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Wokingham Christmas Bin Collection Details

Wokingham Christmas Bin Collection Details

FESTIVE WASTE AND RECYCLING COLLECTIONS INFORMATION With Christmas just around the corner, Wokingham Borough Council is reminding residents there will be changes to waste and recycling collections during the festive period. Keep an eye out for the winter edition of Wokingham Borough News, which will be out for delivery week commencing 16 December and will […]

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Wokingham Residents Need To Help With Damp Recycling

Wokingham Residents Need To Help With Damp Recycling

Stamp out the damp campaign to keep up resident’s excellent recycling record Wokingham Borough residents have proved themselves first-rate recyclers, but we now face a new challenge that needs everybody’s help to meet. Damp Recycling Issues Due to global economic changes, recycling plants are no longer accepting wet paper and card and recent batches sent […]

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Dinton Pastures Christmas Fayre 2019

Dinton Pastures Christmas Fayre 2019

The countdown to Christmas is on and what better way to get into the festive spirit than by heading down to Dinton Pastures Christmas Fayre 2019. The weekend is set to be bigger and better than before, following its incredible launch last winter. Guests are invited to join the Christmas cheer on Saturday 7 and […]

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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 […]