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Carnival Redevelopment Phase Two Announced

Carnival Redevelopment Phase Two Announced

Carnival Redevelopment Carnival Redevelopment Phase Two Announced – Last Thursday (July 20) plans to create a new leisure and community hub for Wokingham town centre took a big step forward as Wokingham Borough Council submitted plans for phase 2 of the Carnival regeneration.   Should it secure planning consent, the proposals would see the existing […]

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Work progressing in the heart of Wokingham

Work progressing in the heart of Wokingham

Work beginning this month will transform the heart of Wokingham market town into a continental-style space of café tables, market stalls, attractive trees and stylish paving designed for all.   The £3.8million joint borough and town council Market Place project will replace the poor quality, root damaged paving, cluttered street scene and inconvenient bus lane; […]

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Wokingham Borough Council Is Top – National Council Tax Collection Charts

Wokingham Borough Council Is Top – National Council Tax Collection Charts

National Council Tax Collection Charts For the fourth year running, Wokingham Borough Council has topped the national council tax collection charts for all local authorities.   Council taxpayers in Wokingham Borough continue to benefit from the most efficient local authority tax collection system in the country with the borough council collecting 99.6 per cent of […]

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Young readers are invited to solve a library mystery in the 2017

Young readers are invited to solve a library mystery in the 2017

Summer reading challenge Young readers are invited to solve a library mystery in the 2017 summer reading challenge, assisted by a bunch of furry, slippery and four-legged animal agents.   To take part in the annual national challenge, which this year runs from 1 July to 3 September, children simply join for free at their […]

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South Wokingham Distributor Road Exhibition

South Wokingham Distributor Road Exhibition

South Wokingham Distributor Road An exhibition detailing the proposed route of the second phase of the South Wokingham Distributor Road (SWDR), known as the Eastern Gateway, is being held at the end of June before the scheme’s planning application is submitted this autumn.   The suggested route would run south from the new Montague Park […]

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Arborfield Cross Relief Road Exhibition

Arborfield Cross Relief Road Exhibition

Arborfield Cross Relief Road An exhibition detailing the proposed route of the new Arborfield Cross Relief Road, and the work on it carried out so far, is being held in June before the scheme’s planning application is submitted this summer.   It will show the planned Option B alignment of the new road, which is […]

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Ryeish Green Sports Hub – Update

Ryeish Green Sports Hub – Update

Ryeish Green Sports Hub The former Ryeish Green Sports Centre is one-step closer to being updated and re-opened as the Ryeish Green Sports Hub after the planning application was submitted in April.   The new and refurbished facilities will include a new health and fitness gym, changing facilities, clubroom, car park and a refurbished sports […]

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Wokingham National Bookstart Week

Wokingham National Bookstart Week

National Bookstart Week Wokingham Borough libraries is kicking off its events for this year’s National Bookstart Week with rhymetime at Dinton Pastures Park on June 12, from 10am to noon.   This year’s theme is exploring outdoors. Children who attend any of the storytime and rhymetime events during the week will receive a free copy […]

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Cllr Rob Stanton has been elected as Wokingham Borough Mayor

Cllr Rob Stanton has been elected as Wokingham Borough Mayor

Rob Stanton Cllr Rob Stanton has been elected as Wokingham Borough Mayor at the annual Meeting of the Council held on Thursday (May 18).   The Mayor is officially the ‘first citizen’ of the borough and has a civic role, representing the council and the people of the borough, as well presiding over borough council […]

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Tennis Courts At Cantley Park Officially Opened

Tennis Courts At Cantley Park Officially Opened

Tennis Courts At Cantley Park Last weekend (May 13 and 14) Wokingham Borough Council’s Deputy Mayor Cllr Rob Stanton officially opened the new tennis courts at Cantley Park in Wokingham.   The borough council has been working in partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to significantly improve the current nine outdoor court tennis facilities, […]