Wyre Forest District Council Services
Just a few of the things we are doing
- Cleaning streets
- Collecting your recycling and waste
- Providing planning and building control services
- Providing benefits and housing advice
- Supporting businesses
- Driving forward the regeneration of the district
- Mapping the long term development of the area
- Maintaining car parks
- Managing award winning parks and play areas
- Combating environmental crime such as fly tipping, litter and dog fouling
- Providing public toilets in partnership with town and parish councils
- Giving Localism grants for community projects
- Running elections
- Running events for all communities
- Offering energy efficiency advice and grants
- Giving help and support for burglary victims
Giving you so much more than bins
We provide everyday essential services and many extras too.
We have been working hard to make savings and generate income so we can continue to offer you excellent value for money.
There have been many highlights in 2018- here are just a few!
- Celebrated a record number of visitors to our award-winning Bewdley Museum
- Achieved a national award for the work of our team of countryside rangers
- Protected local services through Localism grants and sharing our assets
- Attracted thousands of people to a series of events, activities and concerts
- Introduced a new pay by phone service in our car parks
- Ran a year long 5 Ways to Wellbeing campaign
- Progressed the Restoring Brinton Park for future generations project
- Began restoration of two Listed Buildings at our Green Street Depot
- Developed a masterplan for Stourport Riverside Meadows
Our market place - extra services we offer
The money we receive from the Government, including business rates, has reduced from £8.4m in 2009 to £4.1m in 2019. One of the ways we are working to reduce this funding gap is to generate income by offering more paid-for services. If you buy from us you can trust us to get the job done. And you are helping the district too. This is because we reinvest the money you pay in services which benefit all who live in, work in and visit Wyre Forest.
You can buy or hire all of these services from us:
- Garden waste collections
- Tree works
- Bulky waste collections
- Landscaping services
- Meeting rooms
- Professional driver training
- Office space
- Wedding venues
- Jumbo bin hire
- Gifts and handcrafted goods from Bewdley Museum shop
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