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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”.

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“Police” Scam Warning, March 2018

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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.

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“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

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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

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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 […]

Healthy Hodnet – a worthwhile event

On Tues 24th Oct Hodnet Medical Centre Patient Participation Group, in conjunction with Shropshire Council Community Enablement Officers, hosted a successful health & well-being drop-in event at the Lyon Hall in Hodnet. Billed as “an event to showcase what is available to help you keep healthy”, the organisers sought to provide a range of useful information and encourage people […]

St Luke’s film night, Nov 2017

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St. Luke’s, Hodnet have recently started holding film nights on the first Wednesday of the month. At 7pm on Weds 1st Nov there will be a free showing of “Goodnight, Mr Tom” in the church, and everyone is welcome to attend.

The film is based on a children’s novel of 1981 by English author Michelle Magorian. Set during World War […]

Facebook page for Patient Group

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Patient Participation Groups are a requirement for every medical practice in England. The function of such groups varies according to practice and locality, but one of their aims is to help medical centres communicate with their patients about new patient directives such as the flu jab.

The new ‘Hodnet Medical Centre Patient Participation Group’ Facebook page has been […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Tuesday 21st Nov is the date of the final meeting of this year’s programme. We shall meet at the Lyon Hall at 7.30 pm for an in-house presentation on the theme of Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe – the cultivation of these items of winter greenery, as well as myths and legends associated with them.

As usual light refreshments will be […]

Don’t miss the Healthy Hodnet event

It’s not long now until the Health & Wellbeing drop-in event at the Lyon Hall on Tuesday 24th October, from 10am-2pm.

The Patient Participation Group have been busy distributing publicity around the area served by Hodnet Medical Centre, and are hoping that plenty of people will come along to find out more about a variety of different groups and organisations.

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Hodnet & District Garden Club: 17th October 2017

Hodnet & District Garden Club

After a beautifully illustrated presentation by Jim Almond last month on “Bulbs all year round”, the Garden Club’s programme continues on Tuesday October 17th with the Annual General Meeting, followed by a talk from Anne Harrison on “Plants for Difficult Places”. Anne taught for many years at Reaseheath College and should have interesting and helpful information to share with all […]