New Telephone System for Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre

Update Sept. 2018: This work has been delayed – more details here.

Patients at Hodnet Medical Centre may wish to be aware of the following information which has just been posted on the Practice website:

A new telephone system is scheduled to be installed at Hodnet Medical Centre week beginning Monday 30th July. The migration from the old network provider […]

Hodnet Parish Council – Planning application meeting

Hodnet Parish Council members are meeting on 26th July to consider recent planning applications. the meeting will be held at Lyon Hall, starting at 7.30 pm

Formal Notice of Closure of Ellerdine Branch Surgery

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre’s website carried the following announcement on 18th July regarding the formal closure of the branch surgery at Ellerdine:

Dear Patient/Householder,


The practice formally applied to NHS England to close the Ellerdine surgery with effect from 31st May 2016. The branch surgery has not actually functioned since March […]

Car Vandalised at Roundabout

Local residents may have noticed over the weekend a Ford Focus, with a collapsed offside front wheel, left on the verge at the A53/A442 roundabout. On Saturday 14 July the only visible damage was the wheel, by the following afternoon however the rear window and the front passenger window side window had been smashed (see image).

The damage has […]

Grass and Hedgerow Fires in High Hatton

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

We are all aware of the dangers of fires in this dry and hot weather. Yesterday, Sunday 15 July, Shropshire Fire and Rescue were called to a grass fire in Green Lane, High Hatton. Their incident report states that they were called to the incident at 12:48pm. Four fire appliances were mobilised from Hodnet, Market Drayton and Wellington.

On arrival […]

Cat Missing in Hodnet – July 2018

Update 6 July: Wally has now handed himself in at home. We have been told he was “Dirty and hungry but absolutely fine”.

Walter (AKA Wally) has gone absent without leave from his home near the Bear Inn, Hodnet.

His owner writes, “Walter (Wally) is a small three year old male tabby, neutered and micro-chipped but not wearing a collar. […]

Parish Council Meeting – August 2018

The next Parish Council meeting will be held on 2nd August 2018, at the Lyon Hall, starting at 7.30 pm

Happy Tots At Hodnet Church

10am – 11.30am on alternate Fridays in St Luke’s Church, Hodnet

Play, arts, crafts, stories, songs and games for children to enjoy!

Chance for adults to have a chat and a drink whilst your children play.

The first “Happy Tots” session will be on Friday 6th July and will meet throughout the school summer holidays – 6 & 20 July, […]

Peplow Community Walk – July 2018

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 8th July

PLEASE NOTE: Change of time, to avoid the heat of the day!

Coundmoor near Cressage

Meet at 9:45am for 10:00am

Park by Mosterley Farm.

All ages welcome.

Given the present hot weather there seems little point in our usual “wet weather” check – though we had not considered the heat! However if you are planning to join […]

Wanted: Someone to Deliver the Messenger

Drayton Messenger June 2018

Could you deliver the Drayton Messenger to homes in Hodnet?

(Do you like walking and would like to get paid for it?)

The next issue of the Messenger comes out in September and we are looking for someone local to deliver. We also have a leaflet drop in July.

The work is offered on a self employed basis. The Messenger […]