Police appeal after Peplow burglary

West Mercia Police have today (26/11/14) appealed for information after high value historical items were stolen in a burglary in Peplow. A report here on their website provides the following information.

The incident happened at around 8pm on Wednesday 19 November, when offenders forced entry to the property and stole a number of belongings including a carriage clock and two […]

Congratulations to The Bear

Sponsor Ed Wood, from Woods Brewery, presents the Best Pub Award to Alyn Jones & Greg Williams from The Bear. Picture: Shropshire Star

This week The Bear in Hodnet won the Best Pub award at the Shropshire Star Spotlight Awards. The award was presented to Greg Williams and Alyn Jones from The Bear at Hodnet. Greg commented, “We […]

Enjoy a Spring Walk

After our warm Easter, it really feels like spring is finally with us, so we are hoping the weather will be kind for our next (HFG) organised walk on Monday 4th May 2015. It will be a repeat of what was planned at Xmas, but which had to be cancelled due to poor weather.

We shall be walking from Hodnet […]

Road closure: 10 to 14 November 2014

Many local residents will have noticed the signs on Shrewsbury Road in Market Drayton informing motorists that it will be closed from Monday to Friday next week.

As this is one of the main routes into Drayton from the Hodnet area we thought it would be worthwhile to post a reminder here. According to shropshire.roadworks.org the closure is to allow […]

More memories and photographs

The Bear Inn, Hodnet July 1963

Born in the early 1940s, Geoff Fletcher was brought up in Peplow. A keen photographer from an early age, Geoff contacted the webteam after coming across the village website. He offered to allow us access to some of his extensive archive of images and also to put in writing some of his memories of growing up in the area.

As […]