Wombourne Parish Council

Wombourne Parish Council is the first tier of Local Government and is made up of 15 Parish Councillors who are all unpaid volunteers elected by the local community. We hope you find this website useful and informative.

Wombourne Parish Council Here to serve the local community

As the first tier of Local Government, Wombourne Parish Council provides bus shelters, playgrounds and play equipment, free public conveniences in the Village and annual festive illuminations as well as many more services to local residents.

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The Parish Council is the first tier of local Government, there are 27 Parish Councils in South Staffordshire, of which Wombourne is one. You can contact the Parish Council office on 01902 896 300 from Monday to Friday or via email to enquiries@wombourneparishcouncil.org.uk. The Parish Council is proud to offer the following services -

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Wombourne is a Village located in the District of South Staffordshire in the County of Staffordshire and is home to over 15,000 residents making it one of the largest Villages in England.

The Village has a wide variety of Churches, many based around the Village green as well as four Primary Schools (Westfield, St Bernadettre’s RC, Blakeley Heath and St Benedict Biscop) and Ounsdale High School. There is also Cherry Tree’s special school and Adult Education Centre operating in several locations around the Village.

The Village has a considerable range of stores, banks, cafes and other independent businesses around the Village green and in Windmill Bank as well as the outskirts of the Village.

The centre of the Village is also home to Wombourne Cricket, Tennis and Bowling Club which remains a key focal point of the Village, especially on a sunny day.

Wombourne is fortunate to have a large library and community centre where there is a diverse range of events ranging from Work Clubs to amateur dramatics. The scientific society also meet here on a monthly basis.

On Ounsdale Road you will find Wombourne Leisure Centre which provides excellent facilities for swimming, exercise, gym classes

Around the village you can find lots of walkways and footpaths providing an important leisure amenity as well as a safe access to the Village and surrounding countryside for walkers and cyclists.

The Wombrook Walk stretches for 1.5 miles along both side of the Wom Brook containing a mixture of meadow and woodland, it is supported by a local conservation group, Friends of Wom Brook, and it was declared a local nature reserve in 2008 and received a green flag award.

The South Staffordshire Railway Walk intersects with the Wom Brook Walk at the western end of Ham Meadow. The former Wombourne Railway Station has car parking facilities and houses The Railway Cafe.

Roughly parallel with the South Staffordshire Railway Walk runs the tow path of the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal. Popular Bratch locks are located just to the north-west of the Village.

Latest news

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Small Business Saturday 2018 – Shop local this Christmas

Your one stop shop for supporting Small Business Saturday

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Best Dressed Window in Wombourne

Find out the Winner of the Parish Council's best dressed window competition here.

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Fitness and Pilates coming to Wombourne Civic Centre

New classes coming to Wombourne Civic Centre from 7th January 2019

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UK Youth Parliament Elections – Staffordshire

Applications are now open for the 2019 Youth Parliament Elections in Staffordshire, where 4 young people will be elected to represent Staffordshire at a National Level! Find out more here...

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Wombourne Parish Council’s Office opening hours – December 2018

Click here for the Parish Council's December 2018 opening hours.

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South Staffordshire Council’s weekly news round-up (edition 95)

Read South Staffordshire Council's weekly news round-up (edition 95)