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Peach Place, First Shops Announced

Peach Place, First Shops Announced

Peach Place The wait’s nearly over as the shops, bars and other businesses lined-up to come to the new-look Wokingham start to prepare for trading.   Cllr Philip Mirfin, executive member for regeneration, said: “We’ve spent a lot of time listening to people’s comments about the type of businesses they would like to see in […]

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Market Place Safety Concerns Update

Market Place Safety Concerns Update

Market Place Safety   Wokingham Borough and Town Councils are aware that some people have raised safety concerns over the new look Market Place – and as you would expect – have already started assessing the area for safety purposes during this settling in period.   Although the redesigned market place has received a lot […]

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Dinton Pastures Cycle and Walking Access Improvements

Dinton Pastures Cycle and Walking Access Improvements

Dinton Pastures As part of its borough-wide sustainable travel campaign ‘My Journey’, Wokingham Borough Council will start work on a new shared footway and cycleway this autumn.   Footway & Cycleway   The new footway and cycleway will improve links between east Woodley, Dinton Pastures Country Park and Loddon Bridge and provide an alternative route […]

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Affordable Homes Maybe Coming To Wokingham

Affordable Homes Maybe Coming To Wokingham

Affordable Homes At its meeting on Thursday (September 27), Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making executive will consider proposals to select a development partner for housing schemes in Wokingham and Woodley.   The executive will be asked to transfer land at Wellington Road / Station Road in Wokingham and at the former Woodley Age Concern site to […]

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Matthewsgreen Community Centre and Primary School Works Handover

Matthewsgreen Community Centre and Primary School Works Handover

Matthewsgreen Community Centre and Primary School Another milestone has been reached in the latest phase of the new community centre and primary school in the North Wokingham Strategic Development Location.  House builder Bovis Homes was granted outline planning permission in April 2015 for a phased development of approximately 760 homes, a local centre (including retail […]

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Winnersh Relief Road Phase 2 Plans Revised

Winnersh Relief Road Phase 2 Plans Revised

Winnersh Relief Road Phase 2 Plans Thanks to the valuable feedback from local residents and businesses, Wokingham Borough Council has made a number of improvements to its planning application for Winnersh Relief Road phase two.   The planning application is for the proposed development of the relief road connecting B3030 King Street Lane / Winnersh […]

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Wokingham A Level Results – Students Celebrate

Wokingham A Level Results – Students Celebrate

Wokingham A Level Results – Students Celebrate Wokingham A Level Results:- Sixth formers at Wokingham Borough schools have much to celebrate after today’s A-level results were published (August 16).   The proportion of students across the Wokingham Borough achieving the highest (A* to A) grades remains high at 22% in 2018 overall.   A number of […]

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Sonning Golf Club Homes Despite Wokingham Council Objection

Sonning Golf Club Homes Despite Wokingham Council Objection

Sonning Golf Club Homes Despite Wokingham Council Objection Wokingham Borough Council has been left enraged and exasperated by a planning inspector’s decision to allow 13 new houses to be built at Sonning Golf Club.  The borough council refused permission for the development because it would result in loss of countryside, is outside of current settlement […]

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Town Centre Works In Wokingham – Update

Town Centre Works In Wokingham – Update

Town Centre Works In Wokingham – Update Work in Wokingham town centre is continuing at pace and over the next few weeks residents will see significant changes in the town centre as the Market Place works complete and Denmark Street re-opens.   Denmark Street   Denmark Street is scheduled to reopen in Wokingham town centre […]

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Gorse Ride Planning Application Consultation

Gorse Ride Planning Application Consultation

Gorse Ride Planning Application Consultation The planning application for the first phase of Wokingham Borough Council’s £30million redevelopment of the Gorse Ride residential estate in Finchampstead has now been submitted, and you are invited to submit feedback about it.  Simply visit Wokingham Borough Council’s website, search ‘planning applications’ and input the reference number 181951. The […]