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Wokingham Borough celebrates 10th birthday

Wokingham Borough celebrates 10th birthday

Wokingham Borough Birthday, Celebrating 10 years   Wokingham Borough birthday – In March 2007, Her Majesty the Queen granted borough status to the former Wokingham District Council and a number of past mayors recently came together to mark the 10th anniversary. Whereas districts have a Chairman as their civic head, boroughs have a Mayor.   As […]

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Hare Hatch Sheeplands fails at High Court

Hare Hatch Sheeplands fails at High Court

Hare Hatch Sheeplands Wokingham Borough Council heard today (February 21) the High Court has agreed that an injunction against the illegal green belt business at Hare Hatch Sheeplands is the only means to uphold planning control.   Since 2012, the borough council has been attempting to stop the illegal use of land at the site […]

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Shinfield Eastern Relief Road – Update

Shinfield Eastern Relief Road – Update

Shinfield Eastern Relief Road “We share the public’s frustration with the delay for this scheme. We’ve raised our concerns with the University of Reading and its contractor Hochtief, who are delivering the project. This has led to them increasing their resources to tackle the outstanding work around Arborfield Road, Shinfield Road and the Black Boy […]

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Wokingham Parking – Civil Parking Enforcement Update

Wokingham Parking – Civil Parking Enforcement Update

Wokingham Parking Parking – Preparations are going well for Wokingham Borough Council’s plans to introduce civil parking enforcement (CPE) across the borough this autumn.   The borough council hopes to apply to the Department of Transport (DfT) for the new CPE powers this spring.   For the past few months the council has been mapping […]

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Wokingham Town Centre Regeneration – Peach Street Facade Demolishing

Wokingham Town Centre Regeneration – Peach Street Facade Demolishing

Wokingham Town Centre Regeneration Wokingham Town Centre is due to say goodbye to Peach Street’s tired old 1960s façade from Monday February 13, when Wokingham Borough Council’s contractor Dawnus Construction Limited starts final preparations to demolish the affected buildings in March.   The rebuilding of a section of Peach Street (from the former Clintons card […]

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New Business Survey in Wokingham

New Business Survey in Wokingham

Business Survey Wokingham Borough Council is inviting local businesses to take part in a business survey to help identify their key issues to shape how the council works with them in the future and help them flourish.

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Elevate Wokingham benefits from EU funding

Elevate Wokingham benefits from EU funding

Elevate Wokingham Elevate Wokingham is getting a £140,000 boost as part of £2.4million investment into Elevate Berkshire from the European Social Funds.

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New car park for Wokingham station

New car park for Wokingham station

Wokingham station To prepare for a new car park for Wokingham station, use of the existing car park will be restricted for four months.