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Elms Field Tree Works

Elms Field Tree Works

Tree works at Elms Field Preparations for the regeneration of Elms Field are continuing with contractors undertaking tree works on the site. McLaughlin & Harvey, Wokingham Borough Council’s main contractor, is carrying out a range of works over the next month, including setting up fencing to protect the retained trees during development, pruning and maintenance […]

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Council Elections – Do You Want To Be A Councillor

Council Elections – Do You Want To Be A Councillor

Council Elections With local elections taking place on May 3 this year, potential candidates are being invited to come along to an information evening on March 5 to learn more about standing for election.   At the event, potential candidates will find out what is required to stand and how to do so. Nomination papers […]

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Food Bins To Be Introduced In Wokingham

Food Bins To Be Introduced In Wokingham

Food Bins Residents will soon be able to recycle even more from their doorstep after Wokingham Borough Council’s executive approved plans to introduce weekly food waste collections next year at their meeting on January 25.   When From April 2019, households will be able to recycle almost all types of food waste, excluding fats and […]

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Wokingham Housing & Council Receive Award

Wokingham Housing & Council Receive Award

Wokingham Housing Ltd Wokingham Housing, Wokingham Borough Council’s innovative approach to housing has been recognised with nominations for the council and its subsidiary company, Wokingham Housing (WHL) at this year’s prestigious UK Housing Awards.   Chartered Institute of Housing The awards, run by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, are the biggest of […]

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Elms Field Development Gearing Up For Construction Start

Elms Field Development Gearing Up For Construction Start

Elms Field This week (w/c January 29) people will start to see lots happening around Elms Field as the preparations ramp up ready for Wokingham Borough Council’s contractor, McLaughlin & Harvey, to start construction in mid-March.   Cllr Stuart Munro, executive member for business and economic development and regeneration, said: “It’s exciting to be breaking […]

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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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Mayor Fundraising Evening Announced

Mayor Fundraising Evening Announced

Mayor Fundraising Mayor Fundraising  – Wokingham Borough Mayor Cllr Rob Stanton is holding a ‘magical’ evening next month (February 17) in aid of Cancer Champions – one of his chosen charities this year. The event, at Hilton St Anne’s Manor from 7pm, promises to be a dazzling affair. On arrival, guests will be serenaded by […]