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Matthewsgreen Community Centre and Primary School Works Handover

Matthewsgreen Community Centre and Primary School Works Handover

Matthewsgreen Community Centre and Primary School Another milestone has been reached in the latest phase of the new community centre and primary school in the North Wokingham Strategic Development Location.  House builder Bovis Homes was granted outline planning permission in April 2015 for a phased development of approximately 760 homes, a local centre (including retail […]

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Kissing Gate In Hurst Improvements

Kissing Gate In Hurst Improvements

Kissing Gate In Hurst Hurst residents will be able to make the most of their open spaces following the installation of a number of kissing gates on popular walking routes around the parish.   Four existing stiles have been replaced by gates around the village of Hurst near to Lines Road and Dunt Lane to […]

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Winnersh Relief Road Phase 2 Plans Revised

Winnersh Relief Road Phase 2 Plans Revised

Winnersh Relief Road Phase 2 Plans Thanks to the valuable feedback from local residents and businesses, Wokingham Borough Council has made a number of improvements to its planning application for Winnersh Relief Road phase two.   The planning application is for the proposed development of the relief road connecting B3030 King Street Lane / Winnersh […]

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Free Swimming For Over 60’s

Free Swimming For Over 60’s

Free Swimming Residents over 60 can enjoy up to four hours free swimming a week at leisure centre’s across the Borough from September 1.  As part of our new leisure contract with Places Leisure, over 60s can swim for free between 8.25am and 9.25am on Mondays and 2pm and 3pm on Wednesdays at Loddon Valley […]

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Wellington Road Works – Elms Field Regeneration

Wellington Road Works – Elms Field Regeneration

Wellington Road Works Work is beginning on Tuesday (August 28) to construct a new drop off area adjacent to Carnival Pool on Wellington Road as part of the Elms Field regeneration.  The footpath, between the access road to the Carnival site and the junction with Elms Road, will be closed in sections with temporary pedestrian […]

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Wokingham GCSE Results

Wokingham GCSE Results

Wokingham GCSE Results Wokingham GCSE results for English and Maths are above the national average.  77.1% of pupils at Wokingham Borough schools have secured a grade 4 or above in English and Maths – significantly higher than the national average once again.   This is a tremendous achievement for students in Wokingham Borough schools. The […]

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Wokingham Book Festival

Wokingham Book Festival

Wokingham Children’s Book Festival Wokingham Book Festival – Wokingham’s first ever Children’s Book Festival on 20 and 21 October will be a fabulous chance for the children of Wokingham to meet 23 authors and illustrators who will bring stories to life through fun, interactive workshops.  Never before in Wokingham have we had so many authors, […]

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Wokingham A Level Results – Students Celebrate

Wokingham A Level Results – Students Celebrate

Wokingham A Level Results – Students Celebrate Wokingham A Level Results:- Sixth formers at Wokingham Borough schools have much to celebrate after today’s A-level results were published (August 16).   The proportion of students across the Wokingham Borough achieving the highest (A* to A) grades remains high at 22% in 2018 overall.   A number of […]

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Sonning Golf Club Homes Despite Wokingham Council Objection

Sonning Golf Club Homes Despite Wokingham Council Objection

Sonning Golf Club Homes Despite Wokingham Council Objection Wokingham Borough Council has been left enraged and exasperated by a planning inspector’s decision to allow 13 new houses to be built at Sonning Golf Club.  The borough council refused permission for the development because it would result in loss of countryside, is outside of current settlement […]

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Anna Jacobs To Visit Wokingham Library

Anna Jacobs To Visit Wokingham Library

Anna Jacobs Bestselling author Anna Jacobs will be visiting Wokingham Library to talk about her writing career and her new work ‘One Kind Man,’ which is the second novel in her Lancashire-based saga.   Anna writes historical sagas and modern relationship novels. She is very popular with library users and was recently listed as the […]