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John Kaiser Elected As New Wokingham Mayor

John Kaiser Elected As New Wokingham Mayor

John Kaiser Cllr John Kaiser was elected as Wokingham Borough Mayor for the year ahead at last night’s annual Meeting of the Council (May 24). He takes over the chain of office from Cllr Rob Stanton. Cllr Bill Soane was appointed Deputy Mayor for 2018/19.     Mayor   The Mayor is officially the ‘first […]

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Arborfield Leisure Centre Open

Arborfield Leisure Centre Open

Arborfield Leisure Centre Open   The new state of the art Arborfield Green Leisure Centre was officially opened by Wokingham Borough Deputy Mayor, Cllr John Kaiser, earlier this month (May 14).     The new centre includes a state of the art 50 station gym for members, two studios and a spinning studio, as well […]

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Wokingham Half Marathon Award

Wokingham Half Marathon Award

Wokingham Half Marathon Award Peter Evans, organiser of the Wokingham half-marathon, has been recognised by Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr Rob Stanton, with a Mayor’s Award for his services to the voluntary sector and sport in the Wokingham Borough.   As chairman of the Wokingham Half-Marathon organising committee, Peter has worked tirelessly each year to organise […]

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Leisure Contract Begins

Leisure Contract Begins

Leisure Contract Begins This Month Residents can look forward to improvements across Wokingham Borough’s leisure centres after Places for People Leisure began the running of centres earlier this month (May 1).   The new 15-year contract covers Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, Carnival Pool and Fitness Centre, St Crispin’s Sports Centre, and Bulmershe Leisure Centre, as […]

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Gorse Ride Housing Estate Redevelopment

Gorse Ride Housing Estate Redevelopment

Gorse Ride Housing Estate The outdated housing on Gorse Ride estate is set to be demolished and replaced by high quality new homes thanks to an investment of about £30million from Wokingham Borough Council, if plans are agreed next week.   The council’s decision-making executive will discuss approval of the funding (£28,015,683 commuted sum from […]

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Denmark Street Works – Update

Denmark Street Works – Update

Denmark Street Since starting main construction in mid-March, Wokingham Borough Council’s contractor McLaughlin & Harvey has been making excellent progress with construction at Elms Field, which includes facilities such as a new cinema, shops, food store and a fantastic landscaped park and destination play area.   Cllr Stuart Munro, executive member for business and economic […]

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Vote 3rd May 2018 in Wokingham – Reminder

Vote 3rd May 2018 in Wokingham – Reminder

Vote 3rd may 2018 Voters are being reminded to make sure they are ready to take part in local elections this Thursday (May 3).   Andrew Moulton, Wokingham Borough Council’s returning officer, said: “Polling day is in just two days’ time, so we really want to make sure that everyone knows how they can cast […]

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Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month This April is Stress Awareness Month, and two local businessmen, Dr Neil Parret and Luca Rado are on a mission to change the lives of an estimated 7 million carers across the UK, many of whom suffer stress and mental health problems as a result of caring for relatives or loved ones. […]

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Winnersh Relief Road Phase Two

Winnersh Relief Road Phase Two

Winnersh Relief Road   Wokingham Borough Council has submitted a full planning application for Winnersh Relief Road Phase 2 which, subject to planning consent, would connect the B3030 King Street Lane to the A329 Reading Road.   This road will be an important part of the council’s major highways project, a four-year programme that Balfour […]

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Air Quality Plan For Wokingham And Twyford Published

Air Quality Plan For Wokingham And Twyford Published

Air Quality Plan Following a public consultation, the Public Protection Partnership has published its Air Quality Action Plan for Wokingham and Twyford. The plan, outlines the action that both the partnership and Wokingham Borough Council will take to improve air quality in Wokingham and Twyford up to 2026.   The majority of Wokingham Borough has […]

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