Save Our Wombourne Green Belt !!

Last week we posted a whole article on how the council plan on building over 200 houses in Wombourne.

Many of the proposed areas on the map (see below) are on Green Belt land. It’s the light pink areas.

From what we can see, there is NO NEED for this as there’s land available near the Round Oak to build on that used to be industrial.

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We urge you to make your voice know to the Council before it’s TOO LATE!!

Don’t Let Your Voice Go Unheard !!

You must submit your views by 5pm on Monday 19th May 2014 at the latest. This is a formal consultation stage, so your comments must be made in writing.

You can make your comments online at the dedicated consultation webpage.

Wombourne Band The Regulars Performing at the Wulfrun Hall

Wombourne band, The Regulars will be performing at the Wulfrun Hall next Friday 28th April.In the Battle of Bands. Four very talented lads from our village, Andy Gorton, Sam Dyehouse, Jack Cottis and Joe Tennant. The Regulars were formed a few years ago during the guys time at Ounsdale High and Edgecliff schools. The lineContinue Reading

Free Easter Wildplay sessions for disabled children

Young people with disabilities are being given the opportunity to get outdoors and stuck into some free wildlife fun over half term. Staffordshire Wildlife Trust is running an exciting Wildplay session on Wednesday 23 April at 10am-3pm at their Highgate Common Nature Reserve near Wombourne. The session, funded by Staffordshire County Council’s Aiming High forContinue Reading

More Golds for the Wombourne Karate Team

On Saturday 29th March, three members of South Staffs Karate in Wombourne competed at the ASKC competition in Woodsetton. Despite the day in local Woodsetton being slightly marred by a poorly contolled event, three less experienced SSK members represented the club very very well bringing home 2 GOLDS and 2 SILVER between them! In hisContinue Reading

More Housing Plans for Wombourne

I have just been to a site allocations meeting with South Staffs Council. Apparently, more houses are needed to help with the UK’s growing population. Here’s a map of some of the proposed building areas. The council asked for it to be clear that these are options and choices, they will not all be builtContinue Reading

Easter Break Family Fun Ideas

Easter holidays will quickly be upon us. Here’s a load of ideas for family days out in and nearby to Wombourne. Please call and check ahead to ensure all these activities are still running. Sussed at Wombourne Leisure Centre Most of the main kids activities in Wombourne will be hosted at the Leisure Centre. They’veContinue Reading

South Staffs Karate Kwon Grand Slam Report

South Staffs Karate Kwon Grand Slam Report

On Sunday 23rd March, three members of South Staffs Karate based in Wombourne, competed at the Kwon Grand Slam in Solihull. Competitors at SSK have been working very hard over the past few months, changing the way we perform Kata and the way we fight, under WUKF rules which are still fairly new to us.Continue Reading

Make your home a haven

Make your home a haven

Brush out the winter cobwebs and dark nights. Open the windows, spring clean, let in the fresh spring air at last and think interior warehouse. Close your eyes and think fresh cut grass, crisp linen white tulips candles and sparking clear glass think the Scandinavian look of grey white and silver tones , fake furContinue Reading

Merry Christmas Wombourne

Merry Christmas Wombourne

As I write this, there’s only one day to go until Christmas day. We wish you a very merry one. A few days ago we thought it would be a good idea to film some of the shopkeepers and businesses in the village doing the same. Here’s what happened:Continue Reading

Charity Spinathon Raises £2200.00

Wombourne based gym and fitness club Active4less are renound for their Spinathon events. With loads of local people getting involved. A few weeks ago in November, Active4Less put on one of their biggest events so far to raise money for The Sophie Bishop Appeal, The south Staffs first Responders and Leonard Cheshire Disability. With theContinue Reading