Localism in Wyre Forest

We are committed to working with local people and groups to deliver sustainable and effective services for the benefit of the community.

We want to share our thinking and engage in an ongoing conversation with individuals, organisations and partners about how together we can make Localism work in Wyre Forest.

We want to hear from groups or residents who would like to involve themselves in their own area, either in the delivery of local services or instigating/participating in local projects or sharing ideas.

We are actively working with groups on local initiatives and developing ways in which we can enable local people and community groups to develop and/or take ownership of assets or services.

We are committed to take a ‘can-do’ approach with all your ideas and initiatives wherever this can deliver more by communities for communities.

Community groups and other organisations are often eligible for funding to help with projects and our “Love to get involved” web page gives details of groups, ideas, initiatives and current funding opportunities in Wyre Forest.

Wyre Forest is working closely with Worcestershire County Council who have adopted an ‘Act Local’ Policy, and also Parish and Town Councils in the provision of services.


Community Grants Scheme

Find out more about funding support available.


Find out more about how we work with Town and Parish Councils


More on how to get involved and who's already involved.



Find out more about the Community Right to Bid and how to nominate an asset of community value.

View Assets of Community Value for sale


If you believe your group could run a council service differently and better find out more about the Community Right to Challenge.


Do you know of under or unused land that you think could be brought back into beneficial use to your community?


The Community Right to Build aims to give local communities the power to decide what is built in their area.