Wollerton URC Easter Day Service

The service will be led by Mr Chris Burgham.

All Welcome.

More information from Ken Morris: 01630 654494 email

Hodnet Footpath Group

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 before taking a brief walk along the old Railway Line – weather permitting, to hopefully to see some of the fauna for which it is best known, the […]

Footpath Group Walk

Have you ever wanted to explore some of the beautiful countryside that surrounds where we live, but never got around to it? Well the next Hodnet Footpath Group’s ‘group walk’ provides such an opportunity!

Non-members are invited to join our friendly group for a walk in the area to the North of Wollerton to Marchamley; returning via Hodnet and the […]

Children’s Fancy Dress and Fun Dog Show.

Charity Fun day on Easter Saturday, 23rd April 2011, 12 Noon, At The Bear of Hodnet.

Children’s fancy dress Fun dog show Spot prize for best Easter Bonnet Cream teas with homemade scones Soft play area for small children Craft stalls Raffle

Contact The Bear Inn for further details: Tel 01630 685 214.

All proceeds to […]

Local Charity, Hodnet 2000 Dinner Dance

Local charity Hodnet 2000 held its annual Dinner Dance at Hawkstone Park Hotel on Saturday 2nd April 2011 to help raise money in support of local young people needing financial assistance to purchase books, the cost of essential equipment or extra curricular needs.

The evening began with a three course meal and games hosted by Dr James Mehta and […]

An evening of fun and light entertainment

with Derek Harrison who has worked as an entertainer on cruise ships.

£3 per person including refreshments

Tickets available from Anne Gudgin 01630-685714 email

Book now and pick your tickets up at the door or collect from 11 Station Road.

The Citadel Open Garden and Coffee Morning

The Citadel near Weston under Redcastle is opening its 3 acres of gardens on Saturday 14th May between 10.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. Take a relaxing wander through the extensive mature gardens, marvel at the incredibly pristinely maintained vegetable garden, enjoy the breath taking views across the rolling fields of the Hawkestone countryside. Then take a break, sit back and […]

New section for Hodnet website

Hodnet Life has been launched with the hope of increasing community contributions on this website.

It will feature regular articles on local life: the first of these is Trugg and Barrow’s Garden Diary, written by two perennial gardeners who hope to share their enthusiasm and experience. We would love to have others providing items, be they a single post or […]

Trugg and Barrow’s Garden Diary: April 2011

Beginning Again – Reflections on the garden after winter.

We all know that it has been a long hard winter and, unless you are fortunate enough to have been able to get away to sunnier climes, we’ve all had the same winter. So it might seem like rubbing salt into open wounds to keep going on about it. However, as […]

Showcase of Musical Talent Success!

On the evening of Saturday 12th March, Hodnet 2000 Educational Trust hosted a ‘Showcase of Musical Talent’ at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet. The show featured young people from around the local area, including many students from the Thomas Adams School, Wem. The audience were treated to performances from the school’s senior choir, various instrumental soloists and a variety of other […]

Songs Of Praise at St. Lukes Church

Radio Shropshire are to record an Easter Service at St Luke’s Church (Church Street, Hodnet) on Tuesday 19th April at 6.30pm. Please arrive for 6.00pm.

The broadcast will be on Easter Sunday.

We invite members of all churches within the Deanery to join us on that occasion. It is planned to have a rehearsal on Tuesday 5th April […]

Clerk to Parish Council Hands Over

At last weeks Parish Council meeting, Steve Howell-Jones handed over the position of Clerk to his successor, Maryjane Rees.

Chairman of the Council, Mr Michael Morgan, whilst presenting Steve with a small token of the Councils’ appreciation; said that he doubted there was enough time available to list Steve’s many contributions to the Council’s work during the last 10 years […]