Community Bus Service Boosted By Donation

North Salop Wheelers Fleet

North Salop Wheelers, whose growing fleet is pictured above, have recently been the beneficiaries of a £45,000 grant to help them provide an essential service to residents without their own means of transport. The grant was awarded by the Morgan Foundation, which offers support to charities across North Wales, Merseyside, West Cheshire and North Shropshire.

Accepting the grant, John Harrison […]

2 Days of Roadworks by Hodnet School

Roadworks Sign – the website which reports on local roadworks has publicised two days of disruption on Shrewsbury Street in Hodnet. The work is due to start tomorrow, Monday 19 December 2016, and last for 2 days.

The details, which can be found here, include that work is being carried out by Severn Trent Water and will be located opposite Hodnet […]

Shropshire’s Big Conversation continues

UPDATE (2): In a further post (17/2/17) the Council have let it be known that the “Closing date for the survey is Sunday 12 March 2017.” They do not say if this is because so far very few residents have responded, the quoted number “over 220” suggests that is could well be the reason for both these extensions.

UPDATE: On […]

Peplow Community Walk – January 2017

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 8th January – Grinshill

Meet at 1.00pm in the Corbet Wood car park (Grid. Ref. SJ525237). [Confirmed]

All ages welcome.

In case of forecasted bad weather please check here (or phone Randall on 01952-540970) between 11.00am and 12.00 noon on the day.

See our page for more information about the Peplow Community Group.


Wollerton – Expected traffic and power disruption

On Monday 12th Dec work is planned to take place on completing the replacement of electricity poles and overhead wires alongside the old A53 in Wollerton – just past the Mill Road crossroads heading towards Market Drayton.

The work will take place between 0900 — 1600 and is said to involve traffic light control, so some delays to traffic can […]

Keep Your Poultry Safe!


UPDATE: 16 December 2016

This afternoon the BBC reported that H5N8 strain of avian flu has been diagnosed in a flock of 5000 turkeys at a farm in Louth, Lincolnshire. Defra’s announcement states, “All birds at the premises have died or will be humanely culled to limit the risk of disease spread.”

Public Health England (PHE) said the risk to […]

Dog Lost in Wollerton

We have been contacted this morning (3/12/16) by Maureen Coxon whose dog, Ella, has gone missing whilst she was being looked after in Wollerton.

Ella, who went missing on 28th November, is a German Wirehaired Pointer, brown and white. She is quite a timid dog.

Ella’s collar has Maureen’s phone number on it, 07702-269537, and she is also micro-chipped.

Maureen […]