Hodnet & District Garden Club, 18th June 2019

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next meeting will take place at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet on Tuesday 18th June, 7.00 for 7.30pm, when we look forward to a talk about Trees in Garden and Woodland, presented by Dr. Mike Goosey of the Woodland Trust. Light refreshments will be served at the end of the meeting.

New members and visitors are welcome – no prior […]

“Marchamley Meanders” – Sunday 16th June 2019

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An Open Gardens event in Marchamley on Sunday 16th June offers an opportunity to drop into eight gardens for a “Peep behind the Hedges”. A children’s Treasure Hunt will also take place.

The event starts at 2pm, until 5pm. Adults £4, children free. Free car parking.

Tickets and […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club – May 2019 events

Hodnet & District Garden Club

There will be no meeting at the Lyon Hall in May, as two visits are scheduled for this month – see below for details.

The Club is also having a plant stall at the Grove School on the morning of Sunday 12th May during the Market Drayton 10K run.

On the evening of Mon 13th May, members look forward to […]

Hodnet Footpath Group Walk Mon 6th May 2019

On Bank Holiday Monday, 6th May, Hodnet Footpath Group are organising a local walk combining routes 1 & 10 from our series of walks leaflets.

Meeting at 11.00am at the Hodnet Social Club car park, the first part of the walk will take in the old railway line to Wollerton and then return to Hodnet via Mill Rd. We’ll then […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club April 2019

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Hodnet Garden Club look forward to welcoming Ingrid Millington of the Cottage Garden Society to speak about Primulas and Auriculas on Tues 16th April. 7.00pm for 7.30 at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet.

New members and visitors are always welcome – no prior knowledge or gardening expertise required!

Why not take the opportunity of joining us to hear from a member […]

Defibrillator Training 3rd April 2019

Automated External Defibrillator

There are now two defibrillators in Stanton Parish at High Hatton and Stanton, and residents have organised a defibrillator training session at Stanton Village Hall at 7pm on Weds 3rd April.

Residents from the Hodnet area are also welcome to attend.

“These potentially life saving pieces of equipment are becoming more and more common. Defibrillators are very easy to use. […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club March 2019

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next meeting will take place on Tues 19th March at 7.30 pm in the Lyon Hall, Hodnet, when Jean Hopwood’s topic will be “Roses, Roses, Roses – a History and Practical Guide”. (Doors open from 7.00.) Plants will be available for purchase.

As usual, refreshments will be served at the end of the meeting. The programme for this year […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club – Feb 2019

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The Garden Club’s first meeting of the year will take place on Tues 19th Feb at 7.30pm at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet (access from 7.00).

Gordon Malt will give a talk on Garden Features and Plant Combinations. Mr Malt is a speaker for the Cottage Garden Society, and will no doubt pass on plenty of useful and inspirational tips for […]

Commonwealth War Graves Commission talk for Garden Club: November 2018

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Hodnet & District Garden Club’s final meeting of the year will take the form of a bring and share supper with a presentation about the Commonwealth War Graves Commission from member David Smither. The meeting will take place in the Lyon Hall, Hodnet on Tuesday 20th Nov at 7.30 pm – doors open from 7.00. Visitors are very welcome (£2 […]

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 […]