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Marvellous Festival 2019 at Dinton Pastures – Details

Marvellous Festival 2019 at Dinton Pastures – Details

Kick off the summer holidays in style at the annual Marvellous Festival. The ever popular tribute festival is taking place next month 20 and 21 July at Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst where music lovers are invited to enjoy three stages of live music across the weekend. The line-up for the main stage features […]

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South Wokingham Housing Development – Public Consultation

South Wokingham Housing Development – Public Consultation

Residents are being invited to comment on planning applications submitted for a major housing development proposed in South Wokingham. The applications are for about 1,700 homes to the south of the railway line and include a new primary school, community facilities, parks and play areas. The plans will also show proposed flood mitigation and set […]

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Chance To Win £750 During Bike Week

Chance To Win £750 During Bike Week

8-16 June is Bike Week, and to celebrate Wokingham Borough Council’s My Journey Team are giving you the chance to win £750. You can spend it in a local bike shop or on a European city break and all you have to do qualify for a free entry is to log a ten minute cycle […]

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Record Numbers For Dinton Pastures Country Park’s Annual Family Fun Weekend

Record Numbers For Dinton Pastures Country Park’s Annual Family Fun Weekend

Last weekend Dinton Pastures Country Park welcomed a record number of visitors to its annual family fun weekend. Across the two day event, 2,577 people took part in activities, including paddle boarding and archery to name but a few. The Dinton Activity Centre welcome’s thousands of visitors every year with a wide variety of activities […]

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Emmbrook 3G Pitch Funding Agreed

Emmbrook 3G Pitch Funding Agreed

Wokingham Borough Council’s plans for a new third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch for students and the public at The Emmbrook School are a step forward thanks a grant from The Premier League, The FA and government’s Football Foundation. The £480,298 grant is in addition to £350,000 developer contributions the borough council has secured for […]

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WOKINGHAM SIKH COMMUNITY RAISE £3,250 FOR LOCAL ME2 CLUB CHARITY

WOKINGHAM SIKH COMMUNITY RAISE £3,250 FOR LOCAL ME2 CLUB CHARITY

Wokingham Borough’s Sikh community recently raised a staggering £3,250 for outgoing Mayor Cllr John Kaiser’s chosen charity for his year in office – the Me2 Club. This was the result of the annual Sikh Vaisakhi procession (Nagar Kirtan), which drummed up support and awareness for the charity.  During his tenure as Wokingham Borough Mayor, he […]

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Pyjamarama Party – Wokingham Library

Pyjamarama Party – Wokingham Library

Wokingham Borough Council’s library service is hosting its own pyjama party and distributing free books to celebrate BookTrust’s ‘Pyjamarama’. On Thursday June 6 families are set for a day full of fun as Wokingham Borough libraries invites the community to join together and celebrate ‘Pyjamarama’, BookTrust’s inaugural celebration aimed at getting more children reading. The […]

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Dinton Pastures Family Fun Weekend 2019

Dinton Pastures Family Fun Weekend 2019

This weekend (1 and 2 June) Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst will be hosting its annual family fun weekend, with this year’s event set to be bigger and better than ever. Families will be able to enjoy a wide range of activities on offer in and around the country park, such as paddle boarding […]

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Wokingham Food Recycling A Success

Wokingham Food Recycling A Success

Wokingham Borough Council’s first month of food waste recycling has been a huge success, with residents collecting a staggering 383 tonnes of leftover food. That’s the equivalent weight of more than 54 of the biggest African elephants. In the first four weeks, each household that received a set of caddies recycled an average of six […]

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PIGGOTT INFANT SCHOOL WINNERS OF GREENREDEEM RECYCLING INCENTIVE SCHEME

PIGGOTT INFANT SCHOOL WINNERS OF GREENREDEEM RECYCLING INCENTIVE SCHEME

Wednesday 15 May saw The Robert Piggott C of E Infant School receive a cheque for £657.52 as the winners of this year’s ‘Greenredeem Recycling Incentive Scheme’. The scheme aims to incentivise residents of Wokingham Borough Council to recycle by rewarding them with points. The more residents recycle, the more points they earn. These points […]