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Wokingham Borough Council Has Been Awarded £576,650 Towards Improvements To Cycling And Walking Facilities

Wokingham Borough Council Has Been Awarded £576,650 Towards Improvements To Cycling And Walking Facilities

Plans to improve cycling facilities outside Wokingham town centre and linking Woodley and Earley to Reading are being drawn up. It comes after Wokingham Borough Council was awarded £576,650 towards improvements to cycling and walking facilities in these areas by the Department for Transport. Earlier this year the council bid for the funding as part […]

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Reading University In Talks With Wokingham Council Over New Local Plan

Reading University In Talks With Wokingham Council Over New Local Plan

Following Wokingham Borough Council’s announcement on pursuing alternatives to a garden town at Grazeley, the University of Reading will be working alongside the council as they review opportunities for new employment and homes between the villages of Shinfield, Arborfield and Sindlesham, south of the M4.  As part of this review, an option is being explored […]

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Covid Dashboard Launched By Wokingham Borough Council

Covid Dashboard Launched By Wokingham Borough Council

Wokingham Borough Council is today announcing the launch of a new Covid-19 Dashboard available on the Berkshire Public Health website, which will enable residents to quickly obtain the latest statistics on Covid-19 and access comprehensive guidance on the national restrictions. The dashboard is the first of its kind in the UK, providing real-time data on […]

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Old Bikes Given New Lease Of Life By Wokingham Council In Conjunction With RE3

Old Bikes Given New Lease Of Life By Wokingham Council In Conjunction With RE3

Wokingham Council works in partnership with re3 to give unwanted bikes a new home Wokingham Borough Council has given the term “re-cycling” a whole new meaning with the launch of its initiative to give a new lease of life to bikes that have been left at its recycling centres by residents. The council’s My Journey […]

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Wokingham Council Community Response

Wokingham Council Community Response

They say emergencies bring the best out in people. And the people of Wokingham borough are really showing their mettle. The Wokingham Borough Community Response (WBCR) is a one-stop shop if you need help during this crisis and don’t have friends, family or trusted neighbours who can help. The help provided can come in the […]

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PPE Appeal To Help Protect Frontline Staff

PPE Appeal To Help Protect Frontline Staff

Our frontline workers are running low on face masks and other vital protective equipment, so we are appealing to anybody who can help. Our social workers, care home staff and other key workers have what they need for now, but supplies are running low and aren’t being replaced from central government as they should. We […]

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Wokingham Residents Need To Help With Damp Recycling

Wokingham Residents Need To Help With Damp Recycling

Stamp out the damp campaign to keep up resident’s excellent recycling record Wokingham Borough residents have proved themselves first-rate recyclers, but we now face a new challenge that needs everybody’s help to meet. Damp Recycling Issues Due to global economic changes, recycling plants are no longer accepting wet paper and card and recent batches sent […]

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Wokingham Council To Offer Paperless Bills

Wokingham Council To Offer Paperless Bills

Wokingham Borough residents can now choose to receive their Council Tax bills and/or benefit notifications online, instead of in the post. The move to paperless e-billing and e-notifications enhances the existing online Council Tax ‘My Account’ for residents, available via the council’s website. Not only is it more environmentally friendly – Wokingham Borough Council declared […]

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Susan Parsonage Appointed Chief Executive Of Wokingham Council

Susan Parsonage Appointed Chief Executive Of Wokingham Council

Susan Parsonage Appointed Chief Executive Continuing to provide excellent services while striving to innovate alongside delivering value for taxpayers’ money as the lowest-funded authority, are the aims of Wokingham Borough Council’s new chief executive, Susan Parsonage.     Following a rigorous recruitment process, the council’s Personnel Board has appointed Susan as the permanent chief executive. […]

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Sonning Golf Club Homes Despite Wokingham Council Objection

Sonning Golf Club Homes Despite Wokingham Council Objection

Sonning Golf Club Homes Despite Wokingham Council Objection Wokingham Borough Council has been left enraged and exasperated by a planning inspector’s decision to allow 13 new houses to be built at Sonning Golf Club.  The borough council refused permission for the development because it would result in loss of countryside, is outside of current settlement […]