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Wokingham Borough Council challenges commuters not to drive this October

Wokingham Borough Council challenges commuters not to drive this October

Wokingham Commuters In a bid to help reduce air pollution and boost economic prosperity in the borough, Wokingham Borough Council has launched a commuter challenge over October. The business with the most employees commuting to work by foot, bicycle, bus, train or car-sharing will win a £100 voucher to spend on their staff and a […]

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YOUR TIME TO SHINE

YOUR TIME TO SHINE

Safer Roads Next month (October), Wokingham Borough Council will be running a competition in partnership with My Journey Wokingham and Safer Roads Wokingham to highlight the importance of being seen during the dark autumn and winter months.   Good visibility means having bright lights and wearing light or reflective clothing and/or accessories when are riding […]

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BILLY THE BEACON AND FRIENDS TEACH CHILDREN ABOUT ROAD SAFETY

BILLY THE BEACON AND FRIENDS TEACH CHILDREN ABOUT ROAD SAFETY

Road Safety in Wokingham More than 3,000 pupils at Wokingham Borough primary and pre-schools will be welcoming a special guest during the next three weeks (October 3 to 20) when road safety guru Louis Taylor teaches them all about how to cross the road safely.   Louis is an entertainer who has been running children’s […]

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First New Secondary Built In Wokingham Borough In Half A Century Welcomes Its Students

First New Secondary Built In Wokingham Borough In Half A Century Welcomes Its Students

Bohunt School in Wokingham The first new secondary school to be built in the Wokingham Borough for more than 50 years opened its doors for the first time today (September 7).   More than 100 students have joined Bohunt School Wokingham, off Sheerlands Road in Arborfield. Initially they will use the existing legacy buildings, next […]

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Help Celebrate National Recycling Week By Tackling Those ‘Unusual Suspects’

Help Celebrate National Recycling Week By Tackling Those ‘Unusual Suspects’

National Recycling Week This month sees National Recycling Week (September 12 to 18) and Wokingham Borough Council is marking the date with a series of fun information sessions.   The theme for this year’s week is The Unusual Suspects and it will be particularly aimed at encouraging people to recycling items that are commonly thrown […]

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Park and Ride at Thames Valley Park

Park and Ride at Thames Valley Park

Thames valley park and ride in Winnersh Wokingham Borough Council has submitted a planning application for a £3.6 million park and ride near Thames Valley Park (TVP).

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Evening, overnight and weekend parking charges introduced

Evening, overnight and weekend parking charges introduced

Parking charges in Wokingham changing. Evening, overnight and weekend charges in Wokingham Borough Council carparks, and Saturday daytime fees at the Civic Offices at Shute End, will be introduced this summer.

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New Wokingham Business Survey

New Wokingham Business Survey

Wokingham Business Survey Wokingham Borough Council is inviting local businesses to take part in a business survey to help identify their key issues to shape how the council works with them in the future and help them flourish.

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Elevate Wokingham benefits from EU funding

Elevate Wokingham benefits from EU funding

Elevate Wokingham Elevate Wokingham is getting a £140,000 boost as part of £2.4million investment into Elevate Berkshire from the European Social Funds.

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Labour Councillor stands down

Labour Councillor stands down

Labour Councillor Wokingham’s only Labour councillor has stood down. Nicky Jerome, has made the difficult decision one year after being diagnosed with anxiety and depression.