CHRISTMAS shoppers in Kidderminster, Stourport and Bewdley can now benefit from free festive parking.

The incentive, which applies to all Wyre Forest District Council-owned car parks, starts today (December 1) and will last until Friday, December 29.

Those out Christmas shopping in the towns can take advantage of three hours of free parking between 3pm and 6pm from Monday to Friday.

Car parks in Kidderminster include Bull Ring, Market Street Aldi store, Batemans Yard, Bromsgrove Street Comberton Place, Pike Mills and St Mary's Church.

The offer is not available at Weaver’s Wharf car park in Kidderminster, which is privately owned.

Car parks in Stourport include Raven Street, Riverside Meadows, Severn Meadows No.1, Severn Meadows No.2, Severn Meadows No.3, Vale Road and Bridge Street.

Bewdley car parks include Dog Lane, Gardners Meadow, Load Street Lower and Load Street Upper.