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Wokingham GCSE 2019 Results

Wokingham GCSE 2019 Results

Students across the Wokingham Borough shone on GCSE results day, as they performed well above the national average in English and maths despite sitting new, tougher exams. More than 1,700 young people collected results across the borough, with 81.8 per cent passing English with a grade 4 or higher compared to the national average of […]

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Neon Sheep Shop To Open In Peach Street Later This Year

Neon Sheep Shop To Open In Peach Street Later This Year

High Street sensation Neon Sheep will be the latest brand to brighten up Wokingham’s Peach Place redevelopment when it opens later this year. Neon Sheep Neon Sheep, which offers a range of quirky stationery, clothing, homeware and gifts, will take the last unit facing Peach Street. It will be joined by Coffee#1 which will open […]

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Wokingham A Level Results 2019

Wokingham A Level Results 2019

Sixth formers at Wokingham borough schools have much to celebrate as today’s A-level results were published (August 15). The proportion of students across the Wokingham Borough receiving the top grades (A* to A) has increased to 22% in 2019 overall. This is in contrast to a national decline in top grades. The percentage of pupils […]

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Twyford Waitrose Building Bought By Wokingham Council

Twyford Waitrose Building Bought By Wokingham Council

Wokingham Borough Council  has chosen to invest in our community, protect a vital amenity and secure long term income by growing its property investment portfolio with the purchase of the Waitrose building in Twyford.  “With ever increasing pressure on our budget it’s critical that Wokingham Borough Council looks for opportunities to become more commercially minded and find ways to […]

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Cricket Camp This August at Cantley

Cricket Camp This August at Cantley

Wokingham Active Kids holiday camps are in full swing with sport loving youngsters enjoying yet another fun-filled summer and Wokingham Borough Council has now announced a dedicated cricket camp will be running 27-30 August at Cantley Park. Cricket Club The cricket club, which is available for 7-12 year olds, will be running 10am-3pm and places […]

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Elle Won Opens In Peach Place – More Shops Opening This Month

Elle Won Opens In Peach Place – More Shops Opening This Month

Peach Place just go that bit more stylish this week with the opening of the new independent shoe and handbag shop, Elle Won, in Wokingham town centre. With their amazing range of locally designed accessories, Elle Won is set to become a staple in local wardrobes across Wokingham. Wokingham Mayor The Mayor of Wokingham Borough […]

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Harry Dunn – Local Author Launches Latest Thriller At Wokingham Library

Harry Dunn – Local Author Launches Latest Thriller At Wokingham Library

Wokingham Library is thrilled to be welcoming successful local author Harry Dunn on 2 September to talk about his new eagerly awaited third instalment of his Jack Barclay crime series, ‘Death Run’. Mr Dunn, a devoted member of the Wokingham Library writer’s group for many years, will be entertaining attendees with delightful anecdotes about his […]

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Conservation Helps Barn Owls In Area

Conservation Helps Barn Owls In Area

At least 11 barn owls born in the Wokingham Borough are on the verge of taking their first flight, according to the findings of the summer survey of the area’s barn owl boxes. And more of the rare birds could be on their way with the study showing indications the parents might also try for […]

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Construction Starts This Summer On Arborfield Cross Relief Road (ACRR)

Construction Starts This Summer On Arborfield Cross Relief Road (ACRR)

Wokingham Borough Council has today announced that construction work will begin on Arborfield Cross Relief Road (ACRR) this summer with this major new highway due to open Summer 2020. The new 2.3km relief road will reduce congestion, boost employment and create opportunities for more sustainable travel, providing traffic relief in Arborfield and Arborfield Cross and […]

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New Car Parking Machines In Wokingham

New Car Parking Machines In Wokingham

Wokingham Borough Council has installed more than 50 new parking payment machines across the area, which allow visitors more flexible ways to pay. In total, fourteen extra machines have been installed across the authority’s car parks. Nine car parks have had additional machines installed, with every location having more than one to ensure visitors have […]