Shropshire Libraries Consultation – Updated

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The day this consultation was due to close Shropshire Council announced here that the deadline has been extended by a week until Friday 13th Oct. The page adds, “This is due to a technical problem beyond our control, with our online survey tool, which is affecting responses being submitted.”

The “Get Involved” page on the Council’s website has been carrying […]

Local visits for Garden Club

Garden Club Visit July 2017

Hodnet & District Garden Club take advantage of the summer months to include some “out and about” items in their monthly programme.

June saw them visiting Drayton Fields Farm at Wollerton. Mrs Louise Roberts, who had opened her garden for the NGS Open Gardens Scheme the previous weekend, kindly hosted a private visit and refreshments for the Garden Club on […]

Theft of a Trailer from Peplow Farm

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West Mercia Police have reported in their latest crime report for North Shropshire the theft of a trailer from Peplow earlier this week. The Ifor Williams trailer was stolen from a farm in The Avenue, between 8.45pm Mon 24 July 2017 and 6am the following morning. Anyone with information that they believe may be connected to this incident, is asked […]

Hodnet Medical Centre – online prescriptions and appointments

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The Medical Centre is currently encouraging greater uptake of the Patient Access facility, which enables patients to book appointments and order repeat prescriptions on line any time.

Further information can be found on the flyer below, or by enquiring at the surgery:


Book appointments and order repeat prescriptions online any time, day or night with Patient Access


Consultation into proposed parking changes

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Shropshire Newsroom has today (21/7/17) announced a public consultation on the proposal to revised parking arrangements across the county. Whilst no changes are proposed to the Parish Council owned car park in Hodnet, the proposed changes will affect those of us who regularly drive into the nearby market towns of Market Drayton and Whitchurch. The changes will also apply in […]

Rural Broadband Good News!

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Update December 2018 – For the most recent information on local broadband options please go to our dedicated Broadband page.

Whilst areas of Hodnet and Wollerton have benefited from the roll-out of fibre-optic broadband in recent months, other residents are still struggling with low speeds and poor connectivity. Marchamley is apparently too far from the exchange, whilst Peplow suffers from […]

Hodnet Medical Centre – Accessible Information Standard

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Hodnet Medical Centre has today (12/7/17) added a new page to its website which provides information on the Accessible Information Standard. It states:

The Accessible Information Standard aims to make sure that disabled people have access to information that they can understand and any communication support they might need.

Should you have any requirements or know of a patient who […]

National Rural Resident Survey

Shropshire Council is encouraging local residents living in rural areas to make their voices heard at national level. A short online survey is being carried out by the Rural Services Network, which campaigns for a fair deal for rural communities. It is aimed at any individuals aged 15 and over, and closes at midnight on Sunday 23 July 2017. (It […]

Market Drayton Senior Citizens Forum

Market Drayton Senior Citizens Forum is for all senior citizens in the Market Drayton catchment area, not just for those who live in the town. This means they would welcome local residents from the Hodnet area.

Christine Murison, who is a local coordinator and one of the county trustees, writes:

Our Meetings are held at on the first Tuesday of […]

You’re invited out for an Evening Walk

HFG invite you to join them for their annual evening stroll on Wed 12th July.

Meet at the Hodnet Social Club car park at 7.00 pm, from were we will walk down Station Road and pick up the route outlined in our local walks 1 leaflet.

The walk is about 4 miles long and not strenuous. Part is along country […]