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California Country Park Improvements Delayed

California Country Park Improvements Delayed

California Country Park Improvements   Escalating estimated costs of some of the planned improvements at California Country Park has sadly forced Wokingham Borough Council to delay aspects of the project while the scheme goes out to tender. The council’s contractor, Balfour Beatty has revised its initial estimate of the work following detailed design work, adding […]

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Broad Street Reopening Friday 23rd March 2018

Broad Street Reopening Friday 23rd March 2018

Broad Street Reopening An important milestone will be reached in the Market Place Improvement Project this week when Broad Street and Langborough Road re-open to offer the first proper view of the town’s great new look. Whilst areas of paving in front of Boots will still need to be completed, residents will be able to […]

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Grazeley Infrastructure Bid For New Town

Grazeley Infrastructure Bid For New Town

Grazeley funding bid for possible new settlement at Grazeley passes first test   Wokingham  Borough Council’s ongoing partnership work to ensure future housing development is well-planned and accompanied by the necessary investment in schools, transport, community, sporting and health facilities has received a boost today (March 21).   Last September, in partnership with West Berkshire Council […]

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Wokingham Library Easter Events

Wokingham Library Easter Events

Wokingham Library Easter Events Wokingham Library Easter programme includes a range of activities for young people across the borough. Please contact the relevant library to book a place on an activity.   Amazing Animals activity session Non-fiction activity session for ages seven to 11. Places must be booked, £2 a session Winnersh Library: Wednesday April […]

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Come Dine With Me Looking For Wokingham Residents

Come Dine With Me Looking For Wokingham Residents

Come Dine With Me FILMING DATES 9TH MAY –11TH MAY 2018 MUST BE OVER 18 TO APPLY EMAIL CDWM@ITV.COM   Hit TV show Come Dine With Me are on the hunt for couples based in Wokingham and surrounding areas for their newest series. Do you and your partner host the best dinner parties in town? Think you and your […]

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Emmbrook Road Flood Relief Works

Emmbrook Road Flood Relief Works

Emmbrook Road Wokingham Borough Council is due to start drainage work along Emmbrook Road in Wokingham, from March 26, to alleviate flooding near the railway bridge.   A new section of drainage pipe is being installed between the bridge and Reading Road. The work is due to take four weeks, but for this to be […]

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Elms Field Update – Regeneration Of Wokingham Town

Elms Field Update – Regeneration Of Wokingham Town

Elms Field Update   Wokingham Borough Council’s ambitious regeneration plans to create a great future for Wokingham town centre are moving forward rapidly as preparations continue to start work on Elms Field in mid-March.   The plans will see a great new location created with improved shopping, restaurants, leisure facilities and homes, alongside an improved […]

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Wokingham Mayor Honours Voluntary Groups

Wokingham Mayor Honours Voluntary Groups

Wokingham Mayor Honours Voluntary Groups   Wokingham Mayor – Representatives from over 60 voluntary groups came together last week (Wednesday February 21) for a special reception hosted by the Borough Mayor, Cllr Rob Stanton.   The Mayor’s Voluntary Sector reception, hosted at the Finchampstead Baptist Centre, is an opportunity for representatives to network, renew old […]

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South Wokingham Distributor Road Given Go Ahead

South Wokingham Distributor Road Given Go Ahead

EASTERN GATEWAY PLANNING APPLICATION APPROVED   South Wokingham Distributor Road – Wokingham Borough Council is pleased to announce its planning application for the second phase of the South Wokingham Distributor Road (SWDR), known as the Eastern Gateway, was approved on February 14.   The SWDR is being built primarily to serve the 2,500 new homes […]

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Blue Bags For Wokingham Borough Residents Are On The Way For 2018/19

Blue Bags For Wokingham Borough Residents Are On The Way For 2018/19

Blue bags for 2018/19 are on their way Over five million blue waste bags will start to be delivered by Wokingham Borough Council today (February 12). The bags, which households use for waste that cannot be recycled will take approximately five weeks to deliver. Each household will receive 80 bags in two rolls of 40 […]