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.


Parish Councillor Vacancy – 2019

Hodnet Parish Council

NOTICE UNDER LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1972 (Section 87(2)) VACANCY FOR A COUNCILLORPUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a casual vacancy has occurred in the office of Councillor for HODNET PARISH COUNCIL following the resignation on 8 August 2019 of Councillor Steve Alden.

Rule 5(2) of The Local Elections (Parishes and Communities) (England and Wales) Rules, 2006 now applies.

The […]

Accident Closes A442 in Peplow – 9 Sep. 2019

Shortly before 10am on Monday 9 Sept. a fairground trailer became detached from the vehicle that was towing it and hit a small BT van which was travelling towards Hodnet.

The incident occurred near Highway Farm and the road was closed for over two hours by the police.

The two occupants of the van were taken to hospital by […]

All Change for this Website

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 roadworks.org 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 […]

Wollerton Water Main Replacement – Road to Re-open Next Week?

Wollerton Road Closure Map Oct 2018 to March 2019

The webteam have been informed by Severn Trent’s contractor Amey, that good progress has been made on Phase Two and there is a real possibility that Drayton Road will be reopened sometime next week. If it is the work will be completed a week ahead of schedule.

The traffic lights at the junction with Mill Road and Wood Lane, which […]

New Dog Walk in Wollerton

A recent work party undertaken by members of the Hodnet Footpath Group [HFG] means a footpath through the fields in the centre of the village is now accessible to a wider group of users. This is a quiet/pretty route that runs from the road next to the former Squirrel Pub to the road bend by the entrance to the Tennis […]