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New Car Parking Pay Machines Coming To Wokingham

New Car Parking Pay Machines Coming To Wokingham

New payment machines are coming to all Wokingham Borough Council car parks in June / July 2019. The new machines will give customers more flexibility: to pay by coin or by card, to pay only for the time used, to avoid the worry of a parking ticket expiring and to not pay a convenience fee […]

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Peach Place Works Update

Peach Place Works Update

The new Wokingham town square at Peach Place is on track to open this month (April) and there is a chance for a sneak preview this weekend. Peach Place will bring a continental-style pedestrian quarter to the heart of Wokingham, with stylish cafes and bars as well as more independent shops and high street favourites […]

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66 Tonnes Of Food Waste Collected In First Week

66 Tonnes Of Food Waste Collected In First Week

Last week Wokingham Borough residents experienced the first collection of their food waste as part of the council’s initiative to increase our recycling rates. In the first week of the scheme, some 66 tonnes were collected. This means that a good percentage of the 64,000 delivered caddies were used. Missed Collections We apologise if some […]

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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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Mayor Gala Ball Raises £13,000 For Me 2 Club

Mayor Gala Ball Raises £13,000 For Me 2 Club

More than £13,000 was raised for a vital local charity at the Wokingham Borough Mayor’s Gala Ball earlier this month. The gala ball, hosted by borough Mayor Cllr John Kaiser raised money for the Me2 Club, which enables children and young people with additional needs and disabilities, aged 5-19, in the Wokingham Borough, to attend […]

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Elms Field Works Update

Elms Field Works Update

This Tuesday (March 19 2018) marks a year to the day since contractors McLaughlin & Harvey started work on the council’s exciting Elms Field proposals. Progress has been good and later this summer residents will be able to shop in the Aldi supermarket, and enjoy some family fun in the great new play area and […]

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Peach Place Update

Peach Place Update

Last week (March 13) the council was made aware that the main contractor at Peach Place, Dawnus Construction Limited, had gone into Administration. Cllr Philip Mirfin, executive member for regeneration, said: “We were incredibly disappointed to hear the news about Dawnus and feel greatly for the workers and businesses they employed on the site, many […]

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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 […]