Country Walk: Sun 3rd Sept

With the weather improving (at least slightly!), Hodnet Footpath Group invite anyone who would like to join them to come along on Sunday Sept 3rd for a circular walk (Hodnet Walk Leaflet 6) from Hodnet to Fauls and back.

Note. If you only wish to do half of it, you could leave a car at Fauls in advance (By the […]

LJC: Public Meeting to Discuss Car Park Charges

The Parish Clerk has been informed that the Market Drayton and Rural Areas Local Joint Committee has arranged a public meeting to discuss the proposed rise in and restructuring of car park charges in Shropshire.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday 13th September, starting at 7:00pm. The venue is the Festival Drayton Centre, Market Drayton.

If you have any […]

Marchamley Mysteries Walk – June 2017

On Sunday 4th June about 30 local people joined a walk around Marchamley. We spent a great afternoon wandering around the Marchamley Mysteries – the Ginny ring, ancient motte and Bailey, etc.

Sandwiches, tea and cakes were provided at Marchamley Club. Children were welcomed and entertained with craft tables and activities. We chalked up one more successful get together.

Heather […]

Marchamley BBQ – Sept. 10th 2017

Everyone is talking about the forthcoming BBQ which will be held at Marchamley Club and in the adjoining field. Plans are taking shape; posters are up and 140 flyers are being delivered door to door.

Local people are pitching in, contributing the marquee, tables, chairs, plates and cutlery and a generator for the music.

We have a planning meeting at […]

Two days of Roadworks on the A442

Roadworks Sign

Roadworks.org has announced two days of traffic disruption on the A442. Last Wednesday BT operated a traffic light system to allow work on underground cables between The Avenue and the A53. According to the announcement it is estimated that the additional work will be carried out over today and tomorrow (14 & 15 Aug. 17), between 9:30am and 3:30pm.

The […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club: September meeting

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next meeting will take place on Tuesday 19th September at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet at 7:30pm, when we look forward to an illustrated talk by Jim Almond of the Alpine Garden Society on the subject of “Bulbs the Year Round”.

Jim is an excellent speaker as well as a very knowledgeable plantsman and a keen photographer, so it […]

Car Overturns in Hopton

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service attended a road traffic accident in Hopton yesterday evening (31 July 2017).

According to the Incident Report on their website, they received a call at about 8:30pm reporting the collision. Fire appliances from Hodnet and Wem went to the location of the accident, along with an Operations Officer.

The report states that one car had […]