Local Bus Service Threatened

The Shropshire Star has today (30/1/6) published a report on its website claiming that a cut in finding from Telford & Wrekin Council may result in changes to a bus service which runs through Hodnet.

Telford & Wrekin Council have recently signed a new contract for bus services with Arriva, but will pay them 30% less than at present. […]

Path cleared

For some time the Hodnet Footpath Group has been concerned at the amount of vegetation encroaching upon the path [in fact part of the old pre-bypass roadway] running between Ashley’s farm and the bypass roundabout.

We tried to clear it ourselves some years ago, but it was too big a job for just the few of us, so we made […]

More Fibre Broadband for Hodnet

Connecting Shropshire have announced that the final two cabinets connected to the Hodnet exchange have now been connected to fibre-optic cable. This means that premises in and around the north of Hodnet village, Kenstone and Marchamley can now access superfast broadband, depending on their proximity to the local cabinet.

To connect to fibre broadband, customers need to contact their internet […]

Parish Council Meeting – Feb 16

25th February 2016 7.30 pm at Lyon Hall, Hodnet

Garden Club meetings free of charge this year!

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next meeting of Hodnet & District Garden Club will take place on Tues 16th Feb and our speakers will be David and Una Haynes, whose subject will be Trekking to Everest Base Camp, 7.30 pm at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet. They will talk about their experiences in Nepal and show slides of the country and the people they encountered […]

Peplow Community Quiz Night – March 2016

Bright Quiz Night

Friday 18th March at 7:30pm

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

Quiz entry on the night: £2 per person.

‘Nibbles’ provided.

Teams will be selected by a raffle draw which will also include an individual prize.

More information: email or phone Mike 01630-684299 / Martin 01952-541760.

 

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Peplow Community Walk – Feb 2016

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 7th February 2:15 for 2:30pm

N.B. This walk replaces the one in January which was cancelled due to wet weather.

A circular walk following the route of Hodnet Walk Leaflet No.2.

From the Lyon Hall car park, where we will meet, the route goes up The Hearne, following the footpath across the fields to Long Lane. Here it turns […]

2016 Summer Event – Planning Meeting

A Right Royal Party

Plans for a Parish Summer event are moving forward and the planning group are asking residents to save the date of Saturday 11th June 2016 for a A Right Royal Party.

The next planning meeting is to be held on Tuesday, 2nd Feb 7.30pm at Hodnet Club. Anyone who is interested in helping to organise this event is invited to […]

Antiques Valuation Day – February 2016

Bear with Carriage Clock

From 10.00am – 4.00 pm, Thursday 11 February, 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

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Antiques Valuation Day – January 2016

Bear with Carriage Clock

From 10.00am – 4.00 pm, Thursday 14 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

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Helen Batten – Updated 6 Jan.

Hodnet Medical Centre

Update 6 Jan.

Today the Medical Centre has added the following announcement to its website:

Helen’s funeral service will take place at St. Luke’s Church, Hodnet

on Thursday 21st January 2016 at 2.30pm.

 

Hodnet Medical Centre has this morning (4/1/16) announced the death of Mrs Helen Batten who had worked there since 1989. The post reads:

It is with […]