Trugg and Barrows Garden Diary October 2012

Most of September’s weather was quite benign. There were some lovely sunny days as well as many breezy and cloudy ones, along with the occasional grass frost and daily heavy dews keeping conditions underfoot a bit damp. Typical autumn weather. The last few days of the month were anything but typical; heavy persistant rain caused flooding around the garden, with […]

Cheese and wine evening at the Lyon Hall

6th October 2012 7.00 pm. onwards

This is an annual event to raise money for the maintenance and running costs of the Lyon Hall.

It is a fun event and all are welcome. The doors open at 7.00 pm. and the buffet begins at 8.00 pm. Wine can […]

New electrical recycling bank in Market Drayton

Shropshire Newsroom reports here that a new electrical recycling point has been established in Market Drayton.

The container is sighted at the Lidl supermarket in Towers Lawn.

The above page states:

Small electrical items can be left in them, such as mobile phones and chargers, remote controls, computer parts, printers, keyboards, scanners, electric toothbrushes, calculators, cameras, watches, electric razors, hair […]

Station Road Housing Development: Concept Images

Following the drop-in event at the Lyon Hall on Friday 14 Sept. we have been provided with a set of the initial drawings of what the proposed development may look like. It must be stressed that these are nothing more than concept images to give a broad brush idea of what the development may look like.

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Market Drayton Swimming Centre – Open Day

From the Shropshire Newsroom (September 13):

Market Drayton Swimming Centre and Shrewsbury Sports Village – Open Day this Saturday

Residents of Market Drayton and Shrewsbury can now enjoy an array of leisure activities with family and friends at Market Drayton Swimming Centre and Shrewsbury Sports Village, following an extensive refurbishment of the facilities.

Come along to the Open Days at […]

Wise & Well Information Day

Wise & Well Information Day Poster

Health, Home Safety and Diabetes Awareness Information Day Tuesday 2nd October 2012 at the Lyon Hall

A one stop shop for information. This event is being organised by the Preventative Services Team at Shropshire Rural Community Council. The programme will be:

10.00 am – 1.00 pm (includes light lunch) Lunch 1.00 – 1.45 pm Diabetes talks start at 1.45 – […]

Shropshire Cares Info Central

The web team have been notified a community website which links to online help people can access in order to live independent lives in their own homes. Called Shropshire Cares Info Central (click to visit) the site is run by David Sandbach and hosted on the Shrop.NET community website.

The site describes it purpose as:

The […]

Station Road Housing Development: Drop-in Event

This week’s Market Drayton Advertiser (7 Sept. 12, page 2) carries a report of a consultation evening planned for next Friday which will give local residents a first opportunity to look at proposals for a housing development in Station Road, Hodnet.

The drop-in session is to be held at the Lyon Hall, this Friday (14 September 2012) between 5.00 & […]

Any old photos?

The Hodnet web team would like to add to the website a section containing old photographs of the area. This photograph of a train passing though Wollerton is an example of the type of image we are looking for.

Photos need not be in black and white: colour ones will be fine. Any photograph from the earliest […]

Trugg and Barrow’s Garden Diary September 2012

The end to another summer is fast approaching, but there is still plenty to enjoy and lots more gardening to do.


There are few plants to which the above adjectives can truly be applied but Hydrangeas are certainly one of them and NOW is the time when they are at their best. In addition, few […]