Thanks to Sue Fowler as she steps down as Chair of the Parish Council – May 2024

On behalf of the Parish Council and residents of Churchill and Blakedown, I would like to thank Sue Fowler for all the brilliant work she has undertaken during the last number of years as Chair of the Parish Council.  Sue has carried out her role diligently and professionally, spending a significant amount of her own […]

Blakedown Village Car Park

The village car park is there for residents and those passing by to enjoy a free short-term parking facility whilst using the local businesses on and around the Birmingham Road. It is short-term as stated on the 2 signs displayed at both ends of the car park. There are also 2 Instavolt charging stations for […]

Why has the Parish Council tax (Precept) gone up for 2024/25

First, a quick recap. The precept paid to Churchill and Blakedown Parish Council from the overall payments to the District Council is to fund the annual running costs of the villages. In 2023, the amount we received for the year was just over £34,000. A little more than half of that goes on the costs […]

See notice of temporary road closure in Perriford Lane on the 7th June 2024 and diversion

Newsletter to report at year end 23/24

Dear Resident, This newsletter is the annual report from the chair person during the year 2023/24, Sue Fowler. It should have been delivered to every household in the Churchill and Blakedown Parish but we hear that some have been missed. Apologies for this, we have been working hard to ensure that all households are covered […]

Local Nature Recovery Strategy – Consultation to residents, landowners, managers, countryside users and local interest groups.

Dear all, Please find attached notification regarding a strategy that is under development by Worcestershire County Council. It is a Local Nature Recovery Strategy and is a key part of delivering targets in the Government’s Environmental Improvement Plan for England. These strategies are to be implemented across England and meet the requirements by law under […]

Notice of Conclusion of Audit for 2022-2023

Dear Resident, This parish council duly displays a notice of conclusion of audit for the year 2022-23 together with copies of the AGAR, Sections 1, 2 and 3 for your information. Kind regards, Louise Sahota – Clerk and RFO to the parish council.


NORMAN DAWSON TRUST CHURCHILL BLAKEDOWN PARISH COUNCIL  Brrrr, It’s Cold Out There….. The Norman Dawson Trust, concerned at the many pressures we are all facing around inflation, the increasing cost of living, and soaring fuel prices, are sponsoring (through the Parish Council) a series of mini ‘Winter Warmer’ events around the villages during the winter […]

22/0464/OUT6 Former Green Belt Land off Station Drive, Blakedown

WFDC outline planning for car park and housing on a former greenbelt site adjacent to Station Drive: View the full application

Wyre Forest District Local Plan (2016-2036)

The Local Plan includes the planning policies used to guide and determine future planning applications in the Wyre Forest District. It details the scale and distribution of new development and includes land allocations and designations. The Wyre Forest District Local Plan (2016-2036) was formally adopted by Wyre Forest District Council on 26 April 2022. View […]