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Wokingham Council Ramps Up CCTV Surveillance To Catch Fly-Tippers

Wokingham Council Ramps Up CCTV Surveillance To Catch Fly-Tippers

Wokingham Borough Council has ramped up installation of CCTV cameras in a bid to crack down on illegal fly-tipping. Following on from the council’s investigatory work in successfully issuing Fixed Penalty Notices to fly-tippers, the overt CCTV cameras, which are moved regularly, have been installed throughout the borough. Since June, a total of twenty-three fly-tippers […]

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Evendons Primary School in Wokingham Has Won A Prestigious Accolade

Evendons Primary School in Wokingham Has Won A Prestigious Accolade

Evendons Primary School in Wokingham has won a prestigious accolade for sustainable school travel with help from Wokingham Borough Council. Evendons Primary School The primary in Finchampstead Road is the first in the borough and only the eighth in the country to be awarded the highest possible status of platinum in the national Modeshift STARS […]

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Wokingham Covid Rates Rising – Council Comments

Wokingham Covid Rates Rising – Council Comments

Cllr Charles Margetts, executive member for health, wellbeing and adult services says: “Covid-19 infection rates are the highest they’ve ever been in the borough and are continuing to rise. The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) announced at the end of last week that PCR tests completed at testing sites including the Newbury Showground and Mereoak […]

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Winnersh Triangle Business Park Receives 4 Stars For Sustainability

Winnersh Triangle Business Park Receives 4 Stars For Sustainability

Winnersh Triangle business park, owned by Frasers Property UK, is delighted to have received four GRESB stars.  The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) measures the environmental, social and governance performance of real estate and placed Frasers Property UK first amongst its competitors. This is a jump up from two stars scored in 2020, which is […]

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Wokingham Carnival Hub Construction Update

Wokingham Carnival Hub Construction Update

The new Carnival Hub in Wokingham reached a major milestone last week after a topping out ceremony was held to mark the completion of the highest construction point of this ambitious project. Work is progressing well on the Carnival Hub, the new facility which will be home to a sports and cultural centre. New facilities […]

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Wokingham Ice Rink Arrives November, Booking Now Available

Wokingham Ice Rink Arrives November, Booking Now Available

Residents get your skates on as Wokingham’s first ever ice skating rink is debuting this November at Cantley Park. The ice skating rink will be situated within Cantley Park’s event field for eight weeks from 12 November 2021 until 7 January 2022, every day (excluding bank holidays) from 12pm to 8pm. Provided by Chippa Events, […]

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Wokingham Cantley Park Play Area Work Begins

Wokingham Cantley Park Play Area Work Begins

Work has begun this week on Wokingham Borough’s next destination play area. Wokingham Borough Council has started the first phase of construction on the brand new and inclusive destination play area at Cantley Park in Wokingham. The brand new play area, funded by developers’ contributions from new housing, will replace the existing equipment which is […]

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Wokingham Black Box Recycling Stops At The End Of October

Wokingham Black Box Recycling Stops At The End Of October

From Monday 1 November, recycling will no longer be collected from the old black boxes. The council and its contractor Veolia will only be collecting recycling from the sealed green waterproof recycling bags after this date. The new waterproof recycling bags have replaced the old open black boxes so that the recycling materials will stay […]

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Wokingham Citizenship Ceremony – Resumed

Wokingham Citizenship Ceremony –  Resumed

Berkshire’s first face-to-face Citizenship Ceremony has taken place with registrars welcoming seventeen new citizens to Wokingham Borough earlier this month. Covid Caused Ceremonies To Be Virtual During the Covid-19 pandemic, all Citizenship Ceremonies conducted within the borough have taken place virtually or at small gatherings without guests or dignitaries. All applicants aged 18 years and […]

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Wokingham Christmas Market 2021 To Be Located At Cantley Park Including An Ice Rink

Wokingham Christmas Market 2021 To Be Located At Cantley Park Including An Ice Rink

Get into the festive spirit as Cantley Park’s first Christmas Market is set to light up the event field this winter. The Christmas Market is free to attend and will take place in-person from Wednesday 24 November until Friday 24 December 2021. There will be outdoor market huts selling delicious food and drinks, plus a […]

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