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Forest School in Robinhood Lane,Winnersh to have new Pedestrian Crossing

Forest School in Robinhood Lane,Winnersh to have new Pedestrian Crossing

Forest School in Robinhood Lane,Winnersh Pupils at Forest School will be able to cross the road safely soon after it was announced Wokingham Borough Council will be installing a pedestrian crossing next month on Robinhood Lane, Winnersh.   Local Schools   This is the first of a number of crossing to be installed near local […]

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Broad Street Delayed Opening

Broad Street Delayed Opening

Broad Street Delayed Opening Broad Street Delayed Opening – The challenging underground conditions revealed by work on the Market Place Improvement Project has led to an unavoidable delay in the reopening of Broad Street.     The road was due to open at the end of this month but the volume of issues underground that […]

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Charity Forces Support Shop To Open At Former M&S Site

Charity Forces Support Shop To Open At Former M&S Site

Charity Forces Support Shop Charity Forces Support Shop To Open At Former M&S Site – This January saw Wokingham Borough Council hand over the keys for 28-38 Peach Street, the former Marks & Spencer’s unit to the national charity Forces Support who will be opening a temporary shop in Wokingham.   Forces Support is a […]

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Wokingham Leisure Facilities – Council Appoints New Leisure Partner

Wokingham Leisure Facilities – Council Appoints New Leisure Partner

Wokingham Leisure Facilities Wokingham Leisure Facilities – Wokingham Borough Council plans significant investment to give residents high quality leisure facilities across the borough to improve and sustain health and wellbeing in their communities, following the appointment of a new leisure partner.   Places for People Leisure is a social enterprise which says it is passionate […]

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Shinfield St Marys School Nominated For Active Award

Shinfield St Marys School Nominated For Active Award

Shinfield St Marys School Shinfield St Marys School (CE Junior School) has been nominated for the Get Berkshire Active Awards 2017: Active Primary School award. The Wokingham Borough primary school which has been recently awarded the School Games Gold Mark for the third consecutive year, have high quality extracurricular P.E. and extremely high participation numbers […]

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3G Football Pitch at Emmbrook Moving Ahead

3G Football Pitch at Emmbrook Moving Ahead

3G Football Pitch at Emmbrook 3G Football – Plans are moving forward for a new 3G football pitch at The Emmbrook School, for both students and the public, after Wokingham Borough Council’s executive agreed in principle to set aside £375,000 in developer funding towards half its cost.   The new pitch would not only enhance […]

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Free Parking During Christmas Period

Free Parking During Christmas Period

Free Parking Free Parking During Christmas Period – After the success of previous years, Wokingham Borough Council is delighted to announce that free daytime parking has been extended to Sundays in the run up to Christmas this year.   As well as free parking on three Saturdays (December 9, 16 and 23) across the borough, […]

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M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council

M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council

M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site – Yesterday (November 30), Wokingham Borough Council took ownership of the former Marks and Spencer site on Peach Street in Wokingham town centre.   Cllr Stuart Munro, executive member for business and economic development and regeneration, said: “When Marks and Spencer announced they […]

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First Wokingham Greenway To Be Opened 2nd December 2017

First Wokingham Greenway To Be Opened 2nd December 2017

Wokingham Greenway To Be Opened 2nd December 2017 Wokingham Greenway, Wokingham Borough Council’s first greenway, which will link Finchampstead (The FBC Centre) to new the new development at Arborfield Green (the former Arborfield Garrison) will be officially opened by the Mayor of Wokingham borough on Saturday, December 2 at 1.30pm   As part of the council’s […]

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Gorse Ride Estate Regeneration Update

Gorse Ride Estate Regeneration Update

Gorse Ride Estate Regeneration Update Gorse Ride – Progress is being made on the regeneration of Gorse Ride in Finchampstead, with a steering group now established and regular drop-in surgeries for residents underway.   Regeneration – First Phase The first phase of the regeneration will see the  rehousing of residents and subsequent demolition and redevelopment […]