22 Weeks of Roadworks in Wollerton

Wollerton Road Closure Map Oct 2018 to March 2019

Starting on Monday 29th October 2018 Severn Trent Water [STW] will commence the first of two phases of work to replace the water main on Mill Road and Drayton Road in Wollerton. The two phases are planned to take 13 weeks for the first and 9 weeks for the second. At times sections of both roads will be completely closed, […]

Hodnet Housing Development – Planning Permission Given

Image of updated plans

Between June 2012 and September 2013, this website carried a series of reports on a planning application for 44 dwellings to the east of Shrewsbury Street, Hodnet which involved land between Abbots Way and Station Road. The proposals were initially rejected and an appeal made to the Secretary of State which seemed to have gone missing over time. That was […]

Roadworks Drayton Road, 24 to 26 October 2018

Roadworks Sign

Roadworks.org has published information about three days of potential disruption on Drayton Road (old A53) between Wollerton and Lostford Lane. The notice, including map, can be found here. It reads:

From Drayton Field to Lostford Junction A53, Market Drayton, Shropshire 24 October — 26 October

Delays likely Traffic control (Stop/Go boards)

Works location: Wollerton 30mph to A53 Hodnet Bypass Works […]

Inquisitive New Visitor

Feline Visitor

Wendy has been in touch with the webteam to see if anyone can identify this feline visitor who has been frequenting her garden near The Bear in Hodnet.

The cat seems to know when it’s on to a good thing as it stays around for most of the day and “loves cuddles”. Wendy says, “She has a little tip off […]

Peplow Community Walk – October 2018

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 14th June October

Peplow to High Hatton – circular route.

Approximately 3.0 miles (2 hours)

Meet on The Avenue by the footpath to the north of Bowling Green Farm – Map

2:15pm for 2:30pm.

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads.

In case of bad weather please call Randall on 01952 540970 after 12:30pm on the day.


Parish Council Planning Committee Meeting 18th October 2018

Hodnet Parish Council will hold a Planning Committee meeting on the 18th October to consider four local planning applications. The meeting will take place at the Lyon hall and start at 7.30 pm

All about Bees – Hodnet & District Garden Club, Oct. 2018

Hodnet & District Garden Club

The next Garden Club meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 16th October at the Lyon Hall, Hodnet; 7.00 pm onwards for a 7:30 pm start.

A brief AGM will be followed by a talk entitled All about Bees by Alison Wakeman, an expert on these essential insects. Hear all about their life cycle, how to keep them and how to support […]

BBC2 – Love in The Countryside

Love in the Countryside Flyer

The Parish Clerk has been contacted by a producer at Boundless Productions, who are making a second series of the BBC Two show Love in The Countryside.

They are searching for rural singles who are looking for love but find it difficult to meet potential partners.

The first series was presented by Sara Cox, and is described on their website […]

Hodnet Medical Centre – Extended Access Appointments

Hodnet Medical Centre

On 1st October, 2018 Hodnet Medical Centre became part of a network of practices (known as ‘hubs’) in Shropshire, working together to offer patients ‘Extended Access’ to pre-bookable appointments. These can be in an evening, at the weekend and on bank holidays.

Full information is available on the Extended Access Appointments page on the practice’s website. The basic details are: