District Centre Management Team
Working in partnership with the people of Darlaston
Willenhall Traders and Community Support Group works alongside Walsall Council's District Centre Management Team, local businesses, community groups and public sector organisations with the common aim of improving the prosperity and vitality of Willenhall town centre.
The partnership is active in five key areas:
Partnership development and business support: developing the partnership to enable it to deliver and support a range of projects to improve the vitality and viability of Willenhall.
Environment: establishing and maintaining a high quality, attractive environment for all who shop, work, visit or live in the town centre.
Security: establishing a safe and secure town centre environment for shoppers as well as business and property owners.
Events and Marketing: promoting the town centre to shoppers, visitors and potential investors and developing a positive image.
Regeneration: improving the business mix and regeneration in the town centre by encouraging new development and investment.
Becoming a member
Membership is open to anyone who supports the aims and objectives of the partnership, in particular businesses in the town centre, landlords and local community organisations. Representatives of Walsall Council, West Midlands Police and West Midlands Fire Service are also actively engaged with the partnership.
To get involved in the partnership contact Diane Mansell from Walsall Council's District Centre Management Team on 01922 652416 or Manselld@walsall.gov.uk
Willenhall Traders and Community Support Group is engaged in a number of high profile projects this year:
Willenhall Traders and Community Support Group Ltd: Willenhall Traders and Community Support Group are in the process of becoming a Company Limited by Guarantee. This makes the partnership much more independent and sustainable for the future.
Britain in Bloom: Willenhall is entering Heart of England in Bloom for the first time. The partnership supports a range of environmental initiatives including lighting, signage and alleyway improvements, litter picks & clean ups, reducing the impact of fly tipping and graffiti, and improvements to Willenhall's Market Place including the provision of extra summer planters.
Special Events Programme: The partnership organises events and activities throughout the year working with local community groups the programme of events culminate with a Christmas event in December.
Willenhall Is Wonderful Shopping Guide: The Partnership are in the process of producing the third Willenhall Is Wonderful Shopping Guide which will be distributed in June 2010 and will be distributed to 7 000 local homes and businesses to highlights the excellent range of shops and services available in Willenhall Town Centre.
Click here to view the Spring 2010 Village Partnership Newsletter to find out more about the latest news and events in Willenhall.
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