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.

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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.

About Us

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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    ABOUT WOMBOURNE

    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 Wombourne High School. There is also Cherry Tree’s special school and Adult Education Centre operating in several locations around the Village. You can find a map here showing all the schools in Wombourne.

    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, such as Planks Lane and Common Road.

    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. You may find a range of walkers maps here.

    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.

    You can find more information about places of interest in Wombourne here.

    Latest news

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    Weddings at Wombourne Civic Centre – 2023 bookings now being taken!

    Are you looking for a Wedding Venue to wow all your friends and family, but at a competitive price? Look no further than Wombourne Civic Centre.

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    Blue bags are on the way!

    Have you received your new blue bag yet?

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    Joan Williams Civic Award

    We are very proud to present Donna Eccleston with the Joan Williams Civic Award for her outstanding contribution to the village during the past year.

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    Chairman’s Blog – Summer 2022

    Read the Chairman's latest blog here.

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    Function Room To Hire

    We have had some last minute cancellations, so if you need a venue quickly please click here.

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    Foster Care Fortnight

    It's Foster Care Fortnight over the next weeks. Staffordshire urgently needs more foster carers. Are you or someone you know able to help?

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    Volunteers Needed

    Your village needs you. Can you help?

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    Best Dressed Jubilee Window Competition

    Let's get the whole village involved with our Jubilee window displays!

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    Opening Hours

    Please note our updated opening hours for next week.

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    VE Day!

    Join us for refreshments at Wombourne Cricket, Tennis and Bowling Club on Sunday 8th May.

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    Big Jubilee Lunch

    Come together with your neighbours to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee with a stay-at-home Garden Party fit for the Queen on Sunday 5th June!

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    Annual Parish Meeting

    Find out more about the Annual Parish Meeting