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Wokingham Christmas Bin Collection Details

Wokingham Christmas Bin Collection Details

FESTIVE WASTE AND RECYCLING COLLECTIONS INFORMATION With Christmas just around the corner, Wokingham Borough Council is reminding residents there will be changes to waste and recycling collections during the festive period. Keep an eye out for the winter edition of Wokingham Borough News, which will be out for delivery week commencing 16 December and will […]

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Wokingham Residents Need To Help With Damp Recycling

Wokingham Residents Need To Help With Damp Recycling

Stamp out the damp campaign to keep up resident’s excellent recycling record Wokingham Borough residents have proved themselves first-rate recyclers, but we now face a new challenge that needs everybody’s help to meet. Damp Recycling Issues Due to global economic changes, recycling plants are no longer accepting wet paper and card and recent batches sent […]

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Wokingham Council To Offer Paperless Bills

Wokingham Council To Offer Paperless Bills

Wokingham Borough residents can now choose to receive their Council Tax bills and/or benefit notifications online, instead of in the post. The move to paperless e-billing and e-notifications enhances the existing online Council Tax ‘My Account’ for residents, available via the council’s website. Not only is it more environmentally friendly – Wokingham Borough Council declared […]

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Dinton Pastures Santa Dash 2019

Dinton Pastures Santa Dash 2019

Dust off your running shoes and join the ever-popular Dinton Pastures Santa Dash 2019:- on Saturday 14 December. Hosted by Barnes Fitness, residents across the borough are invited to take part in the third consecutive event this winter. Local Charity This year the run will raise funds for local charity, Daisy’s Dream which supports children […]

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Tape Lane Social Housing Opens

Tape Lane Social Housing Opens

Wokingham Borough Council opened the doors to 11 newly constructed social rent homes, in Tape Lane, Hurst. It is the first traditional council housing of its kind in over 20 years and a milestone achievement for the Council. The development has two and three bedroom houses as well as one four bedroom bungalow. It has […]

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Dinton Pastures Christmas Fayre 2019

Dinton Pastures Christmas Fayre 2019

The countdown to Christmas is on and what better way to get into the festive spirit than by heading down to Dinton Pastures Christmas Fayre 2019. The weekend is set to be bigger and better than before, following its incredible launch last winter. Guests are invited to join the Christmas cheer on Saturday 7 and […]

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New Dinton Activity Centre Announced

New Dinton Activity Centre Announced

PLANS FOR A NEW £1.8M DINTON ACTIVITY CENTRE UNVEILED A two storey building that compliments its natural surroundings, state-of-the-art facilities, an activity hall, and a coffee shop with a viewing gallery overlooking the lake; just a few of the new features planned for the new £1.8m Dinton Activity Centre, Hurst. Drop In Wokingham Borough Council […]

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Wokingham Christmas Free Parking Back For 2019

Wokingham Christmas Free Parking Back For 2019

Free Saturday daytime parking in the run up to Christmas is back again this year in Wokingham Borough Council car parks on 7, 14 and 21 December. As Sunday and evening parking is already free in the council-run car parks listed below, it means shoppers can park without charge for the whole weekend, on these […]

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Loddon Valley Ramblers Improve Footpath Access

Loddon Valley Ramblers Improve Footpath Access

The Loddon Valley Ramblers have made great strides when it comes to improving footpath access across the Wokingham borough. During 2019, their volunteers have installed 14 gates throughout the local area, replacing stiles and making access to the footpath network easier for all. Wokingham Borough Council fully supports the community project and welcomes the ramblers’ […]

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Recycled Plastic Kerbstones Trial In Wokingham

Recycled Plastic Kerbstones Trial In Wokingham

Kerbstones made from recycled plastics will be trialled in Wokingham borough. The innovative scheme will be run by Wokingham Borough Council alongside its highways contractor Volker Highways. Using plastic kerbs reduces the amount of carbon produced in manufacturing, transport and construction by about 40 per cent compared to concrete kerbing. Plastic kerbing, which looks almost […]

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