Healthy Hodnet – a worthwhile event

On Tues 24th Oct Hodnet Medical Centre Patient Participation Group, in conjunction with Shropshire Council Community Enablement Officers, hosted a successful health & well-being drop-in event at the Lyon Hall in Hodnet. Billed as “an event to showcase what is available to help you keep healthy”, the organisers sought to provide a range of useful information and encourage people […]

St Luke’s film night, Nov 2017

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St. Luke’s, Hodnet have recently started holding film nights on the first Wednesday of the month. At 7pm on Weds 1st Nov there will be a free showing of “Goodnight, Mr Tom” in the church, and everyone is welcome to attend.

The film is based on a children’s novel of 1981 by English author Michelle Magorian. Set during World War […]

Facebook page for Patient Group

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Patient Participation Groups are a requirement for every medical practice in England. The function of such groups varies according to practice and locality, but one of their aims is to help medical centres communicate with their patients about new patient directives such as the flu jab.

The new ‘Hodnet Medical Centre Patient Participation Group’ Facebook page has been […]

Peplow Community Walk – November 2017

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 12th November

Ercall Woods near The Wrekin Approximately 3.5 miles (2 hours)

Meet at 1:15pm for 1:30pm

Park opposite the Buckatree Hotel – Map

All ages welcome.

In case of forecasted wet weather please check here (or phone Randall on 01952-540970) after 11:30am on the day.

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


Updated: Espley Roundabout – 2 Weeks of Roadworks

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UPDATE Sunday, 19 Nov. 2017: By 6pm tonight all the machinery, signs and cones had been removed from Espley Roundabout and new white lines painted on new surface. The only things which remained were the large flashing signs warning of delays – it seems no one knew how to switch them off!

Local residents may have seen the signs recently […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club

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Tuesday 21st Nov is the date of the final meeting of this year’s programme. We shall meet at the Lyon Hall at 7.30 pm for an in-house presentation on the theme of Holly, Ivy and Mistletoe – the cultivation of these items of winter greenery, as well as myths and legends associated with them.

As usual light refreshments will be […]

Shrewsbury Relief Road – Any Thoughts?

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Shropshire Council have this week announced a consultation on the proposed route for the long awaited Shrewsbury North West Relief Road (NWRR). Following the last such consultation (2010) the Council have secured funding for the construction of the “Oxon Link Road” originally proposed as part of the NWRR. The Council is now preparing to submit a funding bid to take […]

Public Walk – Cancelled

Please note: this walk has been cancelled due to wet weather.

Hodnet Footpath Group have been drafting a new walk leaflet for a nice route connecting Peplow Chapel and Stoke on Tern Church, and we plan to ‘road test’ this with a public walk on Sunday 5th November.

We shall meet by Peplow Chapel [roadside parking] at 10am and do […]

Don’t miss the Healthy Hodnet event

It’s not long now until the Health & Wellbeing drop-in event at the Lyon Hall on Tuesday 24th October, from 10am-2pm.

The Patient Participation Group have been busy distributing publicity around the area served by Hodnet Medical Centre, and are hoping that plenty of people will come along to find out more about a variety of different groups and organisations.


Egg Vandalism in Hodnet

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The Shropshire Star has reported here and here that police have had to speak to children and their parents about a series of egg throwing incidents. While the majority of these seem to have been in Market Drayton, the second report states that a similar incident has occurred in Hodnet.

Residents have complained that a group of people have been […]

Roadworks on A442 – 10 & 11 October 2017

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Regular users of the A442 towards Wellington will be aware of the ongoing works by the junction for Little Bolas just north of the county border with Telford and Wrekin. Details of the work and a map of its location can be found on

The work, which is to enable the refurbishment of Sandyford Culvert under the A442, has […]