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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 […]

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Drivestart, Wokingham Council Young Drivers Initiative Wins Award

Drivestart, Wokingham Council Young Drivers Initiative Wins Award

Drivestart Wokingham Borough Council’s, young drivers’ programme Drivestart has won the Road Safety Award at Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation’s (CIHT) Awards, fighting off competition from the other shortlisted entries from Atkins, Scotland TranServ and Transport for London.   Safer Roads Berkshire   Drivestart is part of successful initiative ‘Safer Roads Berkshire’, that is […]

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Borough Elections 2018 – Wokingham Council Election Results

Borough Elections 2018 – Wokingham Council Election Results

Wokingham Council Borough Elections 2018 – After counting the results council make up is 42 – Conservative 8 – Liberal Democrat 3 – Labour 1 – Independent

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Wokingham Housing & Council Receive Award

Wokingham Housing & Council Receive Award

Wokingham Housing Ltd Wokingham Housing, Wokingham Borough Council’s innovative approach to housing has been recognised with nominations for the council and its subsidiary company, Wokingham Housing (WHL) at this year’s prestigious UK Housing Awards.   Chartered Institute of Housing The awards, run by the Chartered Institute of Housing and Inside Housing, are the biggest of […]

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M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council

M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council

M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site Sold To Wokingham Council M&S (Marks and Spencer) Site – Yesterday (November 30), Wokingham Borough Council took ownership of the former Marks and Spencer site on Peach Street in Wokingham town centre.   Cllr Stuart Munro, executive member for business and economic development and regeneration, said: “When Marks and Spencer announced they […]

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Wokingham Council Needs Your Views On Big Issues Facing The Area

Wokingham Council Needs Your Views On Big Issues Facing The Area

Wokingham Council Views Wokingham Council Views – Wokingham Borough Council needs to hear your views on some of the major challenges facing Wokingham Borough.   The borough is going through vast changes and challenges with new houses, roads,  schools and other facilities being built and towns being transformed – at the same time as Government […]

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Wokingham Council Secures Government Funding For Children Social Work

Wokingham Council Secures Government Funding For Children Social Work

Wokingham Council Secures Government Funding Wokingham Council Secures Government Funding For Children Social Work:- Wokingham Borough Council has secured government funding to step up a ground-breaking new approach to children’s social work.   It has joined forces with nine other local authorities to successfully win £1.95million from the Department for Education for the second phase […]

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Wokingham Council Take Over Parking Enforcement in October 2017

Wokingham Council Take Over Parking Enforcement in October 2017

Wokingham Council Take Over Parking Enforcement Parking Enforcement, putting an end to dangerous parking will be at the top of the list of priorities when Wokingham Borough Council takes over parking enforcement from the police next month.  From October 9, the council will be responsible for civil parking enforcement (CPE) ensuring safe and legal parking […]