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Foundry College Improvements & New Building Opened

Foundry College Improvements & New Building Opened

A new building at Foundry College in Wokingham has been officially opened by the Mayor of the borough. Mayor Cllr Keith Baker MBE cut the ribbon at the secondary school with acting headteacher Iain Thomas last week. Foundry College Improvements The £1.7million project saw a range of improvements to the school in Budges Gardens, creating […]

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Cycle and Walking In Wokingham To Benefit From Almost £100,000 from Government

Cycle and Walking In Wokingham To Benefit From Almost £100,000 from Government

Wokingham Borough Council has been awarded almost £100,000 by the Department for Transport to help encourage cycling in the area. It’s coming from the Government’s Capability Fund to support the council to promote walking and cycling in the area. Cycle and Walking Award The award recognises the council’s commitment to active travel and its work […]

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Barkham Solar Farm Approved

Barkham Solar Farm Approved

The borough council’s plans to combat climate emergency received a major boost last night when plans for a new solar farm in Barkham were approved. The plan will see 67,340 solar panels installed on farmland to the north and south of Barkham Ride generating enough renewable energy to power thousands of local houses as well […]

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Cantley Park Cafe Opens

Cantley Park Cafe Opens

The refurbishment at Cantley Park reached a major milestone on Friday 3 September 2021 as the new café was officially opened by Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr Keith Baker, during a ribbon cutting ceremony. The ambitious project features a brand new café (which were once changing rooms) and a refurbished pavilion and a 3G sports pitch. […]

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Cantley Park 3G Pitch Opens

Cantley Park 3G Pitch Opens

A brand new state-of-the-art 3G pitch with floodlights was officially opened by Wokingham Borough Council at Cantley Park in Wokingham on 1 September. The new 3G Pitch was made possible thanks to investment from the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation. Funding After netting a £616,619 amount grant from the Football Foundation, work […]

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Wokingham Vaccine Bus Back In The Area This Week/Weekend

Wokingham Vaccine Bus Back In The Area This Week/Weekend

Wokingham Borough Council is delighted to announce that the NHS Health on the Move Covid-19 vaccine bus will be back in the borough this week, offering first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine. All eligible residents who are over the age of 16 can come forward for their jab on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, […]

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Wokingham Back To School Information For September 2021

Wokingham Back To School Information For September 2021

This week signals the start of the new school year. Students across the borough will be returning to school, moving schools or starting school for the very first time. No Restrictions For the first time since March 2020, students will be back in classrooms with no restrictions, such as bubbles or requirements to self-isolate if […]

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Farley Hill Primary School Keys Handed Over In Readiness To Open

Farley Hill Primary School Keys Handed Over In Readiness To Open

Keys for the new Farley Hill Primary School site in Arborfield have been handed over to its headteacher. Emma Clarke and her team are gearing up to open the new school site next month, after construction was completed on the new school earlier this summer. Open In September All the modules for the buildings are […]

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Wokingham Festival 2021 Returns This Weekend

Wokingham Festival 2021 Returns This Weekend

Wokingham Festival returns to Cantley Park this coming weekend (28 to 30 August) and you have until 10pm on Thursday (26 August) to get your advanced tickets. This popular annual event is supported this year by Wokingham Borough Council and more than 40 artists from across the borough and from further afield will take to […]

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Boxing Fitness Hub Coming To Peach Place in Wokingham

Boxing Fitness Hub Coming To Peach Place in Wokingham

BXGFit, a state-of-the-art boxing fitness hub, is arriving at Peach Place in Wokingham this autumn, following an increased demand in combat sports and fitness sessions across the borough. Wokingham Borough Council is investing £630,000 into the boutique boxing fitness hub which will be the first of its kind within the borough and will bring social […]

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