New Look Website Coming Soon

We are very pleased to inform our readers that our new website design should be up and running in the next two or three days.

As we announced a while ago the new layout is designed to make the site more accessible on devices with smaller screens such as smart-phones and tablets.

Please be patient whilst the switch-over is […]

Hodnet Medical Centre – Flu Clinics 2019

Hodnet Medical Centre has announced that it has started operating this seasons flu clinic.

Patients who would like to receive such injections are asked ring the surgery, on 01630 685230, to book an appointment, or to enquire whether they are eligible.


Marchamley Water Mains – Update 4 October

Marchamley Water Mains Map 2019

Marchamley residents should by now have received a copy of the following letter from Severn Trent Water, in connection with the on going work in the area:

Dear Customer

We’re improving your supply of wonderful water…

You’ll be aware that we have been recently working in the Marchamley area replacing the   old water pipes. We are pleased to inform […]

Dr Naresh Raichura – Book of Condolence

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Practice have today announced on its website that a Book of Condolence is available in the practice.

The full announcement reads:

We now have a book of condolence for anyone who would like to add their thoughts. Please ask at reception. Thank you for your many kind comments already received, they are much appreciated.


Hodnet Medical Centre – Half day closure 16.09.19

Hodnet Medical Centre

The Medical Centre has put a notice on its website stating that it will be closed on the afternoon of Monday 16 September for Dr. Richura’s funeral. The announcement reads:

Dr Raichura’s funeral will take place on Monday 16th September at St Swithun’s Church, Cheswardine at 1pm. Donations to Cricket Without Boundaries, a charity working to empower communities […]

All Change for this Website

Default Featured Image

In the next few weeks the first major update of the Hodnet Parish website in its ten year history is to take place. A major reason for this is to make the site more accessible to those using smaller screens on smart phones and tablets.

It may take a few days for the update to be fully implemented, so […]

Concert of Early English Music

St Lukes Church

St Luke’s Church, Sunday 15 September, 3.00pm

A short concert of early English music in St Luke’s Church performed by Jacobi Chorale. This will feature Mass of the Western Wind by John Taverner and instrumental interludes. The Mass is one of John Taverner’s best known works and is based on a tune that goes back to a secular poem […]

Dr Naresh Raichura – Updated

Hodnet Medical Centre

Update: 9 September – It has been announced that Dr Raichura’s funeral will take place at 1pm, Monday 16 September, at St. Swithun’s Church, Cheswardine.

Hodnet Medical Practice has posted the following announcement on its website earlier today (1 Sep. 2019):

“It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Dr Raichura on 31st August 2019. […]

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.