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Latest Wombourne News

Cars Stolen From Wombourne – Police Warning

Keep car keys safe Staffordshire Police have warned that thieves are breaking into houses, stealing keys to cars and then driving them away. Four cars were taken from three addresses in Staffordshire between about 10pm Thursday 13 June and 6 am Friday 14 June. A VW Passat was stolen from a drive in Wombourne and… Continue Reading

Hogging the Limelight in Wombourne

Hungry and thirsty hedgehogs are waking up West Midlands Hedgehog Rescue (WMHR) are urging everyone in Wombourne to place shallow bowls of water and food in their gardens to ensure that our prickly friends have something tasty to tuck into after their long winter nap. Joan Lockley from WMHR told me, “I want it shouted… Continue Reading

Why lose weight in March?

So you might be a couple of months into your New Year’s weight loss regime; or perhaps like most of us you are looking to start afresh. Wombourne slimming expert, Claire Beaumont offers this invaluable advice for losing those extra pounds in March… Why do you want to lose? Too many convenience foods, a fantastic… Continue Reading

Motivated For A Slimmer In February

A month after the new year it can be hard to stay motivated on a weight loss journey. Wombourne slimming expert, Claire Beaumont of Slimming World explains how to stay on track. Why do you want to lose weight? To keep motivated…you need a direct reason why losing weight is important to you. And it… Continue Reading

Police Cold Weather Advice

The cold weather is bringing out the criminals. Staffordshire police have issued the following advice to staying safe in the cold weather. How you can stay safe in cold weather There has been an increase of stolen cars over the past week due to the cold weather and leaving cars unattended while defrosting:  DO NOT leave… Continue Reading

Police alert against rogue doorstep traders

Police have warned that rogue traders are active in the South Staffordshire area. There are confirmed reports of suspicious behaviour, leading to an alert being issued. Be on your guard Police are warning residents to be on their guard following reports of the rogue traders in the Essington area. A man approached residents at their… Continue Reading

When Bombs Fell on Wombourne

Did you know Wombourne was hit by a bomb in WWII ? As police deal with a suspected unexploded WWI bomb by the canal side at Bratch Locks. Roads in the area are closed. Bomb caused extensive damage Falling in the garden of Walk House in Walk Lane in 1941, the bomb is believed to… Continue Reading

Claires Weight Loss Golden Rules

Is your New Year’s resolution to drop the pounds starting to go off the rails?  To keep us on track we asked Wombourne slimming expert Claire Beaumont for her five golden rules for losing weight and staying healthy. Here’s Claire’s advice to us all … The golden rules Don’t starve yourself We dont need to… Continue Reading

Rare bird makes Wombourne its home

Wombourne bird-watcher Graham Causer has been watching a rare visitor to the UK, here in Wombourne. Seen several times by Graham along the Wombrook, a White Egret or Albino Heron has been using the village brook as its home. Bird spent Christmas & New Year in Wombourne Graham, who has lived in Wombourne since 1963… Continue Reading