Trugg and Barrow’s garden diary December 2012


Hodnet 2nd Scout group leaders improve their skills

2nd Hodnet Scout Group have had a very busy year. This includes some of the Group Leaders undertaking training in order to improve the activities that can be offered to the pack members. .

Recently Kath Bett, Beaver Leader received her Merit for Outstanding Support and her 5 years service award . Mark Preece, Scout Leader, Keri Coates, Group Scout […]

Operation Christmas Child 2012 – Thank you

Joanna Davies, local organiser for Operation Christmas Child, writes to thank local people for their support of this year’s effort.

Despite everyone struggling with increased fuel and food bills the people of Hodnet and the surrounding areas have donated a magnificent number of filled shoeboxes in support of this annual event. 91 shoeboxes were collected and taken to the Telford […]

New Hodnet Walk Leaflets

With the help of Shropshire Council, Hodnet Footpath Group have now received a printed supply of our 1st two local walk leaflets.

You may have seen these in the Post Office, Hodnet Stores, The Bear Hotel or the Doctors, but they can also be downloaded from the Footpath Group’s webpage – where other information on the groups activities can be […]

Hodnet Housing Development – Revised Proposals Available

Last week Shropshire Council made public revised proposals provided by the developers for the land off Abbots Way. Six new documents have been posted on the Planning Depts. web site (dated 17 Oct.) Letters were sent out to interested parties on 8th Nov. giving them 14 days to respond to the changes.

The new documents […]

Trugg and Barrows Garden Diary November 2012

“Every leaf speaks bliss to me, fluttering from the autumn tree”

It has been a wonderful year for autumn colour. One of the first trees as always that showed it’s intent in the garden was the Cladrastis lutea (Yellow wood). This seemed to spur many of the plants in the garden to produce a fantastic display of reds, oranges, browns […]

Christmas Craft Fair At Hodnet Hall Gardens

Sunday 25th November. Over 25 stalls selling local, handmade gifts and food. Entry to the fair and the gardens £3 each. Under 16’s free. Open 10.00 a.m – 3.00 p.m. Tea rooms open for light refreshments. A unique opportunity to do some Christmas shopping and explore 60 acres of magnificent gardens.


For information on opening days, entry charges, […]