Category Archives: News

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

Local Hero Uses CPR to Save Man’s Life in Wombourne

Susan Griffiths of Hazel Grove, Wombourne performed CPR on a gentleman who collapsed, hit his head, and stopped breathing in Windmill Bank yesterday – Tuesday 3rd November. When paramedics arrived they told her her actions had saved the man’s life although he is still very poorly. Susan works, voluntarily for Rainbow Dog Rescue in Windmill… Continue Reading

South Staffs Business Hub

South Staffs Business Hub

If you run a business in Wombourne, you’ll want to know about the South Staffordshire Business Hub – your local, trusted business growth centre. They have been working together with local businesses to find out exactly what challenges they face and what they need to help to grow and thrive for years to come. The… Continue Reading

Local artwork defaced

I was so so saddened to see these images of the beautiful artwork over the railway defaced this week. These pieces take so much time and effort, and really improved the surroundings. Its sad they only lasted a short time. It would be great if we could get these cleaned as a community. It would… Continue Reading

Wombourne Carnival back on for 2015

We’re excited to announce that Wombourne Carnival will be back this year on the first Sunday in July with a theme of “Wonderful World of Cinema”. With the insurance issues resolved the carnival will be taking place at the Civic Centre on Sunday 5th July and we are especially pleased that the much-loved Carnival Parade… Continue Reading

Wings Celebrating 20th Anniversary

WINGS (Wombourne Special Needs Support Group) celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. Members, friends and supporters, old and new, are invited to our WINGS Spring Fling on Saturday 14th March, 3-6pm, at Swindon Community Centre. Wings has supported children with additional needs and their families for 20 years. They do invaluable work in the community… Continue Reading

Tough Guy an amazing Success!

Earlier this year a great bunch from Evolution Leisure took on the Tough Guy Challenge in nearby Perton.    Club Manager Reece Crooke wanted to publicly thank and acknowledge the amazing team that took part and raised a huge amount of money for charity. “A massive well done to over 30 of our staff and… Continue Reading

March Club of the Month

Wombourne Online has once again scoured the village to bring you a fantastic club or group that you or your family can get involved in. This month its all for those singing, dancing, budding actors and actresses out there… Vales academy offers musical theatre for girls and boys aged 7-11. The company aims bring the… Continue Reading