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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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California Country Park Improvements Delayed

California Country Park Improvements Delayed

California Country Park Improvements   Escalating estimated costs of some of the planned improvements at California Country Park has sadly forced Wokingham Borough Council to delay aspects of the project while the scheme goes out to tender. The council’s contractor, Balfour Beatty has revised its initial estimate of the work following detailed design work, adding […]

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Broad Street Reopening Friday 23rd March 2018

Broad Street Reopening Friday 23rd March 2018

Broad Street Reopening An important milestone will be reached in the Market Place Improvement Project this week when Broad Street and Langborough Road re-open to offer the first proper view of the town’s great new look. Whilst areas of paving in front of Boots will still need to be completed, residents will be able to […]

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Grazeley Infrastructure Bid For New Town

Grazeley Infrastructure Bid For New Town

Grazeley funding bid for possible new settlement at Grazeley passes first test   Wokingham  Borough Council’s ongoing partnership work to ensure future housing development is well-planned and accompanied by the necessary investment in schools, transport, community, sporting and health facilities has received a boost today (March 21).   Last September, in partnership with West Berkshire Council […]

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Emmbrook Road Flood Relief Works

Emmbrook Road Flood Relief Works

Emmbrook Road Wokingham Borough Council is due to start drainage work along Emmbrook Road in Wokingham, from March 26, to alleviate flooding near the railway bridge.   A new section of drainage pipe is being installed between the bridge and Reading Road. The work is due to take four weeks, but for this to be […]

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Elms Field Update – Regeneration Of Wokingham Town

Elms Field Update – Regeneration Of Wokingham Town

Elms Field Update   Wokingham Borough Council’s ambitious regeneration plans to create a great future for Wokingham town centre are moving forward rapidly as preparations continue to start work on Elms Field in mid-March.   The plans will see a great new location created with improved shopping, restaurants, leisure facilities and homes, alongside an improved […]

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