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5 Ways To Well Being - Connect

Jigsaw Sunset (1)With the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the cornerstones of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections will support and enrich you every day.

Ideas to get you started: 

Wyre Forest Community Directory

Details of a wide range of community organisations in the Wyre Forest area. 

Group walks and activities

Take part in a group walk and explore our beautiful district by foot or take up a new sport and meet new people. 

Parks in Wyre Forest

Connect with people whilst connecting with nature. Many parks have ‘Friends of’ groups who organise events and activities. 

Activities for Older People

Explore our booklet detailing a wealth of Wyre Forest groups offering support and friendship, hobbies and activities.  


Age UK run the Reconnections service, helping to reduce loneliness in Worcestershire. Working with individuals aged 50+ and volunteers of all ages. 

Community venues

Find out what activities are on offer at your local village hall, faith building or children’s centre or at community venues such as Simply Limitless, Elizabeth Mills Centre,

St George’s Hall Bewdley

Connecting online

Looking to improve your IT skills and get better connected online? Go On Worcestershire offers free training at venues such as libraries; or learn online using the Learn My Way website.  


Volunteering is a great way to meet new people and get to know your local community. Find out about local volunteering opportunities on the Do-it website.  

Time to Talk

Time to Talk Day takes place each February and aims to get people talking about mental health. It’s part of the Time to Change Campaign, set up to end mental health discrimination. 

Wyre Forest District Council