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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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Wokingham Borough Is Officially The Healthiest Place To Live In England

Wokingham Borough Is Officially The Healthiest Place To Live In England

The borough tops the new Health Index for England, a measure being developed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) to understand the health of the nation. The health index is intended to track progress in improving health and health outcomes across England and is based on data from 2015 to 2018. The new measure […]

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Matthewsgreen School Taking Shape

Matthewsgreen School Taking Shape

Construction of a new school for Wokingham took a major step this week, with the first phase of modules lifted into place for the buildings. The Keys Academy Trust will run the 210-place school in Matthewsgreen, which is being built on land off Queens Road. The first modular frames were lifted into place last week […]

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Travelling Back To School Safely This Spring

Travelling Back To School Safely This Spring

Wokingham Borough Council has once again been working alongside its school transport providers to ensure a safe journey for those who travel slightly further to school. From Monday 8 March, all school buses will be reinstated. For those students travelling to the Holt, Forest, and Emmbrook schools this means providing additional school buses on the […]

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