Antiques Valuation Day – January 2015

Bear with Carriage Clock

From 10.00am – 3.00 pm, Thursday 8th January, at The Bear, Hodnet.

Free valuations of collectables, jewellery, ceramics and other antiques.

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

Items can be accepted into forthcoming Hansons Auctions.

For more information please telephone 01630-685214 or email


Missing Dog – 29 Dec. 2014



Roxy is a Tibetan Terrier has been missing since 28/12/2014.

She went missing at Wollerton, was potentially seen heading towards Hodnet in the morning, but has not been seen since.

Roxy belongs to Jane Morris. If anyone sees Roxy please let Jane know by phoning:07745-408063 / 01630-652337.

Update: Roxy was found on 30 January somewhere near the […]

Winter roads reminder

Whilst frosty mornings have been been few so far this winter local residents should remember that not all local roads are gritted in icy weather. Last year, after an accident on the Hodnet to Lostford road, we posted a reminder that the old A53 is one of the routes which does not get treated by the local authority.

This morning […]

Drayton Road Planning Application – Update

In August we reported here on an outline planning application for fourteen dwellings on land off Drayton Road.

Whilst the Shropshire Planning Department website does not clarify which stage the application has reached, two revised documents have been added to the list of relevant documents. The full list and all the documents can be accessed via this page.

The […]

Holiday Bin Collections Dec. 2014

Shropshire Council has today reminded local residents how to check when their bins will be emptied over the coming holiday weeks.

To access the collection date finder click on the wheelie bin to the left.


Fly-tipping Alert!

The Guardian DataBlog: Fly-tipping in Sussex. Photograph: John Curtis / Rex Features

It seems that there is a spate of fly-tipping in the area, with Wollerton being particularly badly affected. A large amount of rubbish was recently dumped in a field gateway on Mill Road between the Old Hall and the A53 bypass. Another local resident has told the […]

IT firm sets up base in Marchamley

Julian Harrison and his partner Yvonne Cook recently moved into Marchamley from the nearby village of Audlem. Initially drawn to the Hodnet area by its position between Audlem and Telford they have also found the local history captivating.

Working in the computer business for over 20 years, Julian 45 born in Stoke on Trent, came from a background in the […]

Parish Plan Review: Focus Group Notes 27/11/14

The notes of the latest Parish Plan Review: Focus Group are now available – click here.

Previous meetings notes:

16 October 2014

Information on the initial public meeting can be found here.