Hodnet & District Garden Club November 2015

Hodnet & District Garden Club

This month’s meeting is on Tuesday 17th November, at 7.30 pm in the Lyon Hall. Our speaker is Jessica Pannett, who will present an illustrated talk on GLORIOUS GARDENS OF BRITAIN & EUROPE.

For many years, Jessica has arranged tours visiting gardens all over the British Isles and Europe. She will share some of her favourites.

This month’s competition is […]

Christmas Fayre

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Saturday 28th November 2015, 10am – 4pm at the Lyon Hall.

Christmas stalls, children’s entertainer, refreshments, free entry.

Organised by Peplow Chapel.

Further information from Elizabeth Downes: Tel: 01952-840215 or email

Flower Demonstration

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St. Luke’s church is holding a flower demonstration in the Lyon Hall on Saturday, November 14th. starting at 11am.

Tickets cost £8 each and include a light lunch.

Please contact Brenda Preston on 01630 685315 for tickets and more details,

Peplow Community Walk – Nov. 2015

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 15th November at 2:15 for 2.30pm.

A circular walk starting at Lee Brockhurst. Meet in Lee Brockhurst ‘just over the bridge’. (National Grid Ref: SJ548268)

Children welcome, also dogs on leads. Refreshments provided afterwards at Dave & Jean’s.

In case of bad weather, please phone Randall 01952-540970 (after 1:00pm on the day) to confirm arrangements.


Road to Wem to be closed again!

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Today (22/10/15) Shropshire Council has published here details of planned road closures for week commencing 24th Oct. Amongst roads affected is a section of road which was earmarked for closure in late August. This time the closure is planned to last for two weeks starting on Monday 26th October.

As previously the description provided in the PDF file listing planned […]

SmartWater offer from WM Police

This week, as part of their We Don’t Buy Crime campaign, West Mercia Police has announced a special offer to residents in its area. Working with Telford-based business SmartWater Technology Ltd. they are offering an exclusive opportunity to purchase a home security pack at a special promotional one-off price of £25.00 (current retail price £75.00).

SmartWater is a traceable liquid […]

Antiques Valuation Day – November 2015

Bear with Carriage Clock

From 10.00am – 3.00 pm, Thursday 12th November, 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


Hodnet Post Office Consultation

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Recently Post Office Ltd. has announced a consultation on future of Hodnet Post Office.

They are proposing, with the current Postmaster’s agreement, to move the village Post Office branch to a new location in Hodnet Village Stores, Church Street. If the move goes ahead the local Post Office will become one of the new local style branches.

This change would […]

Peplow Community Quiz Night – Nov. 2015

Bright Quiz Night

Friday 20th November at 7:30pm

To be held at the Wollerton Bowls Club, Mill Road.

‘Nibbles’ provided.

Quiz entry on the night: £2 per team member, max. 5 people.

Peplow Community Bonfire & Fireworks 2015


Thursday 5th November

Sorry, this event has been cancelled.

WMP Launch ‘Rural Matters’ campaign

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Today (1 Oct 2015) West Mercia Police launched a new campaign ‘Rural Matters’ which it is hoped will demonstrate their commitment to the rural community.

The first initiative of the campaign is ’50 days of focus’ which aims to raise awareness of the policing activities happening each and every day in rural communities to help reduce crime. Different activities will […]