Marchamley BBQ – Report & Pictures

We had an extremely successful gathering on 10th September, 2017 in Marchamley despite the short lived but heavy thunderstorms. Nearly 90 local people gathered in the marquee in the field adjoining Marchamley Club. We enjoyed tea and cake in the afternoon courtesy of the excellent cake makers in the area.

Children took part in a range of games including splat […]

Hodnet Medical Practice – Half Day Closure 4 Oct 17

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Practice has announced on its website that:

The Practice will be closed for the afternoon of Wednesday 4th October 2017 for mandatory training. If you require urgent medical assistance which cannot wait until the Practice reopens on Thursday morning, please call Shropdoc on 0333 222 66 55.


BootCamp Comes to Hodnet

Recently the Parish Council gave permission to Emily Benson, of Beyond Fitness, to run a weekly

BootCamp on the Recreation Ground. They will take place at 9:15 on Thursday mornings.

Emily says, “I am a fully qualified and insured fitness instructor and level 3 personal trainer. I have almost 20 years personal fitness experience and offer personal training in the […]

Flu Clinics Start 9th October 2017

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre has announced on its website that this winter’s Flu Vaccination Clinics will start on Monday 9th October. The full announcement reads:

Flu is a highly infectious illness that spreads rapidly through the coughs and sneezes of people who are carrying the virus. For most people, flu is an unpleasant illness, but it’s not serious. If you are […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club: 17th October 2017

Hodnet & District Garden Club

After a beautifully illustrated presentation by Jim Almond last month on “Bulbs all year round”, the Garden Club’s programme continues on Tuesday October 17th with the Annual General Meeting, followed by a talk from Anne Harrison on “Plants for Difficult Places”. Anne taught for many years at Reaseheath College and should have interesting and helpful information to share with all […]

Peplow Community Walk – October 2017

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 8th October –Hodnet Walk 2 (North Circular – Long Lane Walk)

Approximately 4 miles (2 hours).

Meet at the Lyon Hall, 2:15 for 2:30pm.

All ages welcome.

In case of forecasted wet weather please check here (or phone Randall on 01952-540970) between after 12:30pm on the day.

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


Healthy Hodnet Event – 24th Oct. 2017

Hodnet Medical Centre’s Patient Participation Group are putting on a free drop-in Health & Wellbeing event at the Lyon Hall on 24th October, 10.00am – 2.00pm, in conjunction with Shropshire Council.

Publicity will be posted around the area shortly – click image to download a PDF version.

A range of organisations will be represented including Diabetes UK, Help 2 […]

Cast Iron Urns Stolen from Marchamley

West Mercia Police Logo

On Friday 15 Sept, Market Drayton Safer Neighbourhood Team Tweeted a report of two ornamental urns being stolen from a property in Marchamley.

2 cast iron urns stolen frm outside a house in Rookery Lane, Marchamley. They are painted white & approx. 4ft tall. Have any info? Call 101.

— Market Drayton SNT (@MDraytonCops) September 15, 2017

Please get in touch with them if you have any information.

Mill Road, Wollerton Closure: 19-21 Sep. 17

Roadworks Sign

According to an item on Mill Road, Wollerton will be closed for up to 3 days from Tuesday 19th Sept.

The closure will be located adjacent to Laburnum Villa, and is to allow new water connections to be installed. The work will be carried out by Severn Trent Water.

A diversion route will be signed for those wishing to […]

Can you help with a “History of Hodnet” week at Hodnet School?

Hodnet School is holding a “History of Hodnet” week beginning on Monday 16th October.

It will involve all the pupils in the school and the teachers are asking local people to contribute to it in a number of ways.

They are looking for local people’s memories, photos, artifacts and memorabilia that they might be able to borrow to add interest […]

Community Pharmacy Survey

Shropshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board has launched a survey to help shape the future of pharmacy services in the county. The public consultation, which closes on Saturday 30 September, asks people their views on their local pharmacy provision with the aim of shaping the Shropshire Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) report.

The PNA is a statutory requirement of local authority Health […]