More Openreach Roadworks – 30 Apr to 1 May 2018

Roadworks Sign have published details of a further set of roadworks on Drayton Rd, this time adjacent to the junction with Hearne Lane. There are two items listed on their website, both relating to the same operation.

Drayton Road, Hodnet, Shropshire 30 April — 01 May

Delays likely Traffic control (multi-way signals)

Works location: From outside 4 to outside 11 , […]

New ‘Nostalgia Photos’ emerge

Courtesy Shropshire Star

Recent perusal of a (2003) copy of a Shropshire Star book ‘Pictures from the Past’ (borrowed from Market Drayton’s library), revealed two interesting local photos, as shown below.

They are reproduced here courtesy of the Shropshire Star Newspaper.

1965: Hodnet school children being escorted across Drayton Road (by Mrs Wilma Owen) to have their lunch at the Lyon […]

Hodnet & District Garden Club: May 2018

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next meeting of the Garden Club is on Tuesday 15th May at 7.30pm at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet.

The hall will be open from 7pm, and the speaker will be Sue Clarke, on the topic of Hardy Geraniums. She will bring some plants for sale, and offers an identification service if you bring a leaf and flower for her […]

Yet more roadworks on old A53 – April 2018

Roadworks Sign

Following on from the recent announcement of up to three days of delays in Hodnet, have now added information about further work by Openreach at Lostford Bridge. Their email alert reads:

Drayton Field to Lostford Junction A53, Market Drayton 24 April — 27 April

Delays likely Traffic control (two-way signals)

Works location: From 70m East of Lostford Bridge to […]

Roadworks Drayton Road – 23 to 25 April 2018

Roadworks Sign has announced up to three days of delays in Hodnet. Their email alert reads:

Drayton Road, Hodnet, Shropshire 23 April — 25 April

Delays likely Traffic control (two-way signals)

Works location: From 11m North East of Hearne Lane junction to outside 11, DRAYTON ROAD

Works description: To locate and clear blockages in verge on BT network Responsibility for works: […]

Parish Council Community Grants – Update April 2018

In his Annual Report, Chris Mackie, Chairman of Hodnet Parish Council, advised the Annual Parish Meeting that ‘one of our prime objectives over the last 12 months had been developing and then implementing the process of distributing community grants’.

The availability of funds was publicised locally last year on this website and elsewhere, and grant application forms were provided to […]

Peplow Community Walk – May 2018

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 13th May – A walk in the Lee Brockhurst area.

Approximately 3.5 miles (2.5 hours)

Meet at 1:45pm for 2:00pm, over the bridge from the A49 [SJ548267].

All ages welcome.

In case of forecasted bad weather please check here (or phone Randall on 01952-540970) between 12.00 & 1:00pm on the day.

See our page for more information about the […]

CANCELLED Hodnet & District Garden Club April 2018

Hodnet & District Garden Club

CANCELLED Due to unforeseen circumstances this meeting has had to be cancelled at short notice. Sorry for any inconvenience.

The next Garden Club meeting will take place on Tuesday, 17th April at 7.30 pm at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet. The hall will be open from 7.00 and the theme of the evening will be “Favourite Gardens Remembered”.


Free ‘Give Bowls a Go’ Sessions

From Saturday 14 April, Wollerton Bowls Club is offering free sessions to anyone who would like to try crown green bowls. The sessions are taking place on Saturday afternoons between 2.00 to 4.00pm. They are planned to continue every week through May and June. The club is located in Mill Road, Wollerton, TF9 3NE.

The sessions are designed for anyone […]

Medical Practice Half Day Closure – 17 April 2018

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Practice has recently announced that the surgery will be closed on the afternoon of Tuesday 17 April. The notice, which can be found on the home page of the Practice’s website reads:

Half Day Closure 17.04.2018

Half day closure The surgery will be closed for half a day on: Tuesday 17th April 2018 from 12.30pm To allow all […]

Roadworks Wollerton Crossroads – 10 April 2018

Roadworks Sign has announced multiple roadworks tomorrow (Tuesday 10 April) in the area of Wollerton Crossroads. The four notices refer to:

Wollerton Crossroads to Drayton Fields; Drayton Road End of to Crossroads Wollerton – wrongly described as the A53 Mill Road, Wollerton Wood Lane, Wollerton

Delays are likely because traffic control is being managed by multi-way signals.

The reason for the […]

Hodnet Parish Council Meeting – May 2018

Thursday 3rd May 2018

at The Lyon Hall, Hodnet

starting at 7.30 pm