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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 […]

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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 […]