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Wokingham, Woodley And Twyford Open For Business – 15th June

Wokingham, Woodley And Twyford Open For Business – 15th June

With many local retailers set to reopen from Monday (June 15) there’s lots of activity going on in our main shopping areas of Wokingham town centre, Woodley and Twyford to make sure they can open safely. Town & Parish Councils Working closely with our local town and parish councils, as well as Wokingham Business Association, […]

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Coppid Beech Park And Ride Planning Application Submitted

Coppid Beech Park And Ride Planning Application Submitted

Plans to build a 250-space park and ride on a key transport route between Wokingham and Bracknell have been submitted. Wokingham Borough Council has applied for planning permission to build the Coppid Beech park and ride, next to the A329M and near the boundary with Bracknell Forest. The £3million project will mostly be paid for […]

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Wokingham Speed Limit Review

Wokingham Speed Limit Review

Roads across Wokingham Borough will have speed limits reviewed this year, as the council works to ensure our streets are as safe as possible.  This will focus on the major transport routes across the area, with residents and town and parish councils being able to nominate roads where they think changes are needed. Residents’ concern […]

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Demolition Of Carnival Pool and Fitness Centre in Wokingham Well Under Way

Demolition Of Carnival Pool and Fitness Centre in Wokingham Well Under Way

Work to strip and demolish the former Carnival Pool and Fitness Centre in Wokingham is continuing at pace and signals the start of the final phase of Wokingham Borough Council’s ambitious regeneration scheme in the town. The former centre will be replaced with a multi-million pound complex featuring a new larger leisure centre and library […]

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Online Adult Education Programme Launched

Online Adult Education Programme Launched

COVID-19 has caused many people to lose jobs or have time at home and Wokingham Borough Council is offering them the opportunity to learn something new or build their skillsets in order to get ready for opportunities which come up in the future. Free online training courses to help people into employment are being rolled […]

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Businesses in Wokingham Have Benefitted From £27 Million Support During Pandemic

Businesses in Wokingham Have Benefitted From £27 Million Support During Pandemic

Businesses in Wokingham Borough have benefitted from about £27million of support to date during the Coronavirus crisis, this is made up of business grants and rate relief. Grants & Rate Relief The £27million is made up of more than £10million in grants provided directly to businesses and about £17.5million in business rate relief. Cllr Stuart […]

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Fly Tipping Wokingham – New Council Strategy

Fly Tipping Wokingham – New Council Strategy

At the first virtual meeting of its executive committee on Wednesday 22 April, Wokingham Borough Council approved a strategy aimed at tackling the growing problem with fly-tipping. Fly-tipping has been on the increase in recent years, but has seen an additional increase in the last couple of weeks due to the closure of the rubbish […]

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Carnival Pool Demolition To Start During Lockdown

Carnival Pool Demolition To Start During Lockdown

Wokingham Borough Council has brought forward the demolition of the Carnival Pool and Fitness Centre. Demolition will start on 20 April. The borough council announced in March that the centre would close in May to allow work to start on the new Carnival complex featuring a new larger leisure centre and library. However, the centre […]

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Wokingham Council Community Response

Wokingham Council Community Response

They say emergencies bring the best out in people. And the people of Wokingham borough are really showing their mettle. The Wokingham Borough Community Response (WBCR) is a one-stop shop if you need help during this crisis and don’t have friends, family or trusted neighbours who can help. The help provided can come in the […]

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PPE Appeal To Help Protect Frontline Staff

PPE Appeal To Help Protect Frontline Staff

Our frontline workers are running low on face masks and other vital protective equipment, so we are appealing to anybody who can help. Our social workers, care home staff and other key workers have what they need for now, but supplies are running low and aren’t being replaced from central government as they should. We […]