Hodnet and District Garden Club

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 15th October, 7.30pm at the Lyon Hall, when we welcome Fiona Chancellor

Fiona has a three-quarter acre garden in Little Wenlock called Windy Ridge. She is an ardent supporter of the National Garden Scheme and has won a number of awards for her garden including the Daily Mail and Shropshire’s Best Garden of […]

Reduced-price Compost Bins Available

This week Shropshire Council has announced its autumn special offer on compost bins. On 25th Sept. 2013 Shropshire Newsroom carried this announcement on the latest discount scheme:

To encourage more people to home compost this autumn, Shropshire Council is working in partnership with Veolia Environmental Services and getcomposting.com to offer reduced-price compost bins, from just £16.98.

Better still, there […]

Help requested this Sunday

This Sunday, (29th Sept) the Hodnet Footpath Group are meeting at 10.30 AM by Websters Lane Farm [Ashley’s Farm Shop on bypass]to undertake a bit of light clearance work on the path up to the bypass roundabout, where vegetation has encroached. We are few in number, so an extra pair of hands or two will be welcomed! No special skills […]

Treasure Hunt

The second annual Hodnet Scouting for Treasure, treasure hunt took place yesterday in glorious Autumn sunshine. Fifteen teams took part, with teams from as far away as Macclesfield joining in. The course wound its way around the beautiful Hodnet Hall Gardens as well as taking in part of the village of Hodnet. The clues devised by Brice Bozier were challenging […]

Hodnet Parish Councillor Vacancy – Sep. 2013

Are you interest in serving the community by becoming a Parish Councillor?

If you are please contact the Clerk, Mrs Maryjayne Rees, by 25th September 2013.

You can do so by email.

Join the Conversation

Information about this series of events has been forwarded rather belatedly to the Hodnet Footpath Group, but we are posting it here in case others are interested in taking part in this county-wide discussion on the effects of spending cuts in the public sector.

“The public sector in Shropshire faces huge spending cuts in the coming years. The changes that […]

Theft of a motor vehicle from roundabout

West Mercia Police have reported through their Neighbourhood Watch Update system the theft of a motor vehicle from near Espley Roundabout. Local residents may have notice a Vauxhall Zafira parked on the grass at the side of the A442 to the south of the roundabout. The Neighbourhood Watch Update states:

Between 8-11 September, a silver Vauxhall Zafira was stolen from […]

Hodnet Housing Development – Second Planning Application

Image of updated plans

Last week Shropshire County Council sent out letters to interested parties inviting comments on a new Planning Application for the proposed housing development on land of Abbots Way in Hodnet. This week a site notice was posted on the Planning Department’s section of the website inviting “REPRESENTATIONS or COMMENTS are to be submitted within […]

Car hits horse on A442

The A442 was closed last night (10 Sept. 2013) after a car was in collision with a horse.

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service reported the accident on their Incidents service (here). They say no one was trapped as a result of the accident and the vehicle was made safe. The incident was reported to them about 9.30pm.

The accident occurred […]

Art, Literature and Christian Spirituality

A talk by Dr. Jane Gledhill on Saturday, September 21st at 3pm in Hodnet Hall Tea Rooms.

Cost £6 per person, includes light refreshments.

All proceeds To St’ Luke’s Church, Hodnet.

Further details from Janice Parker, Tel. 01630-685531 or email

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning 2013

The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning is Macmillan Cancer Support’s biggest fund raising event.

Hodnet’s part in this event is taking place at the Meadows Community Centre in Station Road on Saturday, 28th September. The web steam have not been told the start and finish times, however we do know that home-made cakes will be available along with the coffee.

The […]

Cheese and Wine evening at the Lyon Hall.

A Cheese and Wine evening will be held on Saturday 28th September 2013 to raise funds for the maintenance and upkeep of the hall.

The doors open at 7.00 pm and the Buffet begins at 8.00 pm. The tickets for this popular event are £8.50 and are available from Rachel Tel 01630-685293

Hodnet and District Garden Club – Sept. 2013

We meet regularly on the third Tuesday of each month, at the Lyon Hall at 7.30pm.Visitors are most welcome to come along to our talks and partake in a cup of tea and biscuit. Entry fee for guests is £2.00 per person, or why not join our club; it’s only £12 for a whole year.

This month’s meeting will be […]