Scouts Race Night – November 2016

Charity Race Night

Saturday 19th November

The Lyon Hall, Hodnet Doors open at 6:30pm

Raising funds for 2nd Hodnet Scout Group

Admission £5 each – includes a baked potato & chilli.

Own a horse : Sponsor a race : Raffle

For further information please email

Click here to download a PDF poster

Peplow Community Walk – November 2016

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 13th November

Meet by the Four Alls, Woodseaves, TF9 2AG (Map) for a 1.00pm start.

A circular walk starting and finishing at this popular pub. The route is via Tyrley Locks, the Shropshire Union Canal, Market Drayton and Sandy Lane.

Stretch your legs and explore the surrounding countryside.

All ages welcome and dogs on leads please.

In case of […]

Parish Council Meeting – Dec 16

8th December 2016 7.30pm at Lyon Hall, Hodnet

Wollerton’s Phone Box Threatened

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Shropshire Council is appealing to residents, town councils and parish councils to have their say on a proposal by BT to remove 214 public payphones around the county. Included amongst these is the one on Bean Bank in Wollerton.

In a post on Shropshire Newsroom, the Council states that it is able to:

Object to the removal of the telephony […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club – November 2016

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Our next meeting is on Tuesday Nov 15th at 7.30 pm at the Lyon Hall, when we look forward to an illustrated talk on Japanese Gardens. Our speaker will be Roger Harris, a member of the national committee of the Japanese Garden Society who has visited gardens in Japan and on the west coast of America.

Refreshments will be served […]

Flu Vaccinations 2016/17

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Hodnet Medical Centre has recently published on its website a reminder that it is Flu Vaccination season again.

The post reminds people that “Flu is a highly infectious illness that spreads rapidly through the coughs and sneezes of people who are carrying the virus.” It the lists the follow people who are eligible to receive a free flu jab:


Antiques Valuation Day – November 2016

Bear with Carriage Clock

From 10.00am – 4.00 pm, Thursday 10 Novemeber, 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


HFG: New Years Day ‘cobweb remover’ walk & Programme of walks – 2016 -17

Having spent a few years improving local walks, we recently decided we should try to walk them more regularly – and invite others to join us. We’ve therefore planned a walk programme, as below, which will be updated/separately announced as details are confirmed (TBC) and dates become closer.

All walks are on a Sunday and start at 10.00 AM, unless […]

Shropshire Choices

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Shropshire Newsroom recently ran an article about the Council’s ongoing commitment in a time of austerity to the provision of adult social care, particularly ensuring support for our most frail and elderly residents.

Shropshire is a large and sparsely populated county with a disproportionately older population which is higher than the national average – 23% of residents in […]