Thank you! – Operation Christmas Child

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who made up a shoebox for this year’s Operation Christmas Child 2011 appeal.

The parish of Hodnet (incl Weston-under-Redcastle) donated 88 boxes which will soon be on their way to Kosovo.

Joanna Davies email

Christmas Fair

Weston Village Hall Christmas Fair: Saturday, December 17th. from 2-30 pm. Craft stalls with Christmas arrangements for sale. Contact Christine on 01939 200656 for more information. […]

Evening at Weston Village Hall

Weston Village Hall are holding an evening with a difference. Ludlow artist Dianne Jennings will paint 2 full sized paintings from start to finish during the demonstration. Friday, November 25th from 7.30 pm in Weston Village Hall. £5 to include light refreshments. Tickets from Christine on 01939 200656. […]

Musical evening

Shrewsbury School Community Choir Musical Evening St Lukes Church, Hodnet Saturday December 3rd At 7-30pm Carols and community singing For information and tickets please contact; Tim Preston on 01630 685315 […]

Ceilidh, Lyon Hall

The 2nd Hodnet Scout Group are Hosting a Ceilidh Lyon Hall Saturday 3rd December From 7.30 p.m. Free entry Traditional dance music and caller All are welcome Bratwurst, Frankfurters, Sauerkraut, Pretzels, Beer Prize raffle […]

Scout Group re-opens

The 2nd Hodnet Scout Group, which closed last December, re-opened on Thursday 3rd November.

The Group was forced to close because the number of children attending fell to just 3. However, in January a new committee was formed and, by organising fundraising events and an awareness campaign to the local community the number of children wanting to join Scouts has […]

Fancy a walk?

The Hodnet Footpath Group are holding their next local footpath walk on, November 20th 2011 – Note change of date.

We will be leaving from Lyon Hall at 10.00 AM, and walking around the Wollerton Wood area.

As a friendly local group, we welcome walkers of all ages/abilities – so why not come along.

Walks usually take about 2 hours […]

New ‘101’ non-emergency police number

The Police now have a new standard telephone number for the public to use to contact their local force in non-emergency situations.

It’s intended to be simple to remember, as 101, and calls to it cost a standard 15p per call – irrespective of the time of day or the duration of the call.

In an emergency* you should still […]

Trugg and Barrows Garden Diary; November 2011

October was another dry month with only the one day of any rain to speak of. The ground is so dry that we are still irrigating the garden which is very unusual for this time of year. It has also been a warm month (with some fantastic sunrises and sunsets) which is delaying leaf fall and the die back of […]

Hodnet Beaver numbers up

Before the summer holidays Hodnet Beaver Scout colony was experiencing unsustainably low numbers. Membership had dropped to such a low level that subs were not meeting costs and it was looking like the colony may have to disband. The Hodnet Fun Day event organised by the scout group in May, was put on primeraly to attract new members to the […]

Hodnet to Marchamley footpath? Council seeks views.

This week the Parish Council are issuing a short questionnaire to households in the core areas of Marchamley and Hodnet, seeking their views on a possible new ‘permissive’ footpath between the two settlements.

Residents will be aware that the current roadside pavements between Hodnet and its neighbouring settlements of Marchamley and Wollerton are incomplete, making walking directly between them a […]