There has been speculation over the past week that Lidl are intersted in acquiring potential sites in Wombourne to build a new store.

Having done a little research, nothing can be found immediately connecting Lidl with any local Wombourne sites however Wombourne is on the list of towns that Aldi would be interested in acquiring land

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It does seem that these are really proving valuable competition to the big players in the food market and it would not be suprising to see something popping up in our village soon. Personally, making good use of the wasted space opposite the Round Oak would look so much better that it being left.

I just hope that the residents of Wombourne continue to work hard to ensure that our village remains small, friendly and focused on the local people.