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Foster Care Fortnight

Foster Care Fortnight

Eight amazing families have become foster carers with Wokingham Borough Council since the Covid-19 pandemic began. Despite the challenges of the last year these people have stepped up to make a difference for young people in the area when they’ve needed it most. Foster Care Fortnight In Wokingham And now is the perfect time for […]

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Winnersh Relief Road Opens

Winnersh Relief Road Opens

Exciting times as Wokingham Borough Mayor Cllr Malcolm Richards opens the final phase of a major new road in Winnersh to traffic for the first time. The council’s 2010 local plan included measures to improve the transport capacity in the borough through improvements to the strategic transport network. This included a relief road around Winnersh […]

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Farley Hill Primary School – Update

Farley Hill Primary School – Update

The leaders from Farley Hill Primary School have been given a tour of their new school site in Arborfield. Headteacher Emma Clarke, business manager Nina Martins and chairman of governors Duncan Hamilton were given a tour of the new primary school being built at Arborfield Green. Farley Hill Primary School Construction Construction of school is […]

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The Ridges In Finchampstead Will Be Closed For Up To A Year

The Ridges In Finchampstead Will Be Closed For Up To A Year

The Ridges in Finchampstead will be closed for up to a year to repair a collapsed section of road. A closure has been in place since last month after a section of the road began to collapse. After extensive assessment by engineers on behalf of the council, work to carry out repairs will likely take […]

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Mobile Rapid Testing Units Hit Wokingham

Mobile Rapid Testing Units Hit Wokingham

Mobile rapid testing units are hitting key locations in Wokingham Borough, as the council continues to expand its lateral flow testing programme. The rapid testing units are being trialled in car parks of retail areas where there is currently a high footfall, including Aldi in Wokingham on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, and Asda in Lower […]

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Wokingham Roads 2021 Resurfacing Programme Details

Wokingham Roads 2021 Resurfacing Programme Details

Sixty seven roads will be improved and renewed as part of Wokingham Borough Council’s £4.8million resurfacing programme for 2021-22. Our contractors will be working across the borough on the roads which are most in need of attention to keep the borough moving smoothly. Key transport routes including Reading Road, Winnersh; Lower Earley Way, Earley; Hyde […]

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‘Every Day is Different’ National Campaign – Wokingham Joins In

‘Every Day is Different’ National Campaign – Wokingham Joins In

Wokingham Borough Council is joining the national ‘Every Day is Different’ campaign in a bid to recruit carers across the borough. This signals our commitment to deliver vital services and compassionate care to vulnerable people across the area in partnership with our care providers. Every Day is Different Job Board Nationally there is a continuing […]

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Woodland Trust £300,000 Cash Boost For Wokingham Tree Planting

Woodland Trust £300,000 Cash Boost For Wokingham Tree Planting

£300,000 cash boost for Wokingham to boost tree cover and tackle climate change Thousands of new trees will be planted across the Wokingham area thanks to a cash boost from the Woodland trust. The council will benefit from the charity’s Emergency Tree Fund, set up to encourage local authorities to make trees a central part […]

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New Twyford Library Approved

New Twyford Library Approved

A new chapter is opening for Twyford Library as Wokingham Borough Council approves plans to create a brand-new facility in the centre of the village, converting the Old Polehampton Boys School. Funding is confirmed for the first phase of the project, which includes plans to convert the Grade II listed building into a library and […]

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Census 2021 Arrives In Wokingham

Census 2021 Arrives In Wokingham

This week marks the official start of the census in Wokingham Borough.  Between 3rd – 12th March all households across Wokingham Borough will receive an information pack containing their unique 16-digit access code to complete the census online.  The census is a survey that happens every 10 years and gives us a detailed picture of […]

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