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Police Cold Weather Advice

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 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

Claires Weight Loss Golden Rules

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

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

Police Warn of ‘Spate of Car Thefts’

Police Warn of ‘Spate of Car Thefts’

Staffordshire Police have warned about a spate of car thefts in the area. Keyless entry cars at most risk Community Engagement Office, Lydia Hooley has urged the owners of keyless entry cars, and of high performance vehicles to protect themselves from theft following a spate of incidents across Staffordshire. Thieves are targeting high value performance… Continue Reading

What will Wombourne be reading in 2019?

What will Wombourne be reading in 2019?

It’s dark outside, there’s nothing on the TV and you can’t be bothered to go to the gym (didn’t take long did it?). That means conditions are perfect for curling up on the sofa with a good book (and perhaps a glass of something pleasant).. Tell us what you are reading So come on Wombourne… Continue Reading

7 Tips To Stay Internet Safe in Wombourne

7 Tips To Stay Internet Safe in Wombourne

Do you know your Facebook from your Twitter? How about your data from your privacy settings? Elizabeth Keeling explains all. Over the past ten years, social media has grown from a little-known youth phenomenon to an everyday essential. Whilst ‘internet safety’ and ‘cyberbullying’ are taught as compulsory topics in schools, adults lack the education to become… Continue Reading