- Wyre Forest (district)
"For the woodland in Shropshire and Worcestershire, see
Wyre Forest- for the district in Lancashire, see Wyre"
Wyre Forest is a local government district in
Worcestershire, England, covering the towns of Kidderminster, Stourport-on-Severnand Bewdley. Its council is based in Stourport-on-Severn.
The district was formed under the
Local Government Act 1972, on 1 April 1974, as a merger of Bewdley and Kidderminster municipal boroughs, Stourport-on-Severn Urban DistrictCouncil and Kidderminster Rural DistrictCouncil.
The Wyre Forest parliamentary constituency, which covers most of the district, is represented by the
Independent Kidderminster Hospital and Health ConcernMP Dr Richard Taylor. His party was the dominant party, but in the May 2008 local election, the Conservative Party took control of the council.
A wiki with over 1000 articles regarding the district has been created at [http://www.wyfopedia.org.uk/ Wyfopedia]
Parishes in Wyre Forest District
Churchill and Blakedown
Wolverley and Cookley
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