Hodnet Medical Centre – Half day closure 24/10/2019

Hodnet Medical centre has today posted the following notice on their website:

Staff Training – Three afternoons a year the practice is closed so that doctors, nursing staff and admin staff can attend essential training. The aim of the training is to allow doctors and staff protected learning time for Continued Professional Development (CPD) The surgery will be […]

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 […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club October 2019

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next meeting of the Garden Club will take place on Tues 15th October at the Lyon Hall in Hodnet, 7.00 for 7:30pm.

A talk entitled “The Garden through the seasons” will be given by Zdenek Valkoun-Walker, the Head Gardener from the Dorothy Clive Gardens.

Visitors (£2) are most welcome to come along to this event and enjoy light refreshments […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Ramble and Real Ale in Hodnet

On Saturday 21st September, Hodnet Footpath Group has arranged an afternoon walk from The Bear Inn, Hodnet, up to Marchamley and then back via Long Lane and a field path to Hodnet running past the Hearn.

We’ll meet outside The Bear at 2pm for this walk, which is about 3 miles in length along easy to moderate terrain – with […]

Next Parish Council Meeting 12th September 2019

The next Parish Council Meeting will take place at the Lyon Hall on Thursday 12th September, starting at 7.30 pm

Hodnet Garden Club – 17th Sept 2019

Hodnet & District Garden Club

After a summer break, Hodnet & District Garden Club resume their Lyon Hall meetings on Tues 17th Sept, 7.00 for 7.30pm, when Mrs Shelagh Teghan will speak about the refurbishment of Sugnall Walled Garden.

New members and visitors are always welcome – no prior knowledge or gardening expertise required! Annual membership is £15, with guest fee for one-off visits only […]

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


Free – Nature Talk/Walk

On Thursday 18th July Hodnet Footpath Group has arranged an evening walk along the old railway line (home of the famous Glow Worms) from Hodnet to Wollerton, then down to the Wollerton Wetlands (home of much wildlife).

Special Guest: This walk will be accompanied by Lee Fraser from Shropshire Council’s Outdoor Partnership team, who will talk about the current and […]

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 […]

Have you ever seen a Glow Worm?

Hodnet Footpath Group are holding their annual Glow Worm spotting walk on Friday 21st June 2019. This event takes place along a stretch of former railway line near Hodnet, and has regularly attracted a sizeable numbers of participants, from near and sometimes surprisingly far in the past. If the weather is kind, the evening will hopefully be a success again […]

“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 […]