Two New Projects for Memorial Park

Memorial Park

The Town Council is pleased to announce that Wicksteed Playgrounds have been appointed as the preferred contractor for two projects in the War Memorial Park, Lickhill Road. The schemes comprise a natural play area which will be located adjacent to the existing children's play area and an outdoor fitness centre on the site of the former tennis courts. 

Work is expected to start on site by late September and take about 6-7 weeks. Wicksteed and the Council will be organising a community event to showcase the scheme once completed. Flyers with images of designs togeher with a date and details of the event will be distributed closer to the time. 


Can you help make Memory Day?

50 Years (1)

The Civic Group are on the hunt for people and groups with memorabilia from the hall’s history. The Civic Hall opened in 1967 and has hosted countless events since then.

A memory day exhibition is taking place on carnival day (2 September), if anyone would like to take part please contact the hall manger on 01299 823339 or  


Mayor's charity fund tops £3k 


Former Mayor Ken Henderson donated a total of £3,368 to five local charities during his year in office (2016-2017). 

His two nominated charities, Midlands Air Ambulance and Kidderminster & District RSPCA, recieved £1,500 each. The Emily Jordan Foundation and Headway Worcestershire both received £159 and £50 was donated to the Elizabeth Mills Day Centre.

Funds are raised through various events during the mayoral year, for information on this year's events please see the Mayor's page. 


Summer Planting Completed

IMAG4890 (1) The planting of the flower beds at at Villeneuve-le-Roi gardens and the War Memorial Gardens is now complete. The usual gloriously colourful beds will be on display courtesy of a custom mix of Asters, Lobelia, Geraniums, Gallardia, Salvia, Dahlias, Marigolds and Petrunias.

Summer Planting

20170411 123817 Flower beds at Villeneuve-le-Roi gardens and the War Memorial Gardens have been prepped this week ready for summer planting to begin next week. 

Lickhill Memorial Park 


We are in the process of getting new play equipment for teenagers and adults at the park, exact location to be confirmed. A tendering excercise is underway and will take several months. Work to the site is expected to start in September 2017. This project replaces the proposed MUGA following community feedback. 

We will update here when we have further information.