Parish Council Meeting – May 16

12th May 2016 7.30pm at Lyon Hall, Hodnet

Peplow Community Walk – April 2016

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 17th April

Meet at the Lyon Hall, 2:15 for 2:30pm

One of the Hodnet Walks

Children welcome, also dogs on leads.

In case of bad weather please call Randall on 01952 540970 (or check this post) after 1:00pm on the day.


Peplow Community Bowls Evening – May 2016

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Friday 13th May

Wollerton Bowls Club at 7:30pm

Try your hand at Crown Green Bowls.

Come along and have a fun evening.

Savoury snacks included

Entrance: £3.00 per person on the door

Please contact Mike and Dorrien on 01630 684299, or email, to reserve your place.


HFG – Strikes again!

With the weather finally kind to us, most of our group turned out for a workparty the other Sunday.

We attended to several issues on the path from Hodnet to Fauls, the main one of which was to rebuild a long damaged stile. The photos below show our progress, with special thanks to Stephen and Tom who did most of […]

Boden Party at Hodnet Primary School

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Hodnet Primary School

are hosting a Boden and Johnnie B clothing party on

Tuesday 10th May at the School

4.30pm – 6.30pm

Order your favourites on the night – all welcome

Click the logo below to visit their website.


Dogs & Sheep

Countryside Code Cover

Recently (March 2016) there has been a report of dog owners allowing their animals to run loose amongst heavily pregnant sheep in fields near Hodnet village.

Allowing pets to do this causes stress to farm animals at all times, but it is especially traumatic for expectant ewes.

The Countryside Code reminds dog owners:

it’s always good practice (and a legal […]

Post Easter Walk

Hodnet Footpath Group have organised another public walk for Sunday 3rd April, meeting at Lyon Hall car park for a 2pm start.

It’s likely that we’ll follow the route outlined in our walk leaflet 2, see this page.

All are welcome to come along. Feel free to bring family and friends – including dogs, but on leads please.

In case […]

Summer Event – Quiz Night


Fund raising Quiz Night at The Bear.

Sunday 8th May 2016, 7:00pm for 7:30pm start.

Proceeds towards Right Royal Picnic Party in the Park on Saturday 11th June 2016.

£3 per person entry fee – Nibbles included – Teams up to 6.

Summer Event – Planning Meeting April 2016

Plans for a Parish Summer event are gathering pace and the planning group is looking forward to Right Royal Picnic Party in the Park which is planned for Saturday 11th June 2016. For more details please see the event’s page.

The next planning meeting is to be held on Tuesday, 12th April 7.30pm at Hodnet Club.

All those with ideas […]

New Parish Plan Published

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In the last few days the Parish Council has published its new Community Led Five Year Parish Plan for Hodnet.

An outline of priorities and objectives along with details of how to obtain copies of the document (either electronic or printed) can be found on this page.

Hodnet & District Garden Club, April 2016

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Our next meeting takes place on Tuesday 19th April at 7.30 pm at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet when Jessica Pannett will present an illustrated talk entitled Glorious Gardens of Britain and Europe.

Refreshments will be served after the meeting, and all are welcome to attend what promises to be an enjoyable and interesting presentation. Meetings are free of charge during […]

Staying Connected

“Staying Connected” was the title of a meeting held on Friday 11 March 2016 at the Lyon Hall, to inform local people about two projects aimed at helping those in danger of becoming socially isolated to maintain links and stay connected within their own communities.

Although a community bus service and and a local befriending scheme may not appear to […]

Antiques Valuation Day – May 2016

Bear with Carriage Clock

From 10.00am – 4.00 pm, Thursday 12 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


Car overturns on Station Road

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The Shropshire Star website has today (5/3/16) published a report of car overturned on Station Road, Hodnet. It states that an adult and two children were in the vehicle at the time but none of them suffered any injuries – though they were examined at the scene by paramedics. Police said they had seatbelts and air-bags to thank.

Fire and […]

Historic Rally Cars passing through Peplow

Classic Mini-Cooper 6R4

Tomorrow, Sat. 5th March 2016, there is an opportunity to see classic cars from the 1960s & 70s as they pass through Peplow between manoeuvrability tests in the area.

The Tour of Cheshire is a championship event organised by the Knutsford & District Motor Club. Entries include Triumph TR4s, Dolomites and 2000s, Mini Coopers, Morris Minor, MG Midget and MGBs, […]