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Winnersh Relief Road Phase One Opened Today

Winnersh Relief Road Phase One Opened Today

Winnersh Relief Road The first phase of the Winnersh Relief Road (WRR), connecting the B3270 Lower Earley Way to the B3030 King Street Lane, is due to open today,  Monday June 11.  Built by the developer Bovis, the relief road will provide access to the new housing on the former Hatch Farm Dairies site.   […]

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Wokingham Carers Week 2018

Wokingham Carers Week 2018

Wokingham Carers Week Wokingham Borough Council is teaming up with Wokingham Outreach Service, Barkham Day Hospital Memory Clinic, Involve, The Wade Day Centre, and the Bradbury Centre to organise a programme of events and activities to mark Carers Week 2018 in the Wokingham Borough.   Carers Week is an annual national event to recognise the […]

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John Kaiser Elected As New Wokingham Mayor

John Kaiser Elected As New Wokingham Mayor

John Kaiser Cllr John Kaiser was elected as Wokingham Borough Mayor for the year ahead at last night’s annual Meeting of the Council (May 24). He takes over the chain of office from Cllr Rob Stanton. Cllr Bill Soane was appointed Deputy Mayor for 2018/19.     Mayor   The Mayor is officially the ‘first […]

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Library Volunteer Celebration

Library Volunteer Celebration

Library Volunteer Celebration Library Volunteer Celebration in Wokingham Borough libraries will be recognising the hard work of its volunteers, with a celebration of thanks at Wokingham Library on Friday June 8, 12noon to 2pm.   Volunteers play a huge role in delivering additional library services across the borough including storytime, rhymetime and arts and crafts; […]

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Arborfield Leisure Centre Open

Arborfield Leisure Centre Open

Arborfield Leisure Centre Open   The new state of the art Arborfield Green Leisure Centre was officially opened by Wokingham Borough Deputy Mayor, Cllr John Kaiser, earlier this month (May 14).     The new centre includes a state of the art 50 station gym for members, two studios and a spinning studio, as well […]

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Wokingham Half Marathon Award

Wokingham Half Marathon Award

Wokingham Half Marathon Award Peter Evans, organiser of the Wokingham half-marathon, has been recognised by Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr Rob Stanton, with a Mayor’s Award for his services to the voluntary sector and sport in the Wokingham Borough.   As chairman of the Wokingham Half-Marathon organising committee, Peter has worked tirelessly each year to organise […]

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May Half Term Events in Wokingham For The Young Ones

May Half Term Events in Wokingham For The Young Ones

May Half Term Events in Wokingham Wokingham Borough Council’s library service is running the following activities this May half term. Please contact the relevant library to book a place. Explore Learning Telling the Time Help children tackle the challenge of the big and little hand in this telling the time workshop. Ages 5 to 7, […]

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Dinton Pastures Fun Weekend

Dinton Pastures Fun Weekend

Dinton Pastures Visitors will be able to try their hand at the array of activities on offer at Dinton Pastures Country Park during its annual Family Fun Weekend next month (June 2 and 3)   Now in its eighth year, the event offers the perfect day out for all the family, enjoying a festival atmosphere […]

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Leisure Contract Begins

Leisure Contract Begins

Leisure Contract Begins This Month Residents can look forward to improvements across Wokingham Borough’s leisure centres after Places for People Leisure began the running of centres earlier this month (May 1).   The new 15-year contract covers Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, Carnival Pool and Fitness Centre, St Crispin’s Sports Centre, and Bulmershe Leisure Centre, as […]

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Gorse Ride Housing Estate Redevelopment

Gorse Ride Housing Estate Redevelopment

Gorse Ride Housing Estate The outdated housing on Gorse Ride estate is set to be demolished and replaced by high quality new homes thanks to an investment of about £30million from Wokingham Borough Council, if plans are agreed next week.   The council’s decision-making executive will discuss approval of the funding (£28,015,683 commuted sum from […]