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Mayor Christmas Card Chosen

Mayor Christmas Card Chosen

Mayor Christmas Card Chosen Mayor Christmas Card Chosen – To mark the 10 year anniversary of the death of Captain David Hicks MC. The winning design will also be used by Captain Hicks’ parents, Alun and Lesley Hicks, who helped to judge the entries and donated the prizes.   Captain David Hicks MC, who was […]

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3G Football Pitch at Emmbrook Moving Ahead

3G Football Pitch at Emmbrook Moving Ahead

3G Football Pitch at Emmbrook Moving Ahead 3G Football – Plans are moving forward for a new 3G football pitch at The Emmbrook School, for both students and the public, after Wokingham Borough Council’s executive agreed in principle to set aside £375,000 in developer funding towards half its cost.   The new pitch would not […]

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Oxfam Wokingham Launches Christmas Poverty Appeal

Oxfam Wokingham Launches Christmas Poverty Appeal

Oxfam Wokingham Oxfam Wokingham Launches Christmas Poverty Appeal: – Oxfam’s Wokingham shop team has set itself a December fundraising target of £500 to support the charity’s work in fighting poverty and inequality here in the UK.  Having already raised just under £2,000 in its Christmas period appeals for Safe Water in 2015 & 2016, the team […]

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Free Parking During Christmas Period

Free Parking During Christmas Period

Free Parking During Christmas Period – After the success of previous years, Wokingham Borough Council is delighted to announce that free daytime parking has been extended to Sundays in the run up to Christmas this year.   As well as free parking on three Saturdays (December 9, 16 and 23) across the borough, visitors to […]

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M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council

M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council

M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site – Yesterday (November 30), Wokingham Borough Council took ownership of the former Marks and Spencer site on Peach Street in Wokingham town centre.   Cllr Stuart Munro, executive member for business and economic development and regeneration, said: “When Marks and Spencer announced they […]

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First Wokingham Greenway To Be Opened 2nd December 2017

First Wokingham Greenway To Be Opened 2nd December 2017

Wokingham Greenway To Be Opened 2nd December 2017 Wokingham Greenway, Wokingham Borough Council’s first greenway, which will link Finchampstead (The FBC Centre) to new the new development at Arborfield Green (the former Arborfield Garrison) will be officially opened by the Mayor of Wokingham borough on Saturday, December 2 at 1.30pm   As part of the council’s […]

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Family Fun Saturday 2nd December 2017

Family Fun Saturday 2nd December 2017

Family Fun Saturday 2nd December 2017 Family Fun  -There will be even more reason to visit Wokingham town centre than usual on Saturday December 2, with street entertainment, festive fun and a first chance to see behind the hoardings at Peach Place.   The borough and town councils along with the Business Association are supporting […]

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Gorse Ride Estate Regeneration Update

Gorse Ride Estate Regeneration Update

Gorse Ride Estate Regeneration Update Gorse Ride – Progress is being made on the regeneration of Gorse Ride in Finchampstead, with a steering group now established and regular drop-in surgeries for residents underway.   The first phase of the regeneration will see the  rehousing of residents and subsequent demolition and redevelopment of Cockayne Court, some […]

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New Skate Board Park In Wokingham – Work Started

New Skate Board Park In Wokingham – Work Started

Skate Board Park In Wokingham – Work Started Skate Board Park – Gravity Engineering has begun work on a new bespoke skate park on London Road, near to St Crispin’s Leisure Centre in Wokingham.   The new park will have three sections, allowing for more users on busy days. The main section uses a variety […]

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Wokingham Winter Carnival Library Events 2017

Wokingham Winter Carnival Library Events 2017

Wokingham Winter Carnival Library Events 2017 – Wokingham Library will be open 11am to 4pm on Sunday November 26 to celebrate the Wokingham Winter Carnival: Santa’s Grotto provided by Home-Start Wokingham, 11am to 3pm Berkshire Maestros – free mini maestros workshop, 11am to noon and 1 to 2pm Clarinet group, 2.30 to 2.50pm Recorders, 3 […]