Do you want to find out more about the bereavement support and advice that is available to you?
Come along to a bereavement support event on Wednesday 15th May at Wombourne Civic Centre (WV5 9HA) between 10am and 3pm.
You can leave a message in memory of a loved on on our Tree of Remembrance and join us for tea, coffee and cake to mark the 10th anniversary of the opening of Sytch Lane Cemetery.
Lots of local businesses and support organisations will be on hand to talk to you about planning ahead and the support and services that are available once someone has passed away.
Come along and talk to people from the District Council’s Bereavement Services, Wombourne Funeral Services, Co-operative Funeralcare, Jennings Funeral Directors, Cruse Bereavement Care, Citizens Advice Staffordshire South West, Age UK Staffordshire, CASS The Carers Association, St Giles Hospice, The Beth Johnson Foundation, Taylor’s Florists, Jenny’s Kitchen,Gornal Wood Crematorium (Dudley Council), Helen Emery, a funeral celebrant and Kensington Square Will Writers.
Congratulations to Jodie and Alex who recently celebrated their wedding at Wombourne Civic Centre
“Wombourne Civic Centre will always hold a special place in our hearts, the perfect venue for our UK wedding party!
A beautiful spacious room, that’s a blank canvas ready to be transformed into your own unique vision!
The staff were excellent; Rachael and Judy were always helpful and welcoming on every occasion we viewed the venue, and answered every question we had! The caretaker and bar staff on the night of the party were great and so friendly!
Thank you Wombourne Civic Centre, you made our wedding party extra special!”
Chair covers by Elegant Additions and tablecloths by Tabletop Inspirations.
Are you looking for a venue for your Wedding Reception or UK Wedding Party?
Look no further than Wombourne Civic Centre.
We offer a fantastic function suite with a fully licensed bar, ample free parking, catering and venue styling options to suit your requirements and budget and friendly, helpful staff.
We do have some availability left for 2019 and are now taking bookings for 2020, so don’t delay, call us today for prices and availability.
You can reach us on 01902 896 300 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Why not book an appointment to come along and take a look around? Or take a look at our gallery of photos to see how you can transform our beautiful venue into your dream wedding.
Weddings at Wombourne Civic Centre
Wombourne Civic Centre can offer you an excellent price for either a full day of celebrations from your wedding breakfast to your evening reception, or room hire for a post wedding party if you’re getting married abroad.
The Wodehouse Suite with it’s elevated ceiling and large glass windows is a beautiful space for your wedding breakfast if you’re inviting all your friends and family.
Alternatively, if it’s a smaller affair during the day you can hire the Bourne Room for your wedding breakfast and move into the Wodehouse Suite for your evening reception. The options are endless.
Wombourne Civic Centre has everything you need to impress your guests, including:
- ample free parking at the rear of the Centre
- your own dedicated entrance with enough space for a bridal party line up if you wish
- full disabled access and toilet facilities
- a licensed bar on site with friendly and experienced bar staff
- a stage for your band or DJ
- the largest wooden sprung dance floor in the area
- a glitter ball and stage lighting
- large kitchen with an industrial sized fridge
- square tables and chairs and a cake table included in the room hire cost
- round tables to hire (an additional cost applies but comes included with white or black linen)
- our staff will set the room up to your desired plan free of charge
The Parish Council’s friendly staff will be available from your initial enquiry right through to the function itself to ensure your day runs as smoothly as possible.
Wombourne Civic Centre is proud to work with three external caterers who can provide first class quality and service for you.
Whether you would like a cold finger buffet or canapes and a three course sit down meal, our approved caterers are on hand to work with you to make your
special day perfect.
Our caterers are FRESH, Plyvine Ltd and Jenny’s Kitchen. Call us on 01902 896 300 for more information.
Would you prefer to self cater for your wedding? No problem, cold self catering is possible.
We work with two venue stylists, Contemporary Weddings and Elegant Additions who will be happy to provide you with a free no obligation quotation to fulfill your vision.
At Wombourne Civic Centre you are able to choose your own colour theme or style to suit your big day, so if you wish to decorate the room yourself, this is always an option.
Here’s some feedback from two brides who have recently held their weddings at Wombourne Civic Centre –
”We had our wedding here and we couldn’t of been happier with the place. The staff who work there were really helpful and so grateful for their help!! Highly recommend anyone who wants a great venue. Big and spacious!”
”Great venue, great size, great price and great staff and service from start to finish! We had our wedding reception here and it was everything we could have wished for. It really was perfect and we would definitely recommend to anybody wanting their wedding or party here.”
“Wombourne Civic Centre will always hold a special place in our hearts, the perfect venue for our UK wedding party! A beautiful spacious room, that’s a blank canvas ready to be transformed into your own unique vision! The staff were excellent; Rachael and Judy were always helpful and welcoming on every occasion we viewed the venue, and answered every question we had! The caretaker and bar staff on the night of the party were great and so friendly! Thankyou Wombourne Civic Centre, you made our wedding party extra special!”
How to make an enquiry / booking
Call the Parish Council office on 01902 896 300 for availability, prices and for further information about the caterers and venue stylists we work with. The office is open from Monday to Friday – 8.30am – 5.00pm (unless specified on our website). Alternatively, you can email us at email@example.com.
Bookings are now being taken for 2020 and dates are going fast so contact us today!
Your local, bookable bus service
Zone 3 – Wombourne
The South Staffordshire Connect bus returns to the
Wombourne, Seisdon, Trysull, Lower Penn, Himley,
Swindon and Gospel End area.
