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. With thanks to Carol Anne Hammond for the photograph on our homepage.

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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.

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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 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

  • Rachael Wright

Parish Council opening hours through to January 2020

Find out the Parish Council Office opening hours here.

  • Rachael Wright

Weddings at Wombourne Civic Centre – 2021 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.

  • Rachael Wright

Last few tickets available for Robin Hood – 7th December 2019

There's still time to buy your tickets for Robin Hood the panto on Saturday 7th December...

  • Rachael Wright

Know anyone who is home alone this Christmas?

Find out more about the free Christmas meal at South Staffordshire Council's offices in Codsall on Friday 20th December 2019.

  • Rachael Wright

Meet groups and organisations from your community – Friday 29th November

Find out how to meet and greet local groups and organisations at the Christmas Light Switch On event.

  • Elizabeth Keeling

Weekly news round up 144 from South Staffordshire Council

Read this week's news round up.

  • Rachael Wright

Cold weather warning

Read more about the cold weather warning here.

  • Rachael Wright

Bulb planting event – Monday 18th November at Sytch Lane Cemetery

Find out more about the bulb planting event at Sytch Lane Cemetery, Wombourne.

  • Rachael Wright

Best Dressed Christmas Window Competition 2019

Does your shop or business face a public area? Find out how to enter the Best Dressed Window Competition here.