have a knack for choosing some […]