Bypass closed by fire

On Wednesday 23rd March the A53, Hodnet bypass, was closed after a lorry carrying around 11 tonnes of straw caught fire. […]

Plant Hunters Fair at Hodnet Hall

Plant hunters fair at Hodnet Hall Gardens, Sunday 5th June.

Gate opens 10 a.m. last entrance 5 p.m.

Entrance at the special event rate of £2.50 for adults , children free.

Tea rooms open.

Full access to the renowned landscape gardens.

Childrens adventure trail competition.

Free guided tours.

For further information about the gardens including directions, go to the gardens […]

Hodnet Footpath Group Meeting

The next meeting of the footpath group is taking place in the Jasper room of the Bear Hotel, Hodnet.

We will be discussing our next group walk, general group activities and projects.

We are a friendly informal group, new participants welcome – just turn up on the night or call Angus Taylerson (01630 685860) or Mary Hardy (01952 540970) for […]

Tidy Village Group launched

Do you care about litter?

If so you are not alone!

At the Parish Plan volunteers meeting in early 2010, a group of residents got together and agreed to undertake an occasional litter pick in particular areas of the Parish – usually near their homes.

Despite their best efforts, there is probably always going to be […]

A Showcase of Musical Talent

Organised by the Hodnet 2000 Educational Trust

Featuring young people from the local area.

Contact Dave Smither on 01630 685966 for tickets and further details.


Trugg and Barrows Garden Diary, March 2011

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party!” – Robin Williams

Daffodils and the first of the spring flowering shrubs have been in flower since mid February, leaves are starting to break out of the confines (and protection) of their buds and many birds seem to have gone into full nesting mode. Does this seem early to you?

In flower […]