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Half Term Library Activities For Children & Young People

Half Term Library Activities For Children & Young People

Wokingham Borough Libraries are running a range of activities this February half-term for young people across the Borough. Please contact the relevant library to book a place on an activity. Explore Learning – Angular Architecture Pop on your hard hats as the children become architects and learn the areas and angles required to construct the […]

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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 Schools Elect Youth MP

Wokingham Schools Elect Youth MP

Pupils from senior schools across Wokingham Borough have elected a new Youth MP and a Vice Youth MP. The programme is run by the British Youth Council, to give opportunities to young people to use their elected voice to bring about social change through meaningful representation and campaigning. In the autumn, participating schools elected a […]

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Tape Lane Hurst – Wokingham Social Housing

Tape Lane Hurst – Wokingham Social Housing

Six former council homes on Tape Lane, Hurst have now been demolished and early in the new year, construction will start on 11 much needed, new, social rent homes. The new homes are funded by Wokingham Borough Council. Ahead of the fast approaching Christmas period, contractors have been working to clear and prepare land at […]

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Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down

Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down

Wokingham Borough Services Christmas Close Down   Wokingham Borough Council has announced its office opening hours for this Christmas and New Year period.   Date Shute End offices The Old Forge Monday 24 December 9am to 3pm 9am to 3pm Tuesday 25 December  (Christmas Day) Closed Closed Wednesday 26 December (Boxing Day) Closed Closed Thursday […]

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Schools Christmas Carol Concert

Schools Christmas Carol Concert

Schools Christmas Carol Concert   Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr John Kaiser, joined pupils from 19 of the Borough’s schools for the annual Christmas carol concert on Sunday 9 December, held this year at Arborfield Green Leisure Centre.     Some 400 angelic voices performed festive songs and carols including ‘We Three Kings’ and ‘No Room […]

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Susan Parsonage Appointed Chief Executive Of Wokingham Council

Susan Parsonage Appointed Chief Executive Of Wokingham Council

Susan Parsonage Appointed Chief Executive Continuing to provide excellent services while striving to innovate alongside delivering value for taxpayers’ money as the lowest-funded authority, are the aims of Wokingham Borough Council’s new chief executive, Susan Parsonage.     Following a rigorous recruitment process, the council’s Personnel Board has appointed Susan as the permanent chief executive. […]

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Christmas Rubbish and Recylcing For Wokingham This Festive Period

Christmas Rubbish and Recylcing For Wokingham This Festive Period

Christmas Rubbish and Recylcing   In the run up to the festive season, Wokingham Borough Council is reminding residents to look out for their copy of the winter edition of Wokingham Borough News, which is being delivered to households across the Borough, for more information about Christmas waste and recycling collections. During Christmas and New […]

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Wokingham Council Launches Facebook Page To Help With Roadworks

Wokingham Council Launches Facebook Page To Help With Roadworks

Wokingham Council Launches Facebook Page To Help With Roadworks Wokingham Borough Council has launched a new Facebook page dedicated to keeping residents up to speed with the roadworks around the borough that may affect their journey times.   The ‘Wokingham Borough Council Traffic & Travel’ page, which is administrated Monday to Friday during office hours, […]

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Free Parking In Wokingham Borough Council Car Parks This Christmas

Free Parking In Wokingham Borough Council Car Parks This Christmas

Free Parking In Wokingham Shoppers are set to get an early Christmas car parking present from Wokingham Borough Council as it announces free parking in its car parks on the three Saturdays leading up to Christmas. Council-owned town and village centre car parks will be offering free parking all day on Saturday 8, 15 and […]