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Local Groups and Sites

Blood Bikes of Shropshire The urgent volunteer service that transports blood products, for free, to NHS hospitals across Shropshire, Staffordshire and Cheshire.

Eckford Sweet Pea Society of Wem holds an annual show in July of each year. 2019 will be the last show. For more information, ring 01948 840779.

Incredible Edible in Wem
"It's all about FOOD...if you eat you're in! Community gardening to create edible gardens in public spaces. Grow, Eat, Share."

North Salop Wheelers, a community bus project. For more information click here.

Shops and other services in Wem.

Royal British Legion meets 2nd Wednesday of month (7.30pm) at the United Services Club, Leek St., Wem. For more information, ring 01939 234136.

Silvaspin - Agroforestry in Shropshire: The Hollies is an organic farm of 40 acres rearing about 60 head of beef cattle. The nature of the project here is designed to bring together elements of the open-field system of agriculture common in Britain until the Enclosure Acts and the agro forestry of mainland Europe and Asia, and create an agriculture more relevant to modern times incorporating arboreal concepts such a surface shading, methane absorption and humidity (mist) harvesting.

Wem Carnival, a not-to-be missed event held at the beginning of every September.

Wem Civic Society normally meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7.30pm in the Senior Club, Chapel Street, Wem.

Wem Combine Harvesters consists of representatives from Wem Civic Society, Wem & District Garden Club and Incredible Edible in Wem. The group was formed in 2010 to organise a Harvest Market and now aims to run both a Spring and Harvest Market in Wem Town Hall each year.
The aims of the markets are to:
1. Attract more shoppers into Wem.
2. Provide an outlet for small local food, drink and craft producers.
3. Encourage those who came into the market to look at the rest of Wem’s shops.
4. Raise funds for running of the three groups and their projects.

Wem Cubs/Scouts meets (term time) every Wednesday, 6pm-7pm/7.30pm-9pm at Scout/Guide HQ, Bowens Field, Wem. Contact Alison Price on 01939 234777

Wem & District Garden Club normally meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 7.30pm in the Senior Club, Chapel Street, Wem.

Wem Economic Forum
A joint inititative between Wem Town Council, Wem Rural Parish Council, Shropshire Council, local businesses and local community groups. "We aim to create a platform for local groups to meet up, share ideas and work together with local businesses to strengthen economic and social opportunities and encourage regeneration in the area."

Wem Rural Parish Council
Published by Wem Rural Parish Council, the site is for everyone who lives and works in the parish and for anyone who would like to find out more about the parish.

Wem Swimming Pool
Wem Swimming Pool has a 20m swimming pool with accompanying activities.

Wem Town Council
Official site that includes history, attractions, businesses and events, along with town council information.

Wem Town Hall has developed a broad programme of activities including regular cinema screenings, dance classes, visual arts and crafts, music events and theatre, film production, etc. There are a variety of rooms available for hire, all of which provide flexible spaces and are suitable for a range of events, conference, meetings and workshops.

and Victoria County History Shropshire

and for all those interested in the history of beer and brewing Brewery History Society