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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 you vehicle unattended with the engine running whilst you leave it to defrost on these cold and frosty mornings. It only takes a few seconds for an opportunist thief to steal your car.

  • Please take care on the icy roads
  • Give yourself extra time to get to your destination safely.
  • Have basic winter breakdown kits in your car if possible such as a scraper, de-icer, jump-start cables and warm clothes.

Drive safe!

Stolen Bikes Warning

Stolen Bikes Warning

Staffordshire Police have advised us that there are currently problems with push bikes being stolen. Lots of children (and plenty of adults) in the Village will have received shiny new bikes as Christmas presents. Get a bike lock Of course, thieves also know there are lots of new bikes around. PCSO Ben Harrison at Staffordshire… Continue Reading

New Opportunity for Teachers in Wombourne?

New Opportunity for Teachers in Wombourne?

We always celebrate new business and ventures in Wombourne. The latest is Wolf Education. Wolf Education is a recruiter for permanent and temporary teachers. It is run by former teachers and school leaders who understand the importance of delivering quality to children in the classroom. Their extensive recruitment process means only high quality individuals are… Continue Reading

Wombourne Carnival 2016

Wombourne Carnival 2016

Wombourne Carnival was a huge success this year and many people were overheard saying it was the best one they’d been to. The theme this year was the Great British Seaside. According to the Express & Star article: “The theme worked so well, we had sandpits to build sandcastles, swingboats, donkey rides, fish and chips… Continue Reading

Gavin joins volunteers on Highgate Common

Gavin joins volunteers on Highgate Common

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire joined volunteers from Staffordshire Wildlife Trust on Highgate Common near Wombourne last week to prepare the ground for ‘bee beaches’ and learn more about the species that live there. The ‘bee beaches’ are created in the sandy earth to create this year’s habitat for the many different types of… Continue Reading

Dogs banned from Himley park

Dogs banned from Himley park

According to a recent story in the Express & Star, “Dogs will be banned from using parts of Himley Hall by council bosses who want to cater more for picnicking families.” Dogs have been more than welcome at Himley for many years. The ‘dog free zones’ will see canines prevented from using open spaces stretching… Continue Reading

Gavin opens Age UK day care centre

Gavin opens Age UK day care centre

Gavin Williamson, MP for South Staffordshire, officially opened the Age UK Day Care Centre in Wombourne last week, alongside District Councillor Diane Holmes. Over 160 people use the Centre each week and they provide a wide range of meaningful activities that focus on strengths and abilities which help maintain daily living skills in order to… Continue Reading