Welcome to the website for Wem Rural Parish.

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


Details of what is available on this website:

The names and contact details of our Parish Councillors are listed on the Parish Council section, where you can also find an overview of the aims and objectives of the council, with links to the minutes of meetings for the last two years and the agenda for the upcoming meetings.



Business Leaders 

Wem Town Council and Wem Rural Parish Council are keen to support local businesses and will be hosting another FREE Business Networking Event.

Following feedback at previous events this meeting will focus on Recruitment with speakers providing advice and information on recruitment and apprenticeships.

There will be plenty of time for networking so please bring your business cards and your 2 minute pitch.

As refreshments will be provided it’s helpful if you can register however it’s not essential and you’re welcome to turn up with your colleagues.

Don’t miss out on this chance to expand your business contacts and grow your network. See you there!

You can find out more about this event and sign here

Rural Review 

You can read the latest version of the Rural Review here. 


2024 Community Grants Scheme

It was agreed at the January Parish Meeting to open the 2024 Community Grants Scheme from 1st February to 29th March 2024. Do you can download the forms and check eligibility here.


Belong to a club or society or run a business?

We are currently in the process of making our website a more useful tool for the entire community.  In the mean time you can still find out what is happening in the area by looking at the page for  local news and events.



Let us know what you think

We hope you find what you are looking for on the website, if you do have any feedback or suggestions, please let us know.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

It may be you need to look at another site.  Try:

Other useful websites


Shropshire Wildlife Trust

West Mercia Police

Shropshire Fire and Rescue


The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust