Month: May 2014

Charity Antique Valuation Day – May 2014

Free valuation Day at The Bear Inn, Hodnet.
From 10am – 4 pm, Thursday 15th May.
Free valuations of collectables, jewellery, ceramics and any other Antiques.
Hansons and The Bear Inn both support the Midlands Air Ambulance Service so donations can be made on the day.
We can also accept items into the forthcoming Hansons Auctions. The next valuation day is Thursday 10 th April.
For more information please telephone 01630-685214 or email

2nd Hodnet Scout Group – A.G.M

 The Cub Scout moto 'Be prepared'2nd Hodnet Scout Group

Annual General Meeting

Tuesday 13th May 7.30 p.m


The 2nd Hodnet Scout Group Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday 13th May at 7.30 p.m at the scout hut on Hearne Lane in Hodnet.

Please feel free to come along, have a cup of tea and find out what’s been going on over the past year and what is planned for the future.

We are looking for more parents to join the committee as general members. The aim of the committee is to support the leaders who do a fantastic job organising activities for the children to enjoy. The committee meet 4 times a year and run fundraising events when required. 

The scout group needs  you, so please come along  and help support your local youth.

Andrew Lockley, chairman, 2nd Hodnet Scout Group

Shropshire Council Compost Bin Offer 2014

Compost Bin OfferShropshire Council has this week announced its compost bin offer for 2014.
A post on the Shropshire Newsroom gives details of the ‘buy one get one half price’ offer. The offer is part of International Compost Awareness Week (5 to 11 May 2014), seeks to encourage more residents to get composting with a special ‘share and save’ offer on home composting bins.
On top of the already discounted price of compost bins means when two units are ordered at the same time they will cost just £14.98 each plus delivery. This represents a saving of over 60% on the RRP of £39.
Details of which compost bins are included in the offer can be found here on the Shropshire page of the website.

Lyon Hall Centenary Ceilidh

To celebration the centenary of The Lyon Hall a Ceilidh will be held on July 12th. 2014 from 7pm to 11pm.

Music by the Tern Valley Tinkers with  caller Arthur Barnet.
£10 per ticket to include a light supper. A licensed bar will be available.
For more more information please contact Janice Parker: 01630-685531 or email.
Lyon Hall website.

Hawkstone Hall Summer Open Day 2014

Hawkstone Hall


Saturday 14th June 2014, 12noon – 5pm
Visit the Beautiful House and Gardens at Hawkstone Hall

BBQ, Stalls, Refreshments, & Licensed Bar.
Tickets available in advance: Adults £5.00; Children £2.00 (under 5’s free); Family Ticket £11.00 (2 Adults +2 Children)
Contact: The Secretary, Hawkstone Hall, Marchamley SY4 5LG: Tel: 01630-685242 or email