Marchamley Water Mains – Update 11 August

Marchamley Water Mains Map 2019

Catherine Webb, Community Communications Officer, Severn Trent Water has provided the following update on progress with the project to replace water mains in Marchamley:

At the moment we are working on the 2 stage of our project – Eastlands the Purple part of the map provided to the community. We are hoping that this stretch of road works will be […]

The Bear to Feature in Shropshire Real Ale Trail

The Bear at Hodnet is to feature in September’s, Shropshire Real Ale Trail.

This “one day moving Real Ale festival” is being organised by The Real Ale Trail company, on Saturday 14 September, between 11:00am and 10:00pm. At present a total of 9 pubs are signed up to participate in the event and they will all be connected by a […]

Afternoon Tea Fundraiser for Peplow Chapel

190810 Peplow Chapel Fundraiser Poster

Click on image for PDF poster

The Chapel of the Epiphany, Peplow Fundraising for Organ Appeal

Afternoon Tea With a Tribute to ‘Pam Ayres’

At Hodnet Hall Garden Tearoom’s

Sat 10th Aug 2019

Gardens open at 3.30pm Afternoon Tea 5pm prompt

‘Pam Ayres’ tribute to follow

By kind permission of Sir Algernon & Lady Jane Heber-Percy

Tickets £10


Marchamley Water Mains – Update 17 June

Marchamley Water Mains Map 2019

Catherine Webb, Community Communications Officer, Severn Trent Water has provided the following update on progress with the project to replace water mains in Marchamley:

We have now renewed 900 meters of water main.

As the carriage way is so narrow with sharp bends along the main road outside of Wood Farm, we have now decided to use a manned traffic […]

More Opportunities to ‘Give Bowls a Go’

WBSC Give Bowls a Go 2019

The crown green bowling season has started and Wollerton Bowls Club is offering the opportunity for people to try out bowling. Six free “Give Bowls a Go” are being held in May and June, starting at 2:00pm on Saturday afternoons. Dates are:

May 11 & 18 June 1, 8, 15 & 22

The sessions are open to anyone who would […]

Peplow Community Walk – May 2019

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 12th May – Attingham Park

Meet in the car park at 1:45pm for a 2:00pm start. Meeting point – adjacent to the ticket office.

Please remember to bring your National Trust membership cards. Prices for non-members are listed here.

Circular walk, exact route to be decided on the day.

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads.

In case […]

Marchamley Water Main Replacement – Drop In

Marchamley Water Mains Map 2019

Wednesday 24 April between 4.00 and 7.00pm

Marchamley Club

An opportunity to find out about the planned work to replace the water mains in Marchamley.

More details about the work are available in this news item.

A representative from Severn Trent Water will be available to answer your questions.


A Summer of Disruption in Marchamley

Marchamley Water Mains Map 2019

This week Severn Trent Water has written to residents in Marchamley setting out details of work to replace water mains in the area. The letter states that the work will start in the week commencing 20 May and will be completed by the end of September.

In order to help residents to be as fully informed as possible STW is […]

Trumpet & Organ Recital

St Lukes Church

Sunday 21 April 2019 at 3:00pm

Works by Pachelbel, Bach, Handel, Hovhaness

Featuring Margaret Simpson (organ) and Paul Nevins (trumpet)

Free admission – Retiring collection

Proceeds to Children’s Music Fund and Hodnet Performance

Tea & Cakes at 4.00pm

Further information: Maryjayne Rees 01630-685745 or email

Peplow Community Walk – April 2019

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 14th April – Peplow to Petsey and back.

Meet at 12:45pm for 1:00pm start – returning about 3:15pm. Please note this is an hour earlier than originally advertised.

Linear walk

Meet by Peplow Chapel

Suitable footwear essential

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads (high probability of encountering livestock on the route).

In case of […]

Disruption on A442 for Four Weeks

People using the A442 through Peplow may have spotted signs indicating that the road will be closed from 5 April 2019, for 13 days, though no reason is stated.

The section of road covered is between Espley Roundabout (A53 junction) and Peplow/Radmoor Crossroads.

Around the same time residents living along this section of the road have received letters indicating that […]

Wood Lane, Wollerton Roadworks, 21 to 29 March 2019

Roadworks Sign

UPDATE 23 March:

A further notice on indicates that a section of Wood Lane will be completely closed from Mon. 25 till Wed. 27 Mar. It reads:

Wood Lane, Wollerton, Shropshire 25 March — 27 March

Delays likely Road closure Works location: Wood Lane from X junction leading to Mill Road to The Woodlands

Works description: Installation of new […]

Resurfacing on The Avenue, Peplow – March 2019

Recently, Shropshire Council have circulated letters to residents on The Avenue in Peplow with details of resurfacing work to be carried out there between 18 and 28 March. The annotated image below is taken from the information which accompanied the letter, and shows the location of the work.

The letter reads:

Dear Resident / Business Owner

I am pleased to […]

Wollerton Water Main Replacement Completed!

Yesterday, the webteam was informed that the reinstatement of the road surface on Drayton Road had been completed. The contractor’s intention was therefore by the end of the working day, to remove the signage and return to the status of the road to being legally open to traffic. Whilst this was not as early as hoped at the end of […]

Wollerton Water Main Replacement – Update 3 March 19

We have received the following update from Samantha Pedley, Amey Customer Liaison Officer:

“The pipework is all complete but there is some reinstatement work still to be completed.

We are expecting this to be done over the weekend with final sections done on Monday, however, it is possible this may extend to later in the week.

As soon as we […]