Breast Screening

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Practice has this week posted the following information on its website.

All women in the UK aged between 50 and 70 are routinely invited every three years to have a test to detect early breast cancer. The mobile X-ray unit is based at Market Drayton Primary Care Centre. Ladies registered at Hodnet Medical Centre who are eligible for […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club May 2016

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Our next meeting is on Tuesday 17th May at 7.30pm at the Lyon Hall. There has been a change to our previously advertised schedule, and our May get-together will no longer be an open mike event with Garden Club members providing the programme. Instead we welcome Anne Harrison, who will present an illustrated talk entitled “All […]

Lyon Hall Table Top Sale – July 2016

The Lyon Hall, Hodnet are holding a Table Top Sale,

Saturday, July 2nd. 10:00am to 2:00pm

Refreshments available.

The cost for those wishing to sell items will be £5 per table.

To book a table please contact Glenys Comerford on 01630-685661.

Zumba Dance Party

Weekly Zumba fitness sessions are to start at the Lyon Hall on Monday 9th May, from 6.00 to 7.00pm.

Cost £5.00 per session.

For more details please contact Sue Blower, 07813-312492 or email

Also listed on our Weekly Events page.

Reported car fire on A53

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Hodnet Fire Crew were called out to a Road Traffic Collision today (23 April 16), makng this the the second such incident this week. The log entry on the Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service’s website, classes the incident as a “Car Fire”.

The incident involved one saloon car, and no-one was trapped in it. The vehicle made safe by Fire […]

Road Closure Hopton – 25 April 2016

Hopton Road Closure Map

Shropshire Council have announced that a section of the road from Hopton to Lee Brockhurst will be closed for 4 days from this Monday (25 Apr.).

The schedule states, ” West Midland shooting grounds crossroads to junction of Hermitage Lane SY4 4NA” with the work being described as “Laying of BT duct for the BDUK contract”

The diversion route, via […]

Summer Event – Planning Meeting May 2016


Plans for a Parish summer event are gathering pace and the planning group is looking forward to Right Royal Party 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, 3rd May 7.30pm at Hodnet Club.

All those with ideas for the event are […]

Five vehicles in Marchamley collision

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Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service’s website reports a five vehicles collision in Marchamley shortly before 6pm today (19 Apr. 2016).

Four fire appliances, including a Rescue Tender, were deployed following a call received by the control room at 5:55pm. Crews from Hodnet, Prees and Wellington attended the incidents along with an Operations Officer. The Ambulance Service and Police were also […]

A bit of Hodnet’s past comes to light

Recently an old flagon from The Bear Inn has come to light.

You can read more HERE

A good time was had by all

Hodnet Footpath Group Walk 3 April 2016

21 walkers and 3 dogs enjoyed a couple of hours’ fresh air and exercise on Sunday afternoon (3/4/16), on a walk organised by the Hodnet Footpath Group. They went from the Lyon Hall car park up Hearne Lane and over the fields to Long Lane, back down to the old A53 then across to the animal pound at Wollerton. From […]