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Foundry College Improvements & New Building Opened

Foundry College Improvements & New Building Opened

A new building at Foundry College in Wokingham has been officially opened by the Mayor of the borough. Mayor Cllr Keith Baker MBE cut the ribbon at the secondary school with acting headteacher Iain Thomas last week. Foundry College Improvements The £1.7million project saw a range of improvements to the school in Budges Gardens, creating […]

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New Twyford Library Approved

New Twyford Library Approved

A new chapter is opening for Twyford Library as Wokingham Borough Council approves plans to create a brand-new facility in the centre of the village, converting the Old Polehampton Boys School. Funding is confirmed for the first phase of the project, which includes plans to convert the Grade II listed building into a library and […]

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Green Waste Subscription Opens Shortly

Green Waste Subscription Opens Shortly

Green fingered residents across Wokingham Borough will soon be able apply for a garden waste collection for 2021-22. Anyone signed up for a collection for 2020-21 will get an email or letter asking them to sign up for use of a brown wheelie bin for the new financial year. 23,000 Already Signed Up For The […]

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Wokingham Borough Council Tops Council Tax Collection Rates

Wokingham Borough Council Tops Council Tax Collection Rates

Wokingham Borough Council Tops Council Tax Collection Rates For the fifth 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 99.5 per […]

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Wokingham Borough Council adopts new strategy on new developments drainage systems

Wokingham Borough Council adopts new strategy on new developments drainage systems

Wokingham Drainage Wokingham Borough Council has adopted a new strategy to ensure new developments have appropriate sustainable drainage systems to manage the risk of flooding, improve water quality, and biodiversity.   The Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) Strategy, approved by the borough council’s decision-making executive, is a blueprint based on national standards for developers and civic […]

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Wokingham Borough Council challenges commuters not to drive this October

Wokingham Borough Council challenges commuters not to drive this October

Wokingham Commuters In a bid to help reduce air pollution and boost economic prosperity in the borough, Wokingham Borough Council has launched a commuter challenge over October. The business with the most employees commuting to work by foot, bicycle, bus, train or car-sharing will win a £100 voucher to spend on their staff and a […]

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Help Celebrate National Recycling Week By Tackling Those ‘Unusual Suspects’

Help Celebrate National Recycling Week By Tackling Those ‘Unusual Suspects’

National Recycling Week This month sees National Recycling Week (September 12 to 18) and Wokingham Borough Council is marking the date with a series of fun information sessions.   The theme for this year’s week is The Unusual Suspects and it will be particularly aimed at encouraging people to recycling items that are commonly thrown […]