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Wokingham Crime Conference

Wokingham Crime Conference

Following on from the success of last year’s Crime Conference, Wokingham Borough Council and Thames Valley Police (TVP) are inviting residents to attend this year’s event on Friday 13 March to showcase how they can prevent becoming victims of crime. Wokingham borough has seen a rise in reports of cybercrime, courier fraud, telephone scams and […]

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Carnival Complex Construction Will Start This Summer

Carnival Complex Construction Will Start This Summer

Work starts this summer on the multi-million pound Carnival complex featuring a new larger leisure centre and library. As the last phase of Wokingham Borough Council’s ambitious Wokingham town centre regeneration, this new centre will become the local destination of choice for residents’ sport, leisure and entertainment. Places Leisure The borough council, along with its […]

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Wokingham Half Marathon 2020 Stories

Wokingham Half Marathon 2020 Stories

Nineteen members of staff, foster carers and friends were amongst the thousands to complete the Wokingham Half Marathon. All runners provided a sprinkle of orange to the field as they completed the 13.1 mile race around the borough in t-shirts promoting ‘Foster for Wokingham Borough’. They were spotted by hundreds of spectators and will be […]

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Dinton Pastures X-Trail Night Run

Dinton Pastures X-Trail Night Run

See Dinton Pastures in a new light, join the X-Trail Night Run and brave a five mile off-road running course under the light of the moon. The event has been organised in partnership with Bracknell-based Barnes Fitness and provides avid runners with the chance to head off the beaten track. The race kicks off at […]

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Dinton Pastures Has 20 New Trees Thanks to Squire’s Garden Centre

Dinton Pastures Has 20 New Trees Thanks to Squire’s Garden Centre

Dinton Pastures has 20 new silver birch trees thanks to Squire’s Garden Centre as it helps the borough on its journey to be carbon neutral by 2030. The business in Heathlands Road, Wokingham, teamed up with Wokingham Borough Council to provide trees for the country park in Hurst. Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr Bill Soane joined […]

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Youth Climate Conference To Be Hosted By WBC

Youth Climate Conference To Be Hosted By WBC

Wokingham Borough Council will host its inaugural youth climate conference, as it looks to lead the area to become carbon neutral by 2030. Sixth formers from secondary schools across the borough will be invited to attend the event held at the council’s Shute End offices on March 30, 4pm to 7pm. Topics covered on the […]

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Wokingham Active Kids Half Term Activity

Wokingham Active Kids Half Term Activity

January is over and that can only mean one thing, February half term is just around the corner. Don’t worry, we’ve got something for everyone to enjoy over the school break. Whether you are in need of something to keep the children safe and entertained while you’re at work or you are looking for a […]

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Denmark Street Car Park, Owned By Eurocarparks Sold To Wokingham Council

Denmark Street Car Park, Owned By Eurocarparks Sold To Wokingham Council

There’s great news for visitors to Wokingham town centre today (February 06) as the council has just finalised a deal to re-open the former Eurocarparks section of the Denmark Street car park. Completion is due in the next couple of weeks. WBC has exchanged contracts to purchase the car park and surrounding properties from the […]

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National Apprenticeship Week In Wokingham

National Apprenticeship Week In Wokingham

In support of National Apprenticeship Week, Wokingham Borough Council is encouraging both local businesses and residents to consider the benefits of the apprenticeship scheme. Apprenticeships are an exciting option for both apprentice and employer with companies able to take on apprentices at all different levels, from school leavers to people that want to further their […]

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Wokingham Rough Sleeping Cause Awarded £91,000

Wokingham Rough Sleeping Cause Awarded £91,000

Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government has awarded Wokingham Borough Council £91,000 to help tackle rough sleeping in the borough.  The funds, which follow on the back of the council’s new strategy to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping, will allow the council to set up a street outreach programme to provide support for rough […]