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Peach Place Drinking Water Fountain Open

Peach Place Drinking Water Fountain Open

Wokingham town centre got that bit greener this week with the opening of a new drinking water fountain for refilling bottles in the council’s Peach Place development. Cllr Charlotte Haitham Taylor, executive member for regeneration, said: “With all the additional footfall coming into Wokingham, with its fantastic new shops opening up, we are keen to […]

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Twyford Waitrose Building Bought By Wokingham Council

Twyford Waitrose Building Bought By Wokingham Council

Wokingham Borough Council  has chosen to invest in our community, protect a vital amenity and secure long term income by growing its property investment portfolio with the purchase of the Waitrose building in Twyford.  “With ever increasing pressure on our budget it’s critical that Wokingham Borough Council looks for opportunities to become more commercially minded and find ways to […]

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Grub Club Launched In Wokingham

Grub Club Launched In Wokingham

Today volunteers at the Grub Club have been busy cooking up a storm in the kitchen as it opens its door to local Wokingham residents for the first time. The club, which is hosted at Norreys Church, will run twice a week during the summer holidays. It ensures that local families and children are able […]

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The Countdown Is On For Marvellous Festival 2019

The Countdown Is On For Marvellous Festival 2019

The countdown is on for Marvellous Festival which is taking place this weekend, 20 and 21 July, against the beautiful backdrop of Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst. The event is set to be a sell out and festival organisers are encouraging music lovers to get their tickets while they still can. Festival goers will […]

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Wokingham Food Recycling A Success

Wokingham Food Recycling A Success

Wokingham Borough Council’s first month of food waste recycling has been a huge success, with residents collecting a staggering 383 tonnes of leftover food. That’s the equivalent weight of more than 54 of the biggest African elephants. In the first four weeks, each household that received a set of caddies recycled an average of six […]

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Food Waste Collections Start Next Week

Food Waste Collections Start Next Week

Wokingham Borough residents will be joining the fight to improve our carbon footprint as food waste collections start next week, April 1. Each household will have a lockable 23-litre kerbside food waste container to prevent animals getting to the waste, along with a smaller kitchen caddy and a roll of caddy liners. Collections Food waste […]

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Wokingham Blue Rubbish Bags Being Delivered Now

Wokingham Blue Rubbish Bags Being Delivered Now

Delivery of more than five million blue waste bags by Wokingham Borough Council will start today (Monday 21 January). 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 to cover the period between April 2019 […]

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Wokingham Living Advent Calendar

Wokingham Living Advent Calendar

Wokingham Living Advent Calendar The Living Advent Calendar runs in Wokingham from 1st to 24th December each year.  Each weekday at 6pm and weekends at 4pm a venue around the town will host a FREE performance. 1st December – Town Hall Wokingham Town Hall for a performance at 4pm. 2nd December – Hope & Anchor […]

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Food Waste Recycling Coming in 2019

Food Waste Recycling Coming in 2019

Food Waste Recycling   It will soon be even easier for Wokingham Borough residents to recycle as food waste collections are coming to the borough in April.   Households across the borough will be able to take advantage of weekly food waste collections from April 2019 as part of council plans to recycle at least […]

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Come Dine With Me Looking For Wokingham Residents

Come Dine With Me Looking For Wokingham Residents

Come Dine With Me FILMING DATES 9TH MAY –11TH MAY 2018 MUST BE OVER 18 TO APPLY EMAIL CDWM@ITV.COM   Hit TV show Come Dine With Me are on the hunt for couples based in Wokingham and surrounding areas for their newest series. Do you and your partner host the best dinner parties in town? Think you and your […]