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All about Bees – Hodnet & District Garden Club, Oct. 2018

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next Garden Club meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 16th October at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet; 7.00 pm onwards for a 7:30 pm start.

A brief AGM will be followed by a talk entitled All about Bees by Alison Wakeman, an expert on these essential insects. Hear all about their life cycle, how to keep them and how to support […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club – September meeting

Hodnet & District Garden Club

After two outings then a break during August, the Garden Club is now resuming its meetings in the Lyon Hall on the third Tuesday evening of the month, 7.00 onwards for 7.30 pm start.

On Tues Sept 18th, the topic is Orchids. We look forward to a talk by John Spires, an expert on these beautiful, exotic plants. Hear all […]

Hodnet Medical Centre – Flu Clinics 2018

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Practice website has recently published an advance reminder for patients wishing to receive a flu injection:

“Flu jabs – that time of year again! To help you to stay healthy and prevent the spread of flu among family, friends and work colleagues, taking advantage of the winter flu jab at the surgery is a good first step. Flu […]

New Telephone System for Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre

Update Sept. 2018: This work has been delayed – more details here.

Patients at Hodnet Medical Centre may wish to be aware of the following information which has just been posted on the Practice website:

A new telephone system is scheduled to be installed at Hodnet Medical Centre week beginning Monday 30th July. The migration from the old network provider […]

Formal Notice of Closure of Ellerdine Branch Surgery

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre’s website carried the following announcement on 18th July regarding the formal closure of the branch surgery at Ellerdine:

Dear Patient/Householder,


The practice formally applied to NHS England to close the Ellerdine surgery with effect from 31st May 2016. The branch surgery has not actually functioned since March […]

New Out of Hours Medical Help/Advice Arrangements from 17 July

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre’s website provides the following information about imminent changes to the provision of out of hours medical help or advice. From 17th July, the NHS 111 service will replace the current out-of-hours GP telephone access service provided by Shropdoc in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. See below for more details:

NHS 111 service to take calls out-of-hours across […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club: May 2018

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next meeting of the Garden Club is on Tuesday 15th May at 7.30pm at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet.

The hall will be open from 7pm, and the speaker will be Sue Clarke, on the topic of Hardy Geraniums. She will bring some plants for sale, and offers an identification service if you bring a leaf and flower for her […]

CANCELLED Hodnet & District Garden Club April 2018

Hodnet & District Garden Club

CANCELLED Due to unforeseen circumstances this meeting has had to be cancelled at short notice. Sorry for any inconvenience.

The next Garden Club meeting will take place on Tuesday, 17th April at 7.30 pm at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet. The hall will be open from 7.00 and the theme of the evening will be “Favourite Gardens Remembered”.


“Police” Scam Warning, March 2018

West Mercia Police Logo

It’s always important to be on the alert for scams, and particularly vigilant where older people living alone are concerned.

Please be aware that some people in the Loggerheads area have recently received telephone calls from a caller claiming to be “the police”, saying that they are in the person’s area and offering to check out their house for security.


“Wildlife and your Garden” – Tues 20th March

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next meeting of Hodnet & District Garden Club is on Tuesday 20th March, 7.30 p.m. at the Lyon Hall. Jackie and Clive Dyer from Shropshire Wildlife Trust will give an illustrated talk on how we can make our gardens wildlife friendly.

The hall will be open from 7.00. Members free (subscription £10 annually) and visitors very welcome at £2 […]

Co Co seeks more volunteers

Co-Co Logo

You’ll no doubt have seen publicity for Hodnet Compassionate Communities (Co Co) around the area or on this site.

After a steady start the project seems to be gathering speed and we have already received several enquiries since new year.

The majority of our existing volunteers are now deployed with a regular client to visit, so it […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club Feb 2018

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Our first meeting of the new year will take place on Tuesday 20th February at 7.30pm in the Lyon Hall, when Gordon Malt will give an illustrated talk on Structure in the Garden.

Gordon is a retired tree surgeon and he and his wife open their half-acre garden for charity. We look forward to an interesting evening and hope to […]

New Recycling Page

Have you ever wondered how to recycle those items which the Council don’t collect, and for which it is not easy to find places to take them?

We have tried to help by adding a new page to the website with a list of places in the area where you take a variety of items. You can find this in […]

New Funding for Heating & Insulation Improvements

Shropshire Newsroom

Keep Shropshire Warm, Shropshire Council’s energy advice scheme, have just announced here that new heating and insulation funding is available for householders and landlords across Shropshire, thanks to the latest round of government funding.

Householders who were previously ineligible such as those not receiving benefits, or park home residents may now be eligible after the eligibility criteria were widened.

Oliver […]

Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle – when time is saved, lives are saved.

Do you know of the free Message in a Bottle scheme, promoted by the local Lions group?

The Lions Message in a Bottle is a simple idea that encourages people to keep their basic personal and medical details in a common place where they can easily be […]