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The Countdown Is On For Marvellous Festival 2019

The Countdown Is On For Marvellous Festival 2019

The countdown is on for Marvellous Festival which is taking place this weekend, 20 and 21 July, against the beautiful backdrop of Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst. The event is set to be a sell out and festival organisers are encouraging music lovers to get their tickets while they still can. Festival goers will […]

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Wokingham Borough Council’s Fun Day For Vulnerable Adults

Wokingham Borough Council’s Fun Day For Vulnerable Adults

Some of the Borough’s most vulnerable adults attended the first-ever inclusion event at Dinton Pastures Country Park, on 3 July, as a part of Wokingham Borough Council’s new initiative to combat loneliness.  From feeding the ducks, to crazy golf, it was a chance to get out in the fresh air and socialise. 30 adults from […]

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SUPathlon at Dinton Pastures

SUPathlon at Dinton Pastures

Dinton Pastures Country Park is hosting a duathlon with a difference this summer – a SUPathlon! The brand new event, which takes place on 14 July, mixes running and stand-up paddleboarding together in what is believed to be the first of its kind in England. Organised in partnership with Bracknell-based Barnes Fitness, the Dinton SUPathlon […]

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Igniting Writing, A Rreative Writing Club For Teenagers

Igniting Writing, A Rreative Writing Club For Teenagers

Igniting Writing, a creative writing club for teenagers. Igniting Writing is holding a series of summer creative writing workshops for 11-18 year olds over the school summer holidays Saturday 27th July, 10:30am to 3:00pm at Wokingham Library, a creative writing workshop on the topic of fanfiction (costs £5 per person to attend) Saturday 3rd August, 10:30am to 3:00pm at Wokingham […]

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California Country Park Paddling Pool Opens

California Country Park Paddling Pool Opens

Make a splash this weekend, as California Country Park opens its ever-popular paddling pool ready for the summer months ahead. From Saturday 6 July, visitors are invited to cool-off as the weather hots up at the scenic family-friendly park. During those long, dark and wet winter months the Wokingham Borough Council parks team have also been hard at work improving […]

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Park At Mulberry Close Opened

Park At Mulberry Close Opened

The new Mayor of Wokingham Borough, Cllr Bill Soane, got to open his first park on June 20. The new plan park, which is at the Mulberry Grove development in Wokingham features a basket swing, rope bridge, climbing trunks slide and trim trail. Set amongst a larger greenspace there is plenty of room for young […]

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Outgoing Wokingham Mayor Raises £27,600 For Me2Club

Outgoing Wokingham Mayor Raises £27,600 For Me2Club

Outgoing Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr John Kaiser, has helped to raise a grand total of £27,600 for local Me2 Club – his chosen charity during his year in office. The Woodley-based Me2 Club enables children and young people with additional needs and disabilities from the Wokingham Borough (aged between five and 19), to attend mainstream […]

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Marvellous Festival 2019 at Dinton Pastures – Details

Marvellous Festival 2019 at Dinton Pastures – Details

Kick off the summer holidays in style at the annual Marvellous Festival. The ever popular tribute festival is taking place next month 20 and 21 July at Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst where music lovers are invited to enjoy three stages of live music across the weekend. The line-up for the main stage features […]

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South Wokingham Housing Development – Public Consultation

South Wokingham Housing Development – Public Consultation

Residents are being invited to comment on planning applications submitted for a major housing development proposed in South Wokingham. The applications are for about 1,700 homes to the south of the railway line and include a new primary school, community facilities, parks and play areas. The plans will also show proposed flood mitigation and set […]

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Chance To Win £750 During Bike Week

Chance To Win £750 During Bike Week

8-16 June is Bike Week, and to celebrate Wokingham Borough Council’s My Journey Team are giving you the chance to win £750. You can spend it in a local bike shop or on a European city break and all you have to do qualify for a free entry is to log a ten minute cycle […]