Hodnet & District Garden Club May 2015

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Robert Barlow from North Staffordshire Hostas will be the speaker at the next meeting of the Garden Club, Tuesday 19th May, 7.30 pm at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet. His talk is entitled ALL ABOUT HOSTAS.

Robert will talk about the history and development of these interesting plants. There are over 7000 different varieties, from 1” to 36” tall. We will […]

Fibre Broadband: Little Bolas gets connected

Approximately twenty premises in and around Little Bolas on the southern edge of Hodnet parish have become the first in the area to be able to connect to fibre optic “super-fast” broadband. However, many of their neighbours will have to wait until the end of next year to see any improvement in their internet connections, and even then many local […]

A Successful Evening with the Retrospectives


A crowd of over 50 people gathered for the Peplownians’ first major event on Sat. 18th April. The main attraction was two sets of songs by local band Chris and his Retrospectives. The group from Fauls, led by Chris Ridgway (guitar, mouthorgan & vocals), ably supported by his Joyce Chidlow (keyboard, saxophone, harmonica, tambourine & vocals), Chris’ son Dan (base […]

Regular Events Section Expanded

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Our ‘Regular Events’ page has now been expanded to a multi-page section to include monthly as well as weekly and fortnightly events.

If you attend or organise any regular events in the Hodnet area and would like them listed on this website please let the webteam know by using this form.

At present we have weekly and monthly events listed.


Wollerton’s Ryder Cup

On Saturday 4th April around 20 members of Wollerton Bowls and Social Club gathered to mark the start of the new outdoor bowling season with a novel competition.

The idea was suggested by Richard Twining who organised an afternoon of light-hearted practice based on a similar format to golf’s Ryder Cup. The two teams however were not drawn from different […]

Local Road Closure 13 to 15 April 2015

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According to information posted on Shropshire Council’s, “Latest Roadworks and Road Closures” web page, a local road will be closed for three days from 13 to 15 April.

The side road from the A53 junction by Lodge Farm through to High Hatton (see map below) will be closed between 08.00 & 16.00 each day to allow maintenance of the roadside […]

Antiques Valuation Day – May 2015

Bear with Carriage Clock

From 10.00am – 3.00 pm, Thursday 14th May, 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