COUNCIL TAX A review of council tax single person discounts is soon to be carried out by Wokingham Borough Council, across the borough. Local authorities have a statutory duty to ensure they collect all council tax that is due and any discount, such as for a single person, is only awarded to those residents […]
Wokingham Librarian Wokingham Librarian – Wokingham Borough Council’s, reader development officer for young people and families, Elizabeth McDonald has won the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) Public Librarian of the Year Award. The CILIP’s annual awards recognise the outstanding contribution staff make to their customers, the communities they serve, and the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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).
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.
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.