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Wokingham Food Parcels & Essential Items Being Provided By Wokingham Hub

Wokingham Food Parcels & Essential Items Being Provided By Wokingham Hub

The Wokingham Borough Community Hub is now open to provide food, toiletries and other essentials to people in Wokingham borough who need them. Wokingham Borough Council is working with local charities to provide a community wide response to help vulnerable people during the Covid-19 crisis. The community hub will be providing food parcels, toiletries and […]

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Wokingham Coronavirus Statement From The Leader Of The Council

Wokingham Coronavirus Statement From The Leader Of The Council

Statement from John Halsall, leader of Wokingham Borough Council on COVID-19 “We are living in the shadow of Covid-19, an unprecedented international, national and local emergency. Already many people are suffering from Coronavirus and people have died across the country. Tragically, this will increase significantly over the coming weeks. We must face that reality without […]

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Wokingham Toad Migration Help

Wokingham Toad Migration Help

Volunteers have helped keep hundreds of toads safe by helping them get across the road at Priest Hill, Farley Hill. This crucial wildlife protection is being overseen by volunteers from Berkshire Reptile and Amphibian Group, with help from Wokingham Borough Council. The group have been coordinating dozens of visits to the site for a toad […]

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Wokingham Bulky Waste Collection

Wokingham Bulky Waste Collection

Getting rid of large white goods for residents in Wokingham borough just became much easier thanks to the council’s improved large unwanted items collection service. From When From this month (March), residents will be able to arrange for collection of up to five bulky items for just £56 per collection. To make it as easy […]

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Dinton Pastures Flooding Clean Up

Dinton Pastures Flooding Clean Up

As part of its commitment to protecting the environment and creating sustainable communities, colleagues from leading housing provider Stonewater got their hands dirty by making a contribution to the beautiful tree-lined landscape at Dinton Pastures, in partnership with the Community Forest Trust (CFT). The two organisations teamed up last week (26 February) to coppice and […]

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Wokingham Garden Waste 2020-2021 Renewals Now Open

Wokingham Garden Waste 2020-2021 Renewals Now Open

Green fingered residents will be keen to know garden waste opt in applications for 2020-21 are now open. The annual fee for a 240-litre brown wheeled bins will remain at £60 to ensure garden waste can still be collected easily. There are already 20,000 households across Wokingham borough subscribed to the service, which takes away […]

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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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