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Foundry College Improvements & New Building Opened

Foundry College Improvements & New Building Opened

A new building at Foundry College in Wokingham has been officially opened by the Mayor of the borough. Mayor Cllr Keith Baker MBE cut the ribbon at the secondary school with acting headteacher Iain Thomas last week. Foundry College Improvements The £1.7million project saw a range of improvements to the school in Budges Gardens, creating […]

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Barkham Solar Farm Approved

Barkham Solar Farm Approved

The borough council’s plans to combat climate emergency received a major boost last night when plans for a new solar farm in Barkham were approved. The plan will see 67,340 solar panels installed on farmland to the north and south of Barkham Ride generating enough renewable energy to power thousands of local houses as well […]

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Cantley Park Cafe Opens

Cantley Park Cafe Opens

The refurbishment at Cantley Park reached a major milestone on Friday 3 September 2021 as the new café was officially opened by Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr Keith Baker, during a ribbon cutting ceremony. The ambitious project features a brand new café (which were once changing rooms) and a refurbished pavilion and a 3G sports pitch. […]

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Farley Hill Primary School Keys Handed Over In Readiness To Open

Farley Hill Primary School Keys Handed Over In Readiness To Open

Keys for the new Farley Hill Primary School site in Arborfield have been handed over to its headteacher. Emma Clarke and her team are gearing up to open the new school site next month, after construction was completed on the new school earlier this summer. Open In September All the modules for the buildings are […]

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Boxing Fitness Hub Coming To Peach Place in Wokingham

Boxing Fitness Hub Coming To Peach Place in Wokingham

BXGFit, a state-of-the-art boxing fitness hub, is arriving at Peach Place in Wokingham this autumn, following an increased demand in combat sports and fitness sessions across the borough. Wokingham Borough Council is investing £630,000 into the boutique boxing fitness hub which will be the first of its kind within the borough and will bring social […]

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Matthewsgreen Primary School To Be Called St Cecilia’s Church of England Primary School.

Matthewsgreen Primary School To Be Called St Cecilia’s Church of England Primary School.

A new primary school in Wokingham will be called St Cecilia’s Church of England Primary School. The 210 place school at Matthewsgreen, which will be open to all pupils, has been named after the patron saint of music and musicians by The Keys Academy Trust, which will the run the school when it opens. Construction […]

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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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