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New Park And Ride At Coppid Beech Gets Go Ahead

New Park And Ride At Coppid Beech Gets Go Ahead

Plans to build a new park and ride on a key route into Wokingham have been approved. Work on Coppid Beech park and ride, next to the A329M and the boundary with Bracknell Forest, is set to start towards the end of this year. Project Funding The £3million project will mostly be paid for through […]

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Old Bikes Given New Lease Of Life By Wokingham Council In Conjunction With RE3

Old Bikes Given New Lease Of Life By Wokingham Council In Conjunction With RE3

Wokingham Council works in partnership with re3 to give unwanted bikes a new home Wokingham Borough Council has given the term “re-cycling” a whole new meaning with the launch of its initiative to give a new lease of life to bikes that have been left at its recycling centres by residents. The council’s My Journey […]

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Demolition Of Carnival Pool & Fitness Centre Update

Demolition Of Carnival Pool & Fitness Centre Update

Demolition work on site of the former Carnival Pool and Fitness Centre moves into the final phase after Wokingham Borough Council took possession of the offices formerly known as Southgate House. Works to demolish the offices on Wellington Road will start soon, which will make way for the multi-million pound complex featuring a new larger […]

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Academy Trust Is Chosen To Run New Primary School In Wokingham

Academy Trust Is Chosen To Run New Primary School In Wokingham

A new primary school for north Wokingham is a step closer after The Keys Academy Trust was approved by the Secretary of State for Education to run it. The 210-place school, which is being built with a new community facility on the same site in Matthews Green, is being constructed on land off Queens Road. […]

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Wokingham Libraries To Open Next Week

Wokingham Libraries To Open Next Week

With national lockdown restrictions now being eased we’re happy to announce Wokingham Borough libraries will begin to reopen from next Monday 3 August, starting with Wokingham and Woodley. National libraries guidance sets out a roadmap of phased re-opening of library buildings and their services along with reduced opening hours and of course strict Covid-19 public […]

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Winnersh Triangle Park and Ride Facilities Expanding at Winnersh Triangle Station

Winnersh Triangle Park and Ride Facilities Expanding at Winnersh Triangle Station

The expansion of the park and ride facilities at Winnersh Triangle station have been given the go ahead. An application to build a decked parking area and improved entrance space have now been approved by Wokingham Borough Council’s planning department. Work on the £5.4million project, which is being backed with £4.3million in Local Growth Funds […]

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Dinton Pastures Summer Holiday Activity Programme Lauched – C19 Safety Approved

Dinton Pastures Summer Holiday Activity Programme Lauched – C19 Safety Approved

Splash into action this summer with a series of water based activities at the Dinton Activity Centre. The team has worked extensively to produce a summer holiday activity programme that meets the Government’s Covid-19 safety guidelines. There’s a whole host of water sports to keep kids entertained over the summer break. All hands on deck […]

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Elms Field and Peach Place – New Signings

Elms Field and Peach Place – New Signings

Wokingham continues to prove its attractiveness as a place for business with the announcement of their three latest signings at Elms Field and Peach Place. eActiv eActiv Health Lounge will be opening a new concept centre at Peach Place, whilst independent local electronics business Pratts Pods and the Authentic Turkish Barbers will both be taking […]

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Denmark Street Trial Closure On Hold

Denmark Street Trial Closure On Hold

Wokingham Borough Council thanks residents, shoppers and business owners for their consideration during a trial closure of Denmark Street last Friday and Saturday (3 and 4 July) and announces that the trial will be paused for evaluation. The council held the trial to see if the pedestrianisation of Denmark Street would provide shoppers and visitors […]

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Cantley Park Enhacements Approved

Cantley Park Enhacements Approved

Plans for a brand new state-of-the-art 3G artificial pitch with floodlights and refurbishment of existing pavilion to provide new changing facilities, a viewing balcony and café at Cantley Park in Wokingham were approved at last night’s (8 July) planning committee. Back in December, Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making executive agreed to invest more than  £1.6million to […]