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London Road Cycleway Project Complete

London Road Cycleway Project Complete

Construction of a cycleway along London Road in Wokingham is now complete. The finishing touches have been put to the project with the main road resurfaced and line painting for the cycleway carried out. A329m Into Town The new off-road cycleway will provide a link for cyclists from the Coppid Beech/A329M roundabout into the town […]

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Wokingham Christmas Market Moved Online

Wokingham Christmas Market Moved Online

A 2020 kind of christmas market Put your feet up, pour yourself something festive, and enjoy your Christmas gift shopping safely from home while also supporting the borough’s small craft and gift artisans at this difficult time. Wokingham Christmas Market @ Cantley We had hoped this year to hold our first crafts Christmas Market at […]

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Gorse Ride Regeneration Top Out Ceremony

Gorse Ride Regeneration Top Out Ceremony

October saw the Gorse Ride regeneration project take a massive step forward as the Mayor of Wokingham Borough, Cllr Malcolm Richards, visited the Arnett Avenue site to top out the last section of roof. Arnett Avenue, the first phase of the ambitious multimillion pound regeneration project, will see 46 new homes delivered on the site […]

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Peach Place Extension – Plans Submitted

Peach Place Extension – Plans Submitted

The council’s Peach Place regeneration is set to get even better as plans to completely refurbish the former Marks and Spencer unit on Peach Street are submitted for planning approval. The proposals, which include improvements to the frontages facing onto Peach Street, Peach Place and the Rose Street car park, would also see the ground […]

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Covid Dashboard Launched By Wokingham Borough Council

Covid Dashboard Launched By Wokingham Borough Council

Wokingham Borough Council is today announcing the launch of a new Covid-19 Dashboard available on the Berkshire Public Health website, which will enable residents to quickly obtain the latest statistics on Covid-19 and access comprehensive guidance on the national restrictions. The dashboard is the first of its kind in the UK, providing real-time data on […]

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Heath Lake Nature Reserve Car Park Now Resurfaced And Open

Heath Lake Nature Reserve Car Park Now Resurfaced And Open

Wokingham Borough Council has recently worked in partnership with Wokingham Without Parish Council, to complete resurfacing work at Heath Lake nature reserve. The project, which cost £16,000, was funded by the parish council and means there are now 12 clearly marked parking spaces, two disabled bays and further two cycle hoops to lock up push […]

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Bonfire Night and Diwali – Wokingham Borough Council Askiing Residents To Be Considerate

Bonfire Night and Diwali – Wokingham Borough Council   Askiing Residents To Be Considerate

Stay safe during bonfire night and diwali celebrations Wokingham Borough Council is asking its residents to stay safe and be considerate to their neighbours during Bonfire Night and Diwali celebrations, especially this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The council is urging residents who may be considering setting off fireworks and lighting bonfires in their […]

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Ian Waite, Local Strictly Come Dancing Star – Meets Foster Carers at Wokingham Borough Council

Ian Waite, Local Strictly Come Dancing Star – Meets Foster Carers at Wokingham Borough Council

Local Strictly Come Dancing star Ian Waite, took time to meet foster carer Sue Rayment, one of over 50 ‘fab-you-lous’ foster carers at Wokingham Borough Council, to help raise awareness of the need to find a ‘Perfect 10’ more local fostering homes.  Ian Waite Ian, presenter, dancer, business owner and local resident, who returns to […]

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Construction Starts On New Leisure Centre & Library

Construction Starts On New Leisure Centre & Library

With demolition of the former Carnival Pool and surrounding buildings now complete, the next phase of the brand new multi-million pound leisure and library complex starts in earnest. Wokingham Borough Council’s building contractor Pellikaan Construction Ltd moved onto site this week to start construction on the new flagship facilities. New Leisure Centre The new centre […]

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New Dinton Activity Centre, Work Started

New Dinton Activity Centre, Work Started

Wokingham Borough Council broke ground on the first net zero carbon building in Wokingham borough at Dinton Pastures Country Park on Tuesday, 6 October. The building, which will replace the existing Dinton Activity Centre, has been designed with eco-friendly features that aim to achieve net zero carbon in terms of operational energy use. The building […]