Theft from Wollerton Garden

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Yesterday the Shropshire Star published a report with the headline, Bird bath and bench stolen from garden near Market Drayton. The report is based on a Tweet by Market Drayton SNT published on Tuesday.

The Tweet reads:

Between 21st Nov + 23rd Nov, £350 worth of garden furniture was taken from a property in Wollerton. Items taken- metal/iron garden bench, […]

Peplow Community Walk – December 2018

Sunday 9th December

Peplow to Petsey Farm – Hodnet Walk 9

Meet at The Chapel at 1:15pm for 1:30pm (prompt start)

Download leaflet of route. Linear walk returning by same route – about 2½ hours in total.

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads (note: some sections are muddy and there are likely to be farm animals in […]

Two Incidents of Sheep Worrying in Peplow

Please Keep Me On A Lead

In the last few days there have been two incidents of uncontrolled dogs worrying sheep in Peplow. In one incident three sheep drowned when they were pushed into the River Tern. The sheep were also pregnant so at least six animals died as a result of this lack of care and concern.

Dog owners are reminded that it is legal […]

Up to Ten Days of Disruption on Drayton Rd – Nov/Dec 2018

Roadworks Sign has published information about work on Drayton Road, between Hodnet and Wollerton which will cause disruption for “up to 10 days.”

The two notices, which seem to relate to the same BT cabling project, have small differences in their descriptions so both are copied below:

Drayton Road, Hodnet, Shropshire 26 November — 07 December

Delays likely Traffic control (two-way […]

Wollerton Water Main Replacement – Update: 23 November 2018

Wollerton Road Closure Map Oct 2018 to March 2019

For full information about 22 Weeks of Roadworks in Wollerton please see the main story.

Update: 23 Nov. 2018

The following update has been sent to the webteam by Samantha Pedley, Amey Customer Liaison Officer. Amey are the contractors carrying out the work for Severn Trent Water.

Mill Rd, Wollerton

Things are progressing on schedule with another 260mm of watermain […]

Commonwealth War Graves Commission talk for Garden Club: November 2018

Hodnet & District Garden Club

Hodnet & District Garden Club’s final meeting of the year will take the form of a bring and share supper with a presentation about the Commonwealth War Graves Commission from member David Smither. The meeting will take place in the Lyon Hall, Hodnet on Tuesday 20th Nov at 7.30 pm – doors open from 7.00. Visitors are very welcome (£2 […]

Parish Council Planning Meeting

The Parish Council will be holding a meeting of the Planning Committee on 22nd November at the Lyon Hall to consider applications affecting Peplow Hall and Wollerton Old Hall.

Wollerton Water Main Replacement – Update: 9 November 2018

Wollerton Road Closure Map Oct 2018 to March 2019

We have previously reported on 22 Weeks of Roadworks in Wollerton. Today (9/11) the webteam have been provided with the following update by Samantha Pedley, Amey Customer Liaison Officer. Amey are the contractors carrying out the work for Severn Trent Water.

Mill Rd, Wollerton

You may have noticed we have started at the crossroads end of Mill Road, this was […]

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Public Meeting

at Peplow Chapel

Thursday 29th November 2018,

Prompt start 7.30pm

A representative from ‘Airband’ will be discussing the demands & needs of our rural communities.


Contact: Randall Hardy 01952-540970, Louise Morris 01630-685280 or by email

Organised with the support of Peplow Community Group


Walk Leaflets – Expanded/Updated range now available


Quiz and Presentation Evening

Wollerton Bowls and Social Club

Friday 16th November, 7:30pm

At our clubhouse on Mill Road, Wollerton.

Maximum number in teams – 4.

Come as a team or join in with others when you arrive.

Entry fee – £1 per team member.

Winning team will be awarded half the total entry fees as their prize.

Trophies from our in-house competitions will […]

Digger Blaze in Kenstone

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

Yesterday, 5 November, 2018 Shropshire fire and Rescue Service received at call at 2:45pm to what was initially described as a LGV fire. According to the incident report on their website, the fire was found to be in the engine compartment of a digger. The crews used breathing apparatus and a hose reel jet to tackle it.

Crews from Hodnet […]

Theft and Attempted Theft in Peplow

West Mercia Police Logo

West Mercia Police have published a report on their website of two recent incidents in Peplow.

The first occurred on Wednesday, 24 October, when a farm outbuilding in Peplow, was broken into. Three tractor batteries were taken, staddle stones were also stolen from the garden and lead was removed from an old porch. There were also reports of a cream […]

Peplow Community Walk – November 2018

Boy & Girl Walking

Sunday 11th November

Wetlands and Helshaw Grange – Hodnet Walk 5

Meet at the Village Rooms Wollerton at 1:15pm for 1:30pm.

Meet by Wollerton Village Room.

Download leaflet of route.

Children welcome, as also are dogs on leads (note: some high styles to cross).

In case of bad weather please call Randall on 01952 540970 after 11:30pm on the […]

Hodnet Medical Centre – Half Day Closure, 22 Nov 18

Hodnet Medical Centre

Hodnet Medical Centre will be closed for the afternoon on Thursday 22 November 2018. The announcement in the Practice News section of the Centre’s website reads:

The surgery will be closed for half a day on Thursday 22nd November 2018 from 12.30pm to allow all Practice staff to take part in a protected learning time training session. All surgeries within […]