An enjoyable walk with the Footpath Group July 2014

As previously advertised on this website, last Wednesday evening’s walk organised by the Hodnet Footpath Group was thoroughly enjoyed by 18 people and 4 dogs. The Footpath Group have recently secured funding for another print-run of their very popular walks leaflets and this walk followed part of a new route they have developed, walking from Hodnet to Fauls.

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Anniversary Celebrations for Garden Club July 2014

A delightful warm summer evening was spent by thirty-two members of the Hodnet & District Garden Club when they celebrated the 35th Anniversary of the club with a garden party at Wollerton Old Hall Gardens. The evening started with a champagne welcome where the Chairman, Shaun Dixon, said a few words about the Club’s past, present and future. This was […]

Wollerton Wetlands – good news

Although legal/practical access to the Wetlands was established earlier this year, a decade of lack of access/neglect meant that parts of the original paths around it had become overgrown and nettle infested.

Shropshire Council’s Outdoor Recreation dept recently arranged for a work party from the Probation Service to heavily strim and cut back vegetation around the site, and the route […]

Individual Electoral Registration

Shropshire Council have announced their plans to implement the new Individual Electoral Registration (IER) scheme. In a post on the Shropshire Newsroom website published on Friday, July 18 they announced that during August the Electoral Registration Officer will write to approximately 230,000 people throughout Shropshire. The letter will explain that a new, more secure, system of Individual Electoral Registration […]

Charity Antique Valuation Day – July 2014

Free valuation Day at The Bear Inn, Hodnet.

From 10am – 4 pm, Thursday 17th July.

Free valuations of collectables, jewellery, ceramics and any other Antiques.

Hansons and The Bear Inn both support the Midlands Air Ambulance Service so donations can be made on the day.

We can also accept items into the forthcoming Hansons Auctions. The next valuation day […]

This event is ‘on’ Something different for a Wednesday Eve?



Wednesday, mid-week and what to do?

Maybe you’re fed up with summertime telly? Tired of the kids twittering/facebooking? Dog keeps looking at you expectantly!

Then why not join a short evening country walk, which has been organised by the Hodnet Footpath […]

Weston Village Show 2014

Click the image to download a PDF flyer.

Sunday August 3rd, 11.30am to 5.00pm The Citadel, Weston-under-Redcastle Adults £5.oo each – Children free

NEW THIS YEAR: Jazz Band, Climbing Tower, Pancake Races, Aircraft Simulator!

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND FOR THE CHILDREN: Children’s and parent races, bales assault course, archery, pony club games, animal corner, fire engine, face […]

Hodnet – Marchamley path repaired

The permissive path, part washed away by torrential rain earlier this year, has now been repaired by Shropshire Council.

Now that this is done, in the near future the vegetation at the sides of the path is due to be cut back and some routine weed spraying will then take place.

It is hoped that this action will encourage past, […]

Hodnet and District Garden Club, 2014 Horticultural Show

Saturday 16th August sees the 32nd HDGC Annual Show taking place at the Lyon Hall. There are prizes on offer in many categories ranging from the traditional fruit and veg, to arts and crafts, cooking and a special section for youngsters. The show is open to both members and non-members alike, although we hope that if you enjoy the show […]