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Wokingham Council Cuts Carbon – Installing LED Lights

Wokingham Council Cuts Carbon – Installing LED Lights

Wokingham Borough Council is making its estate more environmentally friendly, one building at a time through a variety of energy saving programmes. First up, lighting. LED Lights Over the summer the council set to work on making All Saints School in Wokingham greener by replacing outdated energy-intensive lighting with energy-saving LED lights and adding some […]

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Wokingham Peach Place Toilets Open

Wokingham Peach Place Toilets Open

The new public toilets in Peach Place opened this week – another step towards the completion of Wokingham Town Centre’s regeneration. Opening Days & Times The toilets will initially open 7am to 4pm but this is due to be extended to 10pm, from Monday 7 October. “We’ve talked a lot to people about the regeneration […]

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Ashridge Nursery Relocated After Fire

Ashridge Nursery Relocated After Fire

Following a devastating fire earlier this month, Ashridge Nursery has been temporarily relocated in Wokingham Borough Council’s Brambles Children’s Centre. “We’re so pleased to have been able to step in and help accommodate the nursery temporarily. It was a terrible situation for everyone – especially for the children, parents and staff. The nursery has been […]

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Wokingham Sports Awards 2019 – Still Open

Wokingham Sports Awards 2019 – Still Open

Wokingham Sports Awards 2019 Do you know someone who’s excelled at a certain sport? Or perhaps it’s a school, team or club? The Wokingham Borough Council Sports Award is a great way to highlight their success. Nominations Closing Date Nominations are now open for this annual celebration of our borough’s sporting talent. The closing date […]

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Unsafe Parking Crackdown Around Wokingham Schools

Unsafe Parking Crackdown Around Wokingham Schools

Wokingham Borough Council is increasing its number of parking wardens in response to complaints of unsafe parking around schools across the borough. The council will expand its team of parking enforcement officers due to the recent increase in the number of residents raising concerns about drivers parking unsafely and illegally outside schools and other areas […]

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Peach Place Drinking Water Fountain Open

Peach Place Drinking Water Fountain Open

Wokingham town centre got that bit greener this week with the opening of a new drinking water fountain for refilling bottles in the council’s Peach Place development. Cllr Charlotte Haitham Taylor, executive member for regeneration, said: “With all the additional footfall coming into Wokingham, with its fantastic new shops opening up, we are keen to […]

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World Mental Health Day – Wokingham Wellbeing Conference

World Mental Health Day – Wokingham Wellbeing Conference

To mark World Mental Health Day, residents across the borough are invited to join the Wokingham Wellbeing conference on 10 October, at the Holiday Inn, Winnersh Triangle. The event, which is now in its third year, is set to be bigger and better than ever. WIWAG The event, which has been organised by the Wellbeing […]

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Wokingham Council Supporting Sport England ‘We are Undefeatable’

Wokingham Council Supporting Sport England ‘We are Undefeatable’

Wokingham Borough Council is proud to be helping to kick start a fantastic national Sport England campaign ‘We are Undefeatable’ to help the one in four people in England who live with a long-term health condition. The campaign, which is targeted at those among us living with long term conditions, is raising awareness of the […]

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Gold Award For Wokingham Stray Dog Carers

Gold Award For Wokingham Stray Dog Carers

The Public Protection Partnership’s canine carers have won a top national award for the gold standard way they look after stray dogs. For the tenth successive year the Animal Warden service has won the RSPCA’s Footprint Award in its Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) Awards. The Award This award recognises public sector organisations going above and […]

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Bikeability – Celebrates Summer Success

Bikeability – Celebrates Summer Success

A record number of local children have thrown away their stabilisers this summer after pedalling their way to success, completing Wokingham Borough Council’s Bikeability Learn to Ride course. The council’s My Journey team have successfully helped a massive 168 of our school age children master the skill of riding a pedal bike. The My Journey […]

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