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Mayor Thanks Charity Helpers

Mayor Thanks Charity Helpers

Representatives from more than 60 voluntary groups came together this week (Monday February 11) for a special reception hosted by the Borough Mayor, Cllr John Kaiser. The Mayor’s Voluntary Sector reception, hosted at the Oakwood Centre in Woodley, is an opportunity for charity representatives to network, renew old acquaintances, and meet new ones. It is […]

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Self Build Homes Coming To Wokingham

Self Build Homes Coming To Wokingham

Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making executive has approved the council’s first self-build housing project at its meeting on January 31. The project will see 21 self-build plots of land at Wheatsheaf Close made available to Wokingham Borough residents. Eight of the plots will be sold to self-builders on the open market, which will help offset the […]

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Peach Street Place – More Shops Announced

Peach Street Place – More Shops Announced

New independent shops will soon be gracing Wokingham town centre as Peach Place delivers on its promise to be a home to niche business that will set it apart from the norm. Unique local independents The Blue Orchid Bakery and Tea Room; vinyl record shop Beyond the Download; and the Leafy Elephant gin bar will […]

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Wokingham New Home Consultation Continues

Wokingham New Home Consultation Continues

Residents across Wokingham Borough are coming out in large numbers to Wokingham Borough Council’s homes for the future consultation events, to learn more and have their say about how the borough will grow in the future. Five events have been held to date (in Winnersh, Wokingham Without, Twyford, Wokingham town and Shinfield parish) and all […]

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Half Term Library Activities For Children & Young People

Half Term Library Activities For Children & Young People

Wokingham Borough Libraries are running a range of activities this February half-term for young people across the Borough. Please contact the relevant library to book a place on an activity. Explore Learning – Angular Architecture Pop on your hard hats as the children become architects and learn the areas and angles required to construct the […]

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Wokingham Blue Rubbish Bags Being Delivered Now

Wokingham Blue Rubbish Bags Being Delivered Now

Delivery of more than five million blue waste bags by Wokingham Borough Council will start today (Monday 21 January). 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 to cover the period between April 2019 […]

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Wokingham Schools Elect Youth MP

Wokingham Schools Elect Youth MP

Pupils from senior schools across Wokingham Borough have elected a new Youth MP and a Vice Youth MP. The programme is run by the British Youth Council, to give opportunities to young people to use their elected voice to bring about social change through meaningful representation and campaigning. In the autumn, participating schools elected a […]

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Tape Lane Hurst – Wokingham Social Housing

Tape Lane Hurst – Wokingham Social Housing

Six former council homes on Tape Lane, Hurst have now been demolished and early in the new year, construction will start on 11 much needed, new, social rent homes. The new homes are funded by Wokingham Borough Council. Ahead of the fast approaching Christmas period, contractors have been working to clear and prepare land at […]

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Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down

Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down

Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down   Wokingham Borough Council has announced its office opening hours for this Christmas and New Year period.   Date Shute End offices The Old Forge Monday 24 December 9am to 3pm 9am to 3pm Tuesday 25 December  (Christmas Day) Closed Closed Wednesday 26 December (Boxing Day) Closed Closed Thursday […]

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Schools Christmas Carol Concert

Schools Christmas Carol Concert

Schools Christmas Carol Concert   Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr John Kaiser, joined pupils from 19 of the Borough’s schools for the annual Christmas carol concert on Sunday 9 December, held this year at Arborfield Green Leisure Centre.     Some 400 angelic voices performed festive songs and carols including ‘We Three Kings’ and ‘No Room […]