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Wokingham New Home Consultation Continues

Wokingham New Home Consultation Continues

Residents across Wokingham Borough are coming out in large numbers to Wokingham Borough Council’s homes for the future consultation events, to learn more and have their say about how the borough will grow in the future. Five events have been held to date (in Winnersh, Wokingham Without, Twyford, Wokingham town and Shinfield parish) and all […]

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Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down

Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down

Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down   Wokingham Borough Council has announced its office opening hours for this Christmas and New Year period.   Date Shute End offices The Old Forge Monday 24 December 9am to 3pm 9am to 3pm Tuesday 25 December  (Christmas Day) Closed Closed Wednesday 26 December (Boxing Day) Closed Closed Thursday […]

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Susan Parsonage Appointed Chief Executive Of Wokingham Council

Susan Parsonage Appointed Chief Executive Of Wokingham Council

Susan Parsonage Appointed Chief Executive Continuing to provide excellent services while striving to innovate alongside delivering value for taxpayers’ money as the lowest-funded authority, are the aims of Wokingham Borough Council’s new chief executive, Susan Parsonage.     Following a rigorous recruitment process, the council’s Personnel Board has appointed Susan as the permanent chief executive. […]

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Wellington Road – Roadworks Starting Next Week

Wellington Road – Roadworks Starting Next Week

Wellington Road Drainage work is due to take place on Wellington Road, between Monday 3 and Sunday 9 December, as part of the Elms Field development.  To do this work, sections of Wellington Road will need to be dug up between its junction with Elms Road and Outfield Crescent.  A single lane closure will be […]

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Peach Place Pavement Opens Today – Update On Redevelopment

Peach Place Pavement Opens Today – Update On Redevelopment

Peach Place Pavement   Shoppers will be able to stroll in front of the new Peach Street shop frontages from this weekend when the new look pavement opens up.  The pavement (adjacent to the new Peach Place development) will open on Friday night (23 November) when the single lane closure on Peach Street will also […]

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Wokingham Mayor Gala Ball 2019 Announced

Wokingham Mayor Gala Ball 2019 Announced

Wokingham Mayor Gala Ball   The 2019 Wokingham Borough Mayor’s Gala Ball is due to be held on Saturday March 9 at Sindlesham Court, with all proceeds going to the local charity Me2 Club.   The Gala   The gala is an annual fundraiser and celebration supporting the voluntary sector, and the Borough Mayor traditionally […]

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Superfast Berkshire – Wokingham Area Behind Schedule

Superfast Berkshire – Wokingham Area Behind Schedule

Superfast Berkshire Superfast Berkshire is a very ambitious programme initiated in 2013 and using state aid assistance to give properties in even the most rural areas of Berkshire access to superfast broadband.   To date, Berkshire’s superfast broadband coverage has risen from 87% to around 97% exceeding the UK average of 95.4%.   When the […]

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Finchampstead California Country Park Next Phase Of Improvements Due To Start

Finchampstead California Country Park Next Phase Of Improvements Due To Start

California Country Park Next Phase The next phase of improvement works at California Country Park in Finchampstead is due to start at the end of October following the appointment of PT Contracting Ltd who will carry out this work on behalf of Wokingham Borough Council.   The next phase of works will include an improved […]

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Waterstones To Open in Wokingham

Waterstones To Open in Wokingham

Waterstones   Following on from the news last week about some of the great businesses taking units in the town centre, Wokingham Borough Council is pleased to announce Waterstones as the latest fantastic name signing up for a unit in the new Peach Place development.     Cllr Philip Mirfin, executive member for regeneration, said: […]

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Gorse Ride First Phase Redevelopment Approved

Gorse Ride First Phase Redevelopment Approved

Gorse Ride First Phase The first phase of Wokingham Borough Council’s ambitious £30million redevelopment of the Gorse Ride residential estate in Finchampstead was approved at last night’s planning committee (October 10).   The borough council has agreed this redevelopment will be carried out in phases. Many of the existing homes on the estate are outdated […]