Parish Council Meeting – Aug 16

4th August 2016 7.30pm at Lyon Hall, Hodnet

Coffee Morning at Highway Farm

Coffee Morning Highway Farm

Supporting the Midlands Air Ambulance

Monday 20th June 2016, 10:30am to 12:30pm

Highway Farm House, Peplow. TF9 3JU

By kind permission of Rhydian & Juliet Scurlock-Jones

All welcome – Entrance Free

Local produce and crafts stalls. Raffle and Tombola.


Footpath Group competition winners

Female Common Glow Worm - © David Savory

Hodnet Footpath Group were pleased to see plenty of people visiting their stall on Saturday at the Right Royal Party.

Winners in their ‘Spot the Swan’ competition were as follows:

1st prize: 2 umbrellas (how appropriate!) – won by the Coopers of Marchamley, who selected the exact square ‘K3’ on the grid of Wollerton Wetlands. 2nd prize: an OS map […]

Peplow Community Walk – June 2016

Boy & Girl Walking

Wednesday 29th June

Meet by the Chapel by 7:30pm

A walk in the Peplow area.

In case of bad weather please call Randall on 01952 540970 after 5:30pm on the day.

Medical Centre – Half Day Closure: 21 June 2016

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre has announced that the surgery will closed on Tuesday 21st June from 12.30pm.

The post on their website reads:

The surgery will be closed for half a day on: Tuesday 21st June from 12.30pm

To allow all Practice staff to take part in a protected learning time training session. All surgeries within the North Shropshire area will […]

Antiques Valuation Day – July 2016

Bear with Carriage Clock

From 10.00am – 4.00 pm, Thursday 14 July, 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


Fire causes power failure

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Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service report on their website, that a fire at Little Bolas damaged an overhead electricity cable. At around 3:05pm on Saturday 4th June, they received a call reporting a fire involving rubbish and a hedgerow, which was also affecting the power cable.

Hodnet Fire crew attended the scene and extinguished the fire using a dry powder […]

HFG Summer Events

The Hodnet Footpath Group have three ‘public’ events lined up over the summer.

1st – 11th June: We are attending the Right Royal Party on Hodnet Rec. We’ll have a group display/information and a competition to enter. Come and see what we do/have done and meet the crew!

2nd – 22nd June: Evening visit to/stroll around the ‘Wollerton Wetlands’. Meet […]