Hodnet Footpath Group Walk – Sun 4th October 2015

The Hodnet Footpath Group are organising a walk for this coming Sunday morning (4th October).

Meet at 9.45am at the Lyon Hall Car Park to travel to Cheswardine for a 4.5 mile walk (approx 2 hrs). We plan to follow a route detailed in one of the recently published series of walks around the Cheswardine area. Please bring suitable footwear […]

Peplow Community Walk – Oct. 2015

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 4th October at 2.30pm

A circular afternoon walk around Peplow and High Hatton. Refreshments provided afterwards.

Meeting at Elderberry Barn.(Mike and Dorrien’s). Children welcome, also dogs on leads.

Please wear suitable footwear.

In case of bad weather please phone Randall 01952-540970 (after 1:00pm on the day) to check if the walk is going ahead.


Flu Vaccinations 2015

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre has recently published details of its Flu Vaccination Clinics for winter 2015. The relevant information can be found here on their website but is also reproduced below.

Flu vaccines

Posted on 25 Sep 2015

This year’s Flu clinics commence on Monday 5th October 2015. Please ring the medical centre to make an appointment if you think you […]

Hodnet Medical Centre & Young People

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre has added a page to its website announcing that young people aged 16 and over can now choose their own GP. It also details what this means in practice in regard to such matters as confidentiality and consent to medical treatment.

Full information can be found on the Centre’s “Young People Are Welcome” page.

Maurice Chandler Centre hosts Wheels for All

Shropshire Council announced earlier this week that several centres across the county will be hosting the Wheels for All scheme. Run by Cycling Projects these sessions offer inclusive cycling opportunities for children and their families across Shropshire using adapted cycles including tricycles, hand cycles, quad cycles and other specially designed machines.

Locally, the Maurice Chandler Sports and Leisure Centre will […]

Superfast Broadband Available in Hodnet (South)

Connecting Shropshire has announced that around 180 premises in and around the southern part of Hodnet village can now access faster broadband. This is the result of Cabinet 2 in the Hodnet exchange now being connected to fibre cable.

Connecting Shropshire advise that to connect to fibre broadband, residents will need to contact their chosen internet service provider to upgrade […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club October 2015

Hodnet & District Garden Club

After a very enjoyable talk from local wildlife artist and natural history writer Ben Waddams in September, the club next meets on Tues 20th Oct at 7.30 pm in the Lyon Hall, Hodnet for its AGM and members’ discussion group, followed by a gardening quiz.

October’s competition is “A display of autumn leaves”.


Light refreshments will be served and […]

Hodnet and District Garden Club September 2015

Hodnet & District Garden Club

A reminder that after a summer of outings and visits, the Garden Club resumes its meetings in the Lyon Hall on the third Tuesday of the month for its autumn and winter programme. The next meeting is at 7.30 p.m. on Tuesday Sept 15th when Ben Waddams will be talking about ‘Wildlife in Your Garden’. Ben is well known for […]

A Good Day for a Walk

Peplow Community Walk 11Sep15

Last Friday (11 Sep. 2015) proved a very good day for a walk! It was a rare warm sunny day in what has been a mostly cool and windy “summer”. Eleven people and one dog met by Wollerton Village Rooms for the walk which followed the route of Hodnet Walk Leaflet 5.

The walk, which was one of the monthly […]

Wollerton gets Connected to Fibre Broadband

Connecting Shropshire has announced that it has successfully installed fibre cable to Cabinet 1 in the Hodnet exchange. This cabinet serves around 70 premises in and around Wollerton and means that faster fibre broadband is now available to order in Wollerton.

Connecting Shropshire advise that to connect to fibre broadband, residents will need to contact their chosen internet service provider […]

Hodnet Medical Centre Discontinues Travel Clinics

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre has today (2 Sept. 2015) has updated information on travel clinics on its website.

Information on this page explains that they are no longer able to provide a comprehensive travel service. The reason given is travel clinics are a highly specialised non-NHS service, and due to increasing demands on the practice, they are unable to maintain this […]

Hodnet Medical Centre – Half Day Closure 6 Oct. 2015

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre has announced here on its website that it will be closed in the afternoon to enable doctors, nursing staff and admin staff to participate in essential training.

Anyone requiring urgent medical attention whilst the surgery is closed on that date should call Shropdoc on 08444-068888.

Antiques Valuation Day – October 2015

Bear with Carriage Clock

From 10.00am – 3.00 pm, Thursday 15th October, 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