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Arborfield Green New Primary School Taking Shape

Arborfield Green New Primary School Taking Shape

Buildings are now in place for the primary school site at Arborfield Green being built by Wokingham Borough Council. Modules have begun being lifted into place for the 420-place school which is due to open its doors next year and is currently under construction as part of the Arborfield Garrison major development. Farley Hill Primary […]

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Foundry College Improvements Have Been Completed

Foundry College Improvements Have Been Completed

Improvements to Foundry College in Wokingham have been completed. More space has been created at the school in Budges Gardens thanks to the £1.7million project, with work completed to modify buildings, relocate the temporary classrooms and landscape around the school site. Improvements The work includes a new school hall, outdoor workshop, gym and dedicated classrooms […]

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Christmas Car Parking Free On Saturdays In Wokingham

Christmas Car Parking Free On Saturdays In Wokingham

Shoppers in Wokingham Borough will get an early Christmas present with free parking in the council’s car parks on Saturdays in the run up to Christmas. Council-owned car parks in towns and village centres across the area will offer this on 5, 12 and 19 December. Shopping The move has proved popular in recent years […]

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Wokingham Green Homes Grant

Wokingham Green Homes Grant

With the weather getting colder there’s great news for residents as Wokingham Borough Council continues to roll out schemes to help them make their homes more energy efficient and reduce fuel bills for years to come. The initiatives which include the Help to Heat scheme, the Green Homes Grant and the Green Homes Grant Local […]

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Where To Get Waste and Recycling Items In Lockdown v2

Where To Get Waste and Recycling Items In Lockdown v2

Wokingham Borough Council’s Shute End offices will be one of several locations residents can get waste and recycling items if they’re running out during lockdown. Woodley and Earley libraries will also reopen this week to provide these essential items to residents. Shute End – Wokingham Shute End will be open under restricted days and hours, […]

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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-19 Dashboard Launched By Wokingham Borough Council

Covid-19 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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