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All new posts to the site will now also appear on our Facebook wall. Posts are those items which appear in our Local News, Hodnet Life and Upcoming Events sections on the right of every page. Make us your Facebook friend and you […]

The Big Jubilee Lunch; next meeting.

As announced by Buckingham Palace The Big Jubilee Lunch will be a part of the main programme of events over the central weekend of Diamond Jubilee celebrations. To this end, it is hoped to have a community event on Hodnet Recreation Ground on Sunday 3rd June starting at 12 p.m.

As it stands, Hodnet Sports and Social Club and the […]

Trugg and Barrows Garden Diary, March 2012

“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 […]

Blues Evening @ The Bear

Saturday 24th March Upstairs venue Details from the Bear Tel: 01630 685214 or email

Charity Race Night @ The Bear

Wednesday 21st March 8pm Horses for sale now at the Bear More information Tel: 01630 685214 or email

Table top sale at The Lyon Hall

PLEASE NOTE: Late notice (16/3) Sale open to the public FROM 10:30am not 9:00am! Saturday 17th March 9 a.m – 1 p.m. at the Lyon Hall Drayton Road Hodnet. £5.00 per table (table provided). Bacon sandwiches and teas. Make some cash from your unwanted stuff and support a local event, or come along to see if you can grab a […]

An Evening with Dennis Taylor

At Hodnet Sports and Social Club Dennis Taylor the 1985 World Snooker Champion. 8 frames of snooker with chat/jokes and trick shots afterwards. Saturday 17th March 6.30 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. start. £20 a ticket from the club (Shrewsbury Street Hodnet) or call Colin on 01952 550393.

Quiz night at the Bear

There is a pub quiz at the Bear Hotel, Hodnet on Friday 2nd March starting at 8.30pm. Entry is £1 per person. Teams welcome. Please support your local events.

More info: Kevin Stevenson email

Trugg and Barrows Garden Diary February 2012

January produced a mixed bag of weather. There have been a few frosty nights and some warm spring like days. Many plants are ahead in growth terms and many garden birds are already singing to establish their breeding territories.It seems to have been a good flowering season for Prunus autumnalis as several people have remarked to me on how well […]