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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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Wokingham Christmas Free Parking Back For 2019

Wokingham Christmas Free Parking Back For 2019

Free Saturday daytime parking in the run up to Christmas is back again this year in Wokingham Borough Council car parks on 7, 14 and 21 December. As Sunday and evening parking is already free in the council-run car parks listed below, it means shoppers can park without charge for the whole weekend, on these […]

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Recycled Plastic Kerbstones Trial In Wokingham

Recycled Plastic Kerbstones Trial In Wokingham

Kerbstones made from recycled plastics will be trialled in Wokingham borough. The innovative scheme will be run by Wokingham Borough Council alongside its highways contractor Volker Highways. Using plastic kerbs reduces the amount of carbon produced in manufacturing, transport and construction by about 40 per cent compared to concrete kerbing. Plastic kerbing, which looks almost […]

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Wokingham North Distributor Road Receives Planning Permission

Wokingham North Distributor Road Receives Planning Permission

Wokingham Borough Council takes another step forward in its fight against congestion as its major highways project reaches another milestone with the final section of the North Wokingham Distributor Road (NWDR) receiving planning permission. NWDR Opening Date Once complete, the full NWDR, which is scheduled to open in its entirety to traffic in autumn 2021, […]

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MiMi’s Coming To Peach Place In Wokingham

MiMi’s Coming To Peach Place In Wokingham

Wokingham town centre’s credentials as a great place to come for fabulous independent shopping has been reinforced again as MiMi’s fashion and gift boutique snap up one of the last units in Peach Place. MiMi’s, which currently has one store in Hartley Witney, will be joining other recent openings at Peach Place including Neon Sheep […]

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Wokingham Fly Tipping and Dumped Waste Crack Down

Wokingham Fly Tipping and Dumped Waste Crack Down

Wokingham Borough Council is cracking down on illegal waste dumping and fly-tipping by conducting spot checks on businesses. Companies found not to be complying with the law will be given a chance to improve, but if they continue to ignore the law, the council will look into prosecution. Following an increase in fly-tipping in recent […]

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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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