Road Works 27 & 28 Feb 2017

Roadworks Sign

The roadworks.org website has posted notices of two sets of works in our area which are to be carried out today and tomorrow (27 & 28 Feb. 17).

The one with potentially the highest impact is located on A53 at Espley Roundabout. It involves the upgrade of a “pole” by Vodafone and expected to take place over two days. Traffic […]

Peplow Community Walk – March 2017

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 12th March – A circular walk at Lyth Hill Country Park

Meet at 2.00pm at the car park nearest Bayston Hill [SJ477072]

All ages welcome.

Please note: there is additional parking on the unmade section of Upper Pulley Lane, but because of the popularity of the area those joining us for this walk are encouraged to share vehicles where […]

Doris raises the roof in Peplow

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Yesterday’s (23/2/17) weather news was dominated by the dangers of the storm named Doris by the Met Office. The saddest reported incident was the death of a woman after she was hit by debris falling on to a street in Wolverhampton. In Stoke-on-Trent a woman in her sixties was taken to hospital after she was hit on the head by […]

CANCELLED – VILLAGE WALK – Around Fauls

WELL, WE’VE MANAGED [AGAIN!] TO CHOOSE ONE OF THE WORST DAYS FOR A WALK – AND WITH IT BEING SO POOR AND FORECAST TO CONTINUE ALL DAY WE’VE CANCELLED IT.

HERE’S HOPING FOR BETTER WEATHER AT EASTER WHEN WE’VE ANOTHER PLANNED – DETAILS FROM LINK BELOW, BUT THEY’LL BE A FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENT NEARER THE TIME

Hodnet Footpath Group have […]

Parish Council Grants

Hodnet Parish Council

Hodnet Parish Council has recently published details of how local community groups, clubs and charities can apply for funding for projects. They are writing to such groups to provide them with the relevant information, but the Application Form and Guidance Notes have also been added to this website.

Full details of the Community Grants Fund 2017/18 can be found on […]

Roadworks between Wollerton & Lostford – 17 to 20 Feb. 2017

Roadworks Sign

Two sets of roadworks, being carried out over the next few days, affecting the Wollerton and Lostford areas have been announced on Roadworks.org. Both are being carried out by BT and seem to be connected.

One announcement describes work taking place between 17 and 20 February (estimated), which is expected to have a moderate impact on journey times, with traffic […]

Have you lost a mobile phone?

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A local resident has contacted us to say that over the weekend they found a mobile phone which someone must have dropped.

The phone, which is not a smart phone, was on the old road which runs parallel to the A53 (Hodnet bypass). This is the road from the junction for Stoke-on-Tern which runs past Heathbrook, and in the past […]

A Busy Day for Hodnet’s Fire Crew – 9/2/17

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Today (9 Feb. 17) Hodnet’s Fire Crew were called out twice.

The first incident was in response to a chimney fire in a house on the Crescent in Station Road.

Following a call received just before 12:30pm the Shropshire Fire and rescue Service received a call reporting a Chimney Fire in Hodnet. A total of four fire appliances, including the […]

Hodnet Parish Council Elections

Hodnet Parish Council Elections

Chris Mackie, Chairman of Hodnet Parish Council, writes:

Help make the Hodnet Area a better place to live.

In May this year there will be an excellent opportunity for a number of local residents to make a real difference by helping your community in a worthwhile and rewarding way

The Parish Council is comprised of ordinary people who live […]