Horsebox overturns into field

Horsebox in field 1

Around 1.00pm today, Monday 29 May 2017, a horsebox being towed towards Wellington on the A442 in Peplow, came unhooked from the vehicle towing it and overturned into a field. The trailer did not contain any animals, but at the time was being used to transport equipment. Thankfully, the box did not collied with any other vehicle and no-one was […]

Peplow Community Walk – June 2017

Wednesday 14th June – An evening walk in the local area.

Meet at 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start by Peplow Chapel.

All ages welcome.

In case of forecasted wet weather please check here (or phone Randall on 01952-540970) between 6:00 & 6:30pm on the day.

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


Sunday walks and social event in Marchamley

Marchamley Bluebells and Tree

On Sunday 4th June we have arranged a couple of guided walks in Marchamley – one taking less than an hour and the other somewhat longer. Local landowners have given permission for the walks giving a chance to explore places normally closed to the public. The route includes many historical features which were highlighted in the Marchamley Mysteries photographic exhibition […]

Wollerton Village Garden Trail – June 2017

On the afternoon of Sunday 4th June, a number of gardens will be open to visitors in Wollerton and the surrounding area.

The trail starts from Wollerton Village Room, where teas will also be served.

Those wishing to visit the gardens are asked to arrive between 12:00 noon and 5:00pm.

More information available from Sue Lea, 01630 638142 or email.


Rookery Lane Closure from 16 May 2017

Roadworks Sign

According to Shropshire Council’s Road Closure Details For Week Commencing 13 May 2017 bulletin, Rookery Lane, Marchamley will be closed from Tuesday 16 May for up to 28 days.

The closure will be effective between 08:00 and 17:30 each day, though it is not clear if this includes weekends. The reason given for the closure is “Resurfacing and civils”.

Pedestrian/dismounted […]

Family Treasure Hunt

Friends of Hodnet School are organising a Treasure Hunt.

Saturday 13th May starting from Hodnet Primary School.

£10 per family and this includes a treat for the children.

Start any time between 10am and 1pm.

There is a short route for toddlers and a longer route for older children,

We look forward to seeing you.

More information: Vicki Caldwell email


Family Barbeque Marchamley










On Sunday 10th September we are holding a big BBQ at Marchamley Club. There will be a marquee in the adjoining field with lots of children’s games and sports activities. We are providing the tables chairs and organising music till 930pm. From 2pm onwards there will be tea, coffee and […]

Word Games Night at Marchamley Club

Do you like Call My Bluff, Just a Minute, Scattergories, Taboo?

Then come to our fun word games night at Marchamley Club.

Bring a team of six or join in with others.

7.00 for 7.30pm on Friday 12th May.

Buffet included.

Adults £5 and children are free.