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Elms Field Shops & Units Update

Elms Field Shops & Units Update

Elms Field is set to become an even better destination for local families as the council announces some of the latest businesses to take up units in the new development. Kaspas Dessert parlour with their wide range of delicious desserts and drinks will be joined by This Little Piggy a fabulous independent children’s wear boutique, […]

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Wokingham Carbon Neutral Target Helped By VolkerHighways

Wokingham Carbon Neutral Target Helped By VolkerHighways

Wokingham Borough Council’s contractor VolkerHighways will be using two new electric vehicles to travel across the borough’s road network to help cut the council’s carbon footprint. It is the first of the council’s key suppliers to take such a bold step in support of its declaration of climate emergency in the summer. The electric cars […]

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Wokingham Roads Will See Drainage Works This Winter

Wokingham Roads Will See Drainage Works This Winter

More than 100 roads across Wokingham Borough will see drainage works take place this winter. Highway grips, which are shallow channels connecting the edge of the carriageway to a roadside ditch, are being cut across the roads to help drain rain water from roads in rural locations. Drainage Works – Road Closures The works will […]

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Cantley Park To Be Transformed

Cantley Park To Be Transformed

More than £1.6million is set to be invested at Cantley Park in Wokingham if enhancement proposals are agreed by Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making executive at its meeting next Monday (December 23). Cantley Park Enhancments The proposed enhancements would transform the park’s facilities to include a new start-of-the-art 3G pitch (subject to planning approval and Football […]

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Wokingham Council Awarded £9.2 Million Towards 2 New Roads

Wokingham Council Awarded £9.2 Million Towards 2 New Roads

Another key milestone has been reached in improving Wokingham Borough’s road network as the council is awarded £9.2million towards two new roads. These schemes have been backed through the Government’s Business Rates Retention Pilot, which means money collected through business rates in the borough goes back into the borough’s infrastructure, and the Local Growth Fund. […]

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Evendons Primary School – Best School In Wokingham

Evendons Primary School – Best School In Wokingham

Evendons Primary School in Finchampstead is celebrating a successful evening at the Modeshift South East regional awards after being named ‘Best School in Wokingham’ for going the extra mile promoting the benefits of walking, cycling and scooting to school. Local primary schools Evendons, The Coombes in Arborfield and Wheatfield in Winnersh were also all nominated […]

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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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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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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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