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Record Numbers For Dinton Pastures Country Park’s Annual Family Fun Weekend

Record Numbers For Dinton Pastures Country Park’s Annual Family Fun Weekend

Last weekend Dinton Pastures Country Park welcomed a record number of visitors to its annual family fun weekend. Across the two day event, 2,577 people took part in activities, including paddle boarding and archery to name but a few. The Dinton Activity Centre welcome’s thousands of visitors every year with a wide variety of activities […]

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Emmbrook 3G Pitch Funding Agreed

Emmbrook 3G Pitch Funding Agreed

Wokingham Borough Council’s plans for a new third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch for students and the public at The Emmbrook School are a step forward thanks a grant from The Premier League, The FA and government’s Football Foundation. The £480,298 grant is in addition to £350,000 developer contributions the borough council has secured for […]

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WOKINGHAM SIKH COMMUNITY RAISE £3,250 FOR LOCAL ME2 CLUB CHARITY

WOKINGHAM SIKH COMMUNITY RAISE £3,250 FOR LOCAL ME2 CLUB CHARITY

Wokingham Borough’s Sikh community recently raised a staggering £3,250 for outgoing Mayor Cllr John Kaiser’s chosen charity for his year in office – the Me2 Club. This was the result of the annual Sikh Vaisakhi procession (Nagar Kirtan), which drummed up support and awareness for the charity.  During his tenure as Wokingham Borough Mayor, he […]

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Pyjamarama Party – Wokingham Library

Pyjamarama Party – Wokingham Library

Wokingham Borough Council’s library service is hosting its own pyjama party and distributing free books to celebrate BookTrust’s ‘Pyjamarama’. On Thursday June 6 families are set for a day full of fun as Wokingham Borough libraries invites the community to join together and celebrate ‘Pyjamarama’, BookTrust’s inaugural celebration aimed at getting more children reading. The […]

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Dinton Pastures Family Fun Weekend 2019

Dinton Pastures Family Fun Weekend 2019

This weekend (1 and 2 June) Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst will be hosting its annual family fun weekend, with this year’s event set to be bigger and better than ever. Families will be able to enjoy a wide range of activities on offer in and around the country park, such as paddle boarding […]

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Wokingham Food Recycling A Success

Wokingham Food Recycling A Success

Wokingham Borough Council’s first month of food waste recycling has been a huge success, with residents collecting a staggering 383 tonnes of leftover food. That’s the equivalent weight of more than 54 of the biggest African elephants. In the first four weeks, each household that received a set of caddies recycled an average of six […]

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PIGGOTT INFANT SCHOOL WINNERS OF GREENREDEEM RECYCLING INCENTIVE SCHEME

PIGGOTT INFANT SCHOOL WINNERS OF GREENREDEEM RECYCLING INCENTIVE SCHEME

Wednesday 15 May saw The Robert Piggott C of E Infant School receive a cheque for £657.52 as the winners of this year’s ‘Greenredeem Recycling Incentive Scheme’. The scheme aims to incentivise residents of Wokingham Borough Council to recycle by rewarding them with points. The more residents recycle, the more points they earn. These points […]

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Foster Families Required In Wokingham

Foster Families Required In Wokingham

More than 10 local foster families are urgently needed to join the 46 Wokingham Borough Council fostering homes for some of its children and young people in care who want to be fostered close to their families and friends in the borough.  With the annual national Foster Care Fortnight (13 to 26 May) about to […]

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Wokingham Street Concert

Wokingham Street Concert

Wokingham town centre will be filled with live music as the International Street Concert returns on Saturday 1 June 2019. This year’s free party will take place in Broad Street from 6.00pm, ending at 11pm with a host of performers delighting the crowd with music from across the globe. This year’s free party will take […]

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Mountain Warehouse & Ripples Coming To Peach Place

Mountain Warehouse & Ripples Coming To Peach Place

Luxury bathroom design company Ripples and outdoor clothing and equipment specialists Mountain Warehouse are the latest businesses coming to the new Peach Place destination that is taking shape in Wokingham Town Centre. They will be joining other new businesses Cook, the Leafy Elephant, Sit & Sip and Blue Orchid, all of whom are set to […]