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Free Parking in Wokingham To Be Discussed

Free Parking in Wokingham To Be Discussed

With the transformation of Wokingham Market Place well underway, the borough council is set to bring in free parking in Wokingham town centre car parks, if approved by the Executive this month (26 October).   If agreed, free parking would be available from 3pm to 8am until the end of January.   The ‘Free after […]

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Eastern Gateway – South Wokingham Distributor Road Plans

Eastern Gateway – South Wokingham Distributor Road Plans

Eastern Gateway – South Wokingham Distributor Road Plans   Eastern Gateway – Residents and businesses are being urged to have their say about plans for the second phase of the South Wokingham Distributor Road (SWDR).   Wokingham Borough Council has submitted an application for this new part of the SWDR, known as the Eastern Gateway, […]

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Wokingham Council Secures Government Funding For Children Social Work

Wokingham Council Secures Government Funding For Children Social Work

Wokingham Council Secures Government Funding For Children Social Work Wokingham Council Secures Government Funding For Children Social Work:- Wokingham Borough Council has secured government funding to step up a ground-breaking new approach to children’s social work.   It has joined forces with nine other local authorities to successfully win £1.95million from the Department for Education […]

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Charity Zumba Raises Money For Brain Tumour Charity

Charity Zumba Raises Money For Brain Tumour Charity

Charity Zumba Charity Zumba Raises Money For Brain Tumour Charity – More than 50 enthusiastic Zumba fans enjoyed a charity evening of dance at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre.   The event raised £340 for The Brain Tumour Charity, and was supported by Tesco’s Wokingham and 1Life Leisure and Wokingham Borough Council’s sports and leisure team. […]

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Peach Place Affordable Housing

Peach Place Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing Affordable Housing – Proposals for much-needed affordable housing on a prime town centre site have been backed at Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making executive this week.   A total of 22 homes being developed at Peach Place as part of the regeneration masterplan for Wokingham town centre will be let to key workers rather […]

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Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio

Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio

Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio – Councillors have given the green light for an innovative way of raising much needed funds for Wokingham Borough Council.   The council will be adopting its own property portfolio strategy as a way of raising revenue after the scheme was […]

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Wokingham Residents Could Get Enhanced Refuse Collection

Wokingham Residents Could Get Enhanced Refuse Collection

Wokingham Residents Could Get Enhanced Refuse Collection Enhanced Refuse Collection:- Residents are set to receive enhanced weekly rubbish and recycling collections if a new food waste service is approved.   Wokingham Borough Council’s executive is being asked to approve in principle a new weekly food waste collection service that could boost recycling rates and save […]

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Wokingham Residents Reminded About Electoral Registration

Wokingham Residents Reminded About Electoral Registration

Wokingham Residents Reminded About Electoral Registration Electoral Registration:- Wokingham Borough residents are being urged to respond to forms requesting information for the electoral register.   Wokingham Borough Council sent out letters to properties in August, asking people to check and update details for their address.   So far nearly 60 per cent have responded, with […]

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Market Place Works Update – Broad Street Next

Market Place Works Update – Broad Street Next

MARKET PLACE IMPROVEMENT WORKS MOVING TO BROAD STREET  Market Place Works, Work is progressing well on the £3.8million Market Place improvement scheme with excavation and utility work along Denmark Street drawing to completion. The road will re-open on Monday September 25.   The project is part of the long-term vision for the future of Wokingham […]

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Wokingham Council Take Over Parking Enforcement in October 2017

Wokingham Council Take Over Parking Enforcement in October 2017

Wokingham Council Take Over Parking Enforcement Parking Enforcement, putting an end to dangerous parking will be at the top of the list of priorities when Wokingham Borough Council takes over parking enforcement from the police next month.  From October 9, the council will be responsible for civil parking enforcement (CPE) ensuring safe and legal parking […]