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Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio

Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio

Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio Wokingham Council Building Its Own Property Portfolio – Councillors have given the green light for an innovative way of raising much needed funds for Wokingham Borough Council.   The council will be adopting its own property portfolio strategy as a way of raising revenue after the scheme was […]

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Market Place Works Update – Broad Street Next

Market Place Works Update – Broad Street Next

MARKET PLACE IMPROVEMENT WORKS MOVING TO BROAD STREET  Market Place Works, Work is progressing well on the £3.8million Market Place improvement scheme with excavation and utility work along Denmark Street drawing to completion. The road will re-open on Monday September 25.   The project is part of the long-term vision for the future of Wokingham […]

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Wokingham Council Take Over Parking Enforcement in October 2017

Wokingham Council Take Over Parking Enforcement in October 2017

Wokingham Council Take Over Parking Enforcement Parking Enforcement, putting an end to dangerous parking will be at the top of the list of priorities when Wokingham Borough Council takes over parking enforcement from the police next month.  From October 9, the council will be responsible for civil parking enforcement (CPE) ensuring safe and legal parking […]

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Wokingham Housing Needs Being Assessed

Wokingham Housing Needs Being Assessed

Wokingham Housing “Wokingham Borough Council is listening to the public and following feedback as it continues to develop its Local Plan Update to deliver the legally-required housing in high-quality developments with the right infrastructure in the right locations,” the leader of the council Cllr Charlotte Haitham Taylor has stated.   Consultation responses the authority has […]

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Manjeet Gill Appointed As Interim Chief Executive of Wokingham Borough Council

Manjeet Gill Appointed As Interim Chief Executive of Wokingham Borough Council

Manjeet Gill Driving forward the 21st Century Council Programme, the sustainability and transformation partnerships and health agenda as well as the Local Development Plan are the aims of Wokingham Borough Council’s new interim chief executive Manjeet Gill.   Manjeet is taking over the reins following the departure of outgoing chief executive Andy Couldrick earlier this […]

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Wokingham Peach Street Street Development Update

Wokingham Peach Street Street Development Update

Peach Street Peach Street – This week sees Wokingham’s regeneration come out from behind the hoardings at Peach Place as work begins on scaffolding the frontages of the buildings being refurbished as part of Wokingham Borough Council’s regeneration programme.   Rose Street This phase of works affects the buildings at the top of Rose Street, […]

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Wokingham Sixth Formers Celebrate A Level results for 2017

Wokingham Sixth Formers Celebrate A Level results for 2017

Sixth formers at Wokingham Schools Sixth formers at Wokingham Borough schools have achieved a 99.1 per cent overall pass rate (A* to E). This is higher than last year’s (98 per cent) and exceeds the national 2017 figure of 97.9 per cent.   The proportion of students across the borough achieving the highest (A* to […]

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Carnival Redevelopment Phase Two Announced

Carnival Redevelopment Phase Two Announced

Carnival Redevelopment Carnival Redevelopment Phase Two Announced – Last Thursday (July 20) plans to create a new leisure and community hub for Wokingham town centre took a big step forward as Wokingham Borough Council submitted plans for phase 2 of the Carnival regeneration.   Should it secure planning consent, the proposals would see the existing […]

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Work progressing in the heart of Wokingham

Work progressing in the heart of Wokingham

Work beginning this month will transform the heart of Wokingham market town into a continental-style space of café tables, market stalls, attractive trees and stylish paving designed for all.   The £3.8million joint borough and town council Market Place project will replace the poor quality, root damaged paving, cluttered street scene and inconvenient bus lane; […]

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South Wokingham Distributor Road Exhibition

South Wokingham Distributor Road Exhibition

South Wokingham Distributor Road An exhibition detailing the proposed route of the second phase of the South Wokingham Distributor Road (SWDR), known as the Eastern Gateway, is being held at the end of June before the scheme’s planning application is submitted this autumn.   The suggested route would run south from the new Montague Park […]