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Autumn At Dinton Pastures

Autumn At Dinton Pastures

Autumn has officially arrived at Dinton Pastures Country Park near Hurst, with a series of events taking place across September. The seasonal activities will commence with a Harvest Moon Canoe and Kayak Tour on Saturday 14 September. Autumn At Dinton Pastures – Harvest Moon The Harvest Moon is the full moon closest to the autumn […]

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Comic Books Go Digital At Wokingham Libraries

Comic Books Go Digital At Wokingham Libraries

Whether you’re Fantastic Four fanatic or a X-Men enthusiast , Wokingham Borough Libraries are jam-packed with superheroes and villains, now available to you free of charge at just the touch of a button. Comic book enthusiasts can now access a huge variety of e-Comics through the library’s digital service website. They are now able to […]

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Keephatch Footpath Improvements

Keephatch Footpath Improvements

Wokingham Borough Council has taken steps to improve a popular footpath. The route, which runs from Keephatch Road to the A329 is well-used by both runners and dog walkers. The works were undertaken to prevent recurring flooding problems and to implement surfacing upgrades. The newly resurfaced path was created with limestone scalpings to create a […]

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New Sailing Boats For Dinton Pastures Activity Centre

New Sailing Boats For Dinton Pastures Activity Centre

Dinton Pastures Activity Centre is inviting visitors to set sail on its latest fleet; three brand new sailing boats. The recently expanded offering follows on from the centre successfully securing almost £10,000 in funding from Sport England, as part of its Small Grants programme. RS Neo’s The RS Neo’s are faster than traditional sailing boats […]

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Dinton Pastures Open Air Cinema Finishes This Saturday

Dinton Pastures Open Air Cinema Finishes This Saturday

Across the summer thousands of film fanatics paid a trip to Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst, to enjoy outdoor screenings of both Bohemian Rhapsody and The Greatest Showman. The Open Air Cinema nights have proved so popular with local residents that two of the events sold-out. Across the 10 and 17 August the foot-stomping […]

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Elevate Wokingham Helps Over 300 Young people Since 2016

Elevate Wokingham Helps Over 300 Young people Since 2016

Since 2016, Wokingham Borough Council’s ‘Elevate Wokingham’ scheme has helped 321 young people across the borough to gain further education, training, work experience or employment.   Optalis Optalis Supported Employment Service and Wokingham Borough Council has worked to support unemployed 16 to 24 year olds and as a result has significantly exceeded targets upon competition of the three year project.  Based in Wokingham […]

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2019 Wokingham Road Maintenance Announced

2019 Wokingham Road Maintenance Announced

This year Wokingham Borough Council’s annual road maintenance campaign is bigger than ever. The council secured a significant piece of the government’s potholes fund meaning more of the borough’s roads can be resurfaced, retreated or redressed. 118 Roads Officers from the council’s highways team have been surveying road conditions and have identified 118 roads that […]

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Hare Hatch Sheeplands Planning Enforcement – Council Cleared

Hare Hatch Sheeplands Planning Enforcement – Council Cleared

Officers and councillors at Wokingham Borough Council have been cleared of any maladministration or unprofessional conduct in an independent investigation into the council’s planning enforcement against Hare Hatch Sheeplands. Experienced legal expert Richard Lingard, who has carried out some 40 investigations into alleged misconduct across the country, undertook the inquiry after some members of the […]

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Wokingham GCSE 2019 Results

Wokingham GCSE 2019 Results

Students across the Wokingham Borough shone on GCSE results day, as they performed well above the national average in English and maths despite sitting new, tougher exams. More than 1,700 young people collected results across the borough, with 81.8 per cent passing English with a grade 4 or higher compared to the national average of […]

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Neon Sheep Shop To Open In Peach Street Later This Year

Neon Sheep Shop To Open In Peach Street Later This Year

High Street sensation Neon Sheep will be the latest brand to brighten up Wokingham’s Peach Place redevelopment when it opens later this year. Neon Sheep Neon Sheep, which offers a range of quirky stationery, clothing, homeware and gifts, will take the last unit facing Peach Street. It will be joined by Coffee#1 which will open […]