This service will make cross-border links at
Sedgley Market (Lloyds Pharmacy side)
and Wolverhampton, Langley Road bus stop.
Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10am to 3pm.
If you want to visit friends or family, pop to the shops, or travel to an appointment, the Connect
local, bookable bus service is here to help you live the Good Life in South Staffordshire.
The Connect bus service is for any resident of any age living in the zone who:
• Doesn’t live near a regular bus route.
• Finds it difficult to use standard buses.
• Wants to make a journey which is not possible by a regular bus route.
• Can’t use a regular bus because of disability or mobility difficulties.
Available for short, local journeys within the zone.
We pick up from your home and drop you off at your destination.
Need a little extra help to get on board?
No problem. Our drivers are trained to take excellent care of you.
Our buses also take wheelchairs so everyone can travel.
Passengers pay a flat rate fare of £3.00 for a single journey or £5.00 return.
How to book
Call 01902 910263 between 8am and 5pm to register and book your journey.
You can book your journey up to seven days in advance or up to two hours before travel. Once your
call is booked, we aim to be at your pick-up point within 10 minutes of the agreed time.
Terms and conditions
For full terms and conditions, please visit:http://www.sstaffs.gov.uk/connect
Come along to the Good Life Energy Bill Surgery to find out more…
Wednesday 23rd January 2019 – Wombourne Civic Centre from 9.30am – 1.00pm
Good Life Energy has been set up by South Staffordshire Council to help you get the best energy deal and save money.
Many people find their energy bills confusing and feel they don’t have time to switch. The friendly, local team can talk you through the best deal for you, making switching quick and easy.
Book an appointment now so you don’t miss out. Call Freephone 03333 058 671 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Help local volunteer group Friends of Wom Brook during 2019
All work parties meet from 10am – midday.
Meet at Gravel Hill picnic benches.
For more information, call Anita on 01902 892187.
January – Saturday 5th & Thursday 17th
February – Saturday 2nd & Thursday 21st
March – Saturday 2nd & Thursday 21st
April – Saturday 6th & Thursday 18th
May – Saturday 4th & Thursday 16th
June – Saturday 1st & every Thursday
July – Saturday 6th & every Thursday
August – Saturday 3rd & every Thursday
September – Saturday 7th & every Thursday
October – Saturday 5th & Thursday 17th
November – Saturday 2nd & Thursday 21st
December – Saturday 7th & Thursday 19th
Non-members are welcome to any of the work parties, MORE HELP IS NEEDED WITH ALL TASKS in and out of the brook – litter collection, removal of fallen twigs, branches and selected vegetation both for the benefit of wildlife and flowers, and creating/maintaining an attractive, pleasing Wombrook Walk.
Would you like to be a Councillor?
South Staffordshire Council are holding two sessions for anyone who is interested in local government, and wants to discover what it’s like to be a Councillor.
Find out how rewarding the role can be at South Staffordshire Council’s ‘Be a Councillor’ event on Tuesday 8th January 2019.
The event will feature two ‘Be a Councillor’ sessions at the Council Offices in Codsall. The first session will run from 1pm to 4pm and the second from 5pm to 8pm.
At the sessions, you will find out what the Council does, what the role of a Councillor is and the important skills that Councillors need to have. It will give you a chance to build relationships, begin networking, meet stakeholders and start influencing.
The sessions will feature serving District Councillors and a team from the Local Government Association, who work to support Councillor Development across the Country.
To reserve your place at either of the sessions, please contact the Elections Team at email@example.com or 01902 696231.
With colder mornings and hard frosts, Staffordshire Police is urging drivers not to leave their vehicles unattended while defrosting their windscreens.
During the winter months there is often an upsurge in the theft of vehicles left unattended in this way. Thieves look out for those which have been left unattended with the engine running as the owner goes back into their property. Some insurance companies will not pay out when vehicles are stolen in these circumstances. Always ensure your vehicle is securely locked.
It’s important to be able to see and be seen, it only takes a few minutes to scrape the ice from all the windows, clear snow off the roof and check all your lights are working. Make sure your tyres are legal and the pressure correct so they grip the road. Drive according to conditions. Slow down if it is icy, snowing or foggy.
Keep an emergency kit (shovel, torch, blanket, de-icing equipment and water) in your vehicle in case of extreme weather conditions.
For further information check out Staffordshire Safer Roads Partnership website at www.ssrp.co.uk/winter
Thank you to all the businesses who took part in the 2018 Best Dressed Window Competition.
The entries were, without exception, of an extremely high standard, making the judges’ task a difficult one.
Congratulations to Let’s Go Round Again who are the winners of the competition for 2018.
Both Niche and Peggy Lain were highly commended.
A special mention has to be made to both Wombourne School of Music (and their elves) and Des Fellows too.
Well done to all the businesses who took part.
Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
UK Youth Parliament Elections – Staffordshire
“Get Involved! @StaffSCVYS are looking for young people to represent 11-18 year olds from Staffordshire in the @UKYP. Could it be you? Apply to be a candidate in next year’s elections here: http://staffscvys.org.uk/ukyp”
“You could improve your public speaking, build your confidence and work in teams all through @UKYP! @StaffSCVYS are looking for applicants to stand in elections next spring. Apply online here: http://staffscvys.org.uk/ukyp”
“Do you want to represent the views of young people from Staffordshire on a regional and national level? @UKYP could be for you! Apply to stand as a candidate in the elections next year here: http://staffscvys.org.uk/ukyp”