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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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Wokingham Mayor Honours Voluntary Groups

Wokingham Mayor Honours Voluntary Groups

Wokingham Mayor Honours Voluntary Groups   Wokingham Mayor – Representatives from over 60 voluntary groups came together last week (Wednesday February 21) for a special reception hosted by the Borough Mayor, Cllr Rob Stanton.   The Mayor’s Voluntary Sector reception, hosted at the Finchampstead Baptist Centre, is an opportunity for representatives to network, renew old […]

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South Wokingham Distributor Road Given Go Ahead

South Wokingham Distributor Road Given Go Ahead

EASTERN GATEWAY PLANNING APPLICATION APPROVED   South Wokingham Distributor Road – Wokingham Borough Council is pleased to announce its planning application for the second phase of the South Wokingham Distributor Road (SWDR), known as the Eastern Gateway, was approved on February 14.   The SWDR is being built primarily to serve the 2,500 new homes […]

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Blue Bags For Wokingham Borough Residents Are On The Way For 2018/19

Blue Bags For Wokingham Borough Residents Are On The Way For 2018/19

Blue bags for 2018/19 are on their way Over five million blue waste bags will start to be delivered by Wokingham Borough Council today (February 12). The bags, which households use for waste that cannot be recycled will take approximately five weeks to deliver. Each household will receive 80 bags in two rolls of 40 […]

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Elms Field Tree Works

Elms Field Tree Works

Tree works at Elms Field Preparations for the regeneration of Elms Field are continuing with contractors undertaking tree works on the site. McLaughlin & Harvey, Wokingham Borough Council’s main contractor, is carrying out a range of works over the next month, including setting up fencing to protect the retained trees during development, pruning and maintenance […]

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Council Elections – Do You Want To Be A Councillor

Council Elections – Do You Want To Be A Councillor

Council Elections With local elections taking place on May 3 this year, potential candidates are being invited to come along to an information evening on March 5 to learn more about standing for election.   At the event, potential candidates will find out what is required to stand and how to do so. Nomination papers […]

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Wokingham Housing & Council Receive Award

Wokingham Housing & Council Receive Award

Wokingham Housing Ltd Wokingham Housing, Wokingham Borough Council’s innovative approach to housing has been recognised with nominations for the council and its subsidiary company, Wokingham Housing (WHL) at this year’s prestigious UK Housing Awards.   Chartered Institute of Housing The awards, run by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, are the biggest of […]

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Elms Field Development Gearing Up For Construction Start

Elms Field Development Gearing Up For Construction Start

Elms Field This week (w/c January 29) people will start to see lots happening around Elms Field as the preparations ramp up ready for Wokingham Borough Council’s contractor, McLaughlin & Harvey, to start construction in mid-March.   Cllr Stuart Munro, executive member for business and economic development and regeneration, said: “It’s exciting to be breaking […]

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