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Dinton Pastures Has 20 New Trees Thanks to Squire’s Garden Centre

Dinton Pastures Has 20 New Trees Thanks to Squire’s Garden Centre

Dinton Pastures has 20 new silver birch trees thanks to Squire’s Garden Centre as it helps the borough on its journey to be carbon neutral by 2030. The business in Heathlands Road, Wokingham, teamed up with Wokingham Borough Council to provide trees for the country park in Hurst. Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr Bill Soane joined […]

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Youth Climate Conference To Be Hosted By WBC

Youth Climate Conference To Be Hosted By WBC

Wokingham Borough Council will host its inaugural youth climate conference, as it looks to lead the area to become carbon neutral by 2030. Sixth formers from secondary schools across the borough will be invited to attend the event held at the council’s Shute End offices on March 30, 4pm to 7pm. Topics covered on the […]

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Denmark Street Car Park, Owned By Eurocarparks Sold To Wokingham Council

Denmark Street Car Park, Owned By Eurocarparks Sold To Wokingham Council

There’s great news for visitors to Wokingham town centre today (February 06) as the council has just finalised a deal to re-open the former Eurocarparks section of the Denmark Street car park. Completion is due in the next couple of weeks. WBC has exchanged contracts to purchase the car park and surrounding properties from the […]

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National Apprenticeship Week In Wokingham

National Apprenticeship Week In Wokingham

In support of National Apprenticeship Week, Wokingham Borough Council is encouraging both local businesses and residents to consider the benefits of the apprenticeship scheme. Apprenticeships are an exciting option for both apprentice and employer with companies able to take on apprentices at all different levels, from school leavers to people that want to further their […]

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Wokingham Rough Sleeping Cause Awarded £91,000

Wokingham Rough Sleeping Cause Awarded £91,000

Ministry for Housing, Communities & Local Government has awarded Wokingham Borough Council £91,000 to help tackle rough sleeping in the borough.  The funds, which follow on the back of the council’s new strategy to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping, will allow the council to set up a street outreach programme to provide support for rough […]

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Wokingham Half Marathon February 2020

Wokingham Half Marathon February 2020

Runners from across the Borough are gearing up for the biggest running event of the year. Wokingham Half Marathon is Berkshire’s first traditional post-Christmas half marathon and takes place on 23 February. Kicking off at 10am, the 13.1 mile race starts and finishes at Cantley Park. The course is fully closed to traffic and runs […]

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Wokingham Blue Bags Out For Delivery

Wokingham Blue Bags Out For Delivery

More than five million blue waste bags will be out for delivery from Wokingham Borough Council next week. They will be distributed to all houses in the borough over the next five weeks, with each household receiving 80 bags in two rolls of 40. This will cover the period between April 2020 and March 2021. […]

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Cantley Park Changes – Drop In Sessions

Cantley Park Changes – Drop In Sessions

Come and find out more about Wokingham Borough Council’s plans to enhance Cantley Park in Wokingham at one of its drop-in sessions taking place later this month (January). Back in December, Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making executive agreed to invest more than £1.6million to transform the park’s facilities. Included in the proposals are a state-of-the-art 3G […]

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Talk About Sir Kazuo Ishiguro, Nobel Prize winner 2017

Sir Kazuo Ishiguro, Nobel Prize winner 2017   Janet Ferguson will be talking about Sir Kazuo Ishiguro, Nobel Prize winner 2017. The meeting of the Wokingham Literary Society is held at 7.30pm in the Main Hall, Wokingham Baptist Church, Milton Road, Wokingham RG40 1DE.

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Wokingham Roads Will See Drainage Works This Winter

Wokingham Roads Will See Drainage Works This Winter

More than 100 roads across Wokingham Borough will see drainage works take place this winter. Highway grips, which are shallow channels connecting the edge of the carriