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Dinton Pastures Has 20 New Trees Thanks to Squire’s Garden Centre

Dinton Pastures Has 20 New Trees Thanks to Squire’s Garden Centre

Dinton Pastures has 20 new silver birch trees thanks to Squire’s Garden Centre as it helps the borough on its journey to be carbon neutral by 2030. The business in Heathlands Road, Wokingham, teamed up with Wokingham Borough Council to provide trees for the country park in Hurst. Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr Bill Soane joined […]

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Youth Climate Conference To Be Hosted By WBC

Youth Climate Conference To Be Hosted By WBC

Wokingham Borough Council will host its inaugural youth climate conference, as it looks to lead the area to become carbon neutral by 2030. Sixth formers from secondary schools across the borough will be invited to attend the event held at the council’s Shute End offices on March 30, 4pm to 7pm. Topics covered on the […]

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Wokingham Active Kids Half Term Activity

Wokingham Active Kids Half Term Activity

January is over and that can only mean one thing, February half term is just around the corner. Don’t worry, we’ve got something for everyone to enjoy over the school break. Whether you are in need of something to keep the children safe and entertained while you’re at work or you are looking for a […]

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Denmark Street Car Park, Owned By Eurocarparks Sold To Wokingham Council

Denmark Street Car Park, Owned By Eurocarparks Sold To Wokingham Council

There’s great news for visitors to Wokingham town centre today (February 06) as the council has just finalised a deal to re-open the former Eurocarparks section of the Denmark Street car park. Completion is due in the next couple of weeks. WBC has exchanged contracts to purchase the car park and surrounding properties from the […]

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National Apprenticeship Week In Wokingham

National Apprenticeship Week In Wokingham

In support of National Apprenticeship Week, Wokingham Borough Council is encouraging both local businesses and residents to consider the benefits of the apprenticeship scheme. Apprenticeships are an exciting option for both apprentice and employer with companies able to take on apprentices at all different levels, from school leavers to people that want to further their […]

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Wokingham Rough Sleeping Cause Awarded £91,000

Wokingham Rough Sleeping Cause Awarded £91,000

Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government has awarded Wokingham Borough Council £91,000 to help tackle rough sleeping in the borough.  The funds, which follow on the back of the council’s new strategy to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping, will allow the council to set up a street outreach programme to provide support for rough […]

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Wokingham Half Marathon February 2020

Wokingham Half Marathon February 2020

Runners from across the Borough are gearing up for the biggest running event of the year. Wokingham Half Marathon is Berkshire’s first traditional post-Christmas half marathon and takes place on 23 February. Kicking off at 10am, the 13.1 mile race starts and finishes at Cantley Park. The course is fully closed to traffic and runs […]

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Wokingham Blue Bags Out For Delivery

Wokingham Blue Bags Out For Delivery

More than five million blue waste bags will be out for delivery from Wokingham Borough Council next week. They will be distributed to all houses in the borough over the next five weeks, with each household receiving 80 bags in two rolls of 40. This will cover the period between April 2020 and March 2021. […]

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Wokingham Council Set Target To Be Carbon Neutral By 2030

Wokingham Council Set Target To Be Carbon Neutral By 2030

Council commits £50m to help reach carbon neutral goal Wokingham Borough Council commits £50million over three years to jumpstart the borough on its journey to be carbon neutral by 2030. The council has outlined eight key action areas as it looks to reduce its carbon footprint following its climate emergency declaration last summer. Plans, backed […]

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Elms Field Shops & Units Update

Elms Field Shops & Units Update

Elms Field is set to become an even better destination for local families as the council announces some of the latest businesses to take up units in the new development. Kaspas Dessert parlour with their wide range of delicious desserts and drinks will be joined by This Little Piggy a fabulous independent children’s wear boutique, […]

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