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Wokingham Annual Community Litter Pick

Wokingham Annual Community Litter Pick

Community-minded residents will be out and about across Wokingham Borough on March 23 and 24 to take part in the Annual Community Litter Pick. Each year hundreds of volunteers come together to make their neighbourhoods cleaner and more pleasant places.  The event is organised by Wokingham Borough Council alongside town and parish councils, neighbourhood action […]

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Berkshire Film Office Supported By Wokingham Council

Berkshire Film Office Supported By Wokingham Council

Wokingham Borough Council hopes to increase the Borough’s profile among worldwide film crews following the launch of the Berkshire Film Office. The Berkshire Film Office, supported by the six Berkshire unitary authorities, is aiming to showcase Berkshire as a great location for crews from all over the world – with easy access to London. IT […]

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Elms Field – New Roads

Elms Field – New Roads

With work progressing apace at Elms Field the project is about to take a major step forward as new roads, Biscoe Way and Earle Crescent, start to open up to cars and pedestrians. The lower section of Elms Road will also close permanently from its junction with Wellington Road up to the Plaza area by […]

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Garden Waste Changes Coming To Wokingham

Garden Waste Changes Coming To Wokingham

Residents who use Wokingham Borough Council’s garden waste services will see some changes to collections from April. With the increase in housing across the Borough, and the success in take up of the garden waste scheme, many residents who have signed up for the garden waste service will see a change in their collection day […]

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Eastern Gateway section of the South Wokingham Distributor Road Receives £5Million In Help

Eastern Gateway section of the South Wokingham Distributor Road Receives £5Million In Help

Wokingham Borough Council is delighted to have been allocated £5million by the Berkshire-wide Business Rates Retention Pilot (BRRP 2) to help fund the Eastern Gateway section of the South Wokingham Distributor Road, part of its Major Highways Project. BRRP2 The BRRP2 is part of a Government pilot which allows local councils in Berkshire, including Wokingham […]

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Mayor Roll Of Honours For February

Mayor Roll Of Honours For February

A chair of governors, a volunteer at Shinfield Youth Players youth group and volunteers from charity ABC to read are the recipients of this month’s Wokingham Borough Mayor’s Roll of Honour awards for outstanding commitment and contributions to the area.  John Prior John Prior, nominated by Cllr Keith Baker, is the chair of governors at […]

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Mayor Thanks Charity Helpers

Mayor Thanks Charity Helpers

Representatives from more than 60 voluntary groups came together this week (Monday February 11) for a special reception hosted by the Borough Mayor, Cllr John Kaiser. The Mayor’s Voluntary Sector reception, hosted at the Oakwood Centre in Woodley, is an opportunity for charity representatives to network, renew old acquaintances, and meet new ones. It is […]

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Self Build Homes Coming To Wokingham

Self Build Homes Coming To Wokingham

Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making executive has approved the council’s first self-build housing project at its meeting on January 31. The project will see 21 self-build plots of land at Wheatsheaf Close made available to Wokingham Borough residents. Eight of the plots will be sold to self-builders on the open market, which will help offset the […]

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Peach Street Place – More Shops Announced

Peach Street Place – More Shops Announced

New independent shops will soon be gracing Wokingham town centre as Peach Place delivers on its promise to be a home to niche business that will set it apart from the norm. Unique local independents The Blue Orchid Bakery and Tea Room; vinyl record shop Beyond the Download; and the Leafy Elephant gin bar will […]

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Wokingham New Home Consultation Continues

Wokingham New Home Consultation Continues

Residents across Wokingham Borough are coming out in large numbers to Wokingham Borough Council’s homes for the future consultation events, to learn more and have their say about how the borough will grow in the future. Five events have been held to date (in Winnersh, Wokingham Without, Twyford, Wokingham town and Shinfield parish) and all […]