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Wokingham Council Cuts Carbon – Installing LED Lights

Wokingham Council Cuts Carbon – Installing LED Lights

Wokingham Borough Council is making its estate more environmentally friendly, one building at a time through a variety of energy saving programmes. First up, lighting. LED Lights Over the summer the council set to work on making All Saints School in Wokingham greener by replacing outdated energy-intensive lighting with energy-saving LED lights and adding some […]

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Wokingham Peach Place Toilets Open

Wokingham Peach Place Toilets Open

The new public toilets in Peach Place opened this week – another step towards the completion of Wokingham Town Centre’s regeneration. Opening Days & Times The toilets will initially open 7am to 4pm but this is due to be extended to 10pm, from Monday 7 October. “We’ve talked a lot to people about the regeneration […]

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Ashridge Nursery Relocated After Fire

Ashridge Nursery Relocated After Fire

Following a devastating fire earlier this month, Ashridge Nursery has been temporarily relocated in Wokingham Borough Council’s Brambles Children’s Centre. “We’re so pleased to have been able to step in and help accommodate the nursery temporarily. It was a terrible situation for everyone – especially for the children, parents and staff. The nursery has been […]

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Peach Place Drinking Water Fountain Open

Peach Place Drinking Water Fountain Open

Wokingham town centre got that bit greener this week with the opening of a new drinking water fountain for refilling bottles in the council’s Peach Place development. Cllr Charlotte Haitham Taylor, executive member for regeneration, said: “With all the additional footfall coming into Wokingham, with its fantastic new shops opening up, we are keen to […]

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World Mental Health Day – Wokingham Wellbeing Conference

World Mental Health Day – Wokingham Wellbeing Conference

To mark World Mental Health Day, residents across the borough are invited to join the Wokingham Wellbeing conference on 10 October, at the Holiday Inn, Winnersh Triangle. The event, which is now in its third year, is set to be bigger and better than ever. WIWAG The event, which has been organised by the Wellbeing […]

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Wokingham Council Supporting Sport England ‘We are Undefeatable’

Wokingham Council Supporting Sport England ‘We are Undefeatable’

Wokingham Borough Council is proud to be helping to kick start a fantastic national Sport England campaign ‘We are Undefeatable’ to help the one in four people in England who live with a long-term health condition. The campaign, which is targeted at those among us living with long term conditions, is raising awareness of the […]

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Elevate Wokingham Helps Over 300 Young people Since 2016

Elevate Wokingham Helps Over 300 Young people Since 2016

Since 2016, Wokingham Borough Council’s ‘Elevate Wokingham’ scheme has helped 321 young people across the borough to gain further education, training, work experience or employment.   Optalis Optalis Supported Employment Service and Wokingham Borough Council has worked to support unemployed 16 to 24 year olds and as a result has significantly exceeded targets upon competition of the three year project.  Based in Wokingham […]

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2019 Wokingham Road Maintenance Announced

2019 Wokingham Road Maintenance Announced

This year Wokingham Borough Council’s annual road maintenance campaign is bigger than ever. The council secured a significant piece of the government’s potholes fund meaning more of the borough’s roads can be resurfaced, retreated or redressed. 118 Roads Officers from the council’s highways team have been surveying road conditions and have identified 118 roads that […]

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Hare Hatch Sheeplands Planning Enforcement – Council Cleared

Hare Hatch Sheeplands Planning Enforcement – Council Cleared

Officers and councillors at Wokingham Borough Council have been cleared of any maladministration or unprofessional conduct in an independent investigation into the council’s planning enforcement against Hare Hatch Sheeplands. Experienced legal expert Richard Lingard, who has carried out some 40 investigations into alleged misconduct across the country, undertook the inquiry after some members of the […]

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Neon Sheep Shop To Open In Peach Street Later This Year

Neon Sheep Shop To Open In Peach Street Later This Year

High Street sensation Neon Sheep will be the latest brand to brighten up Wokingham’s Peach Place redevelopment when it opens later this year. Neon Sheep Neon Sheep, which offers a range of quirky stationery, clothing, homeware and gifts, will take the last unit facing Peach Street. It will be joined by Coffee#1 which will open […]

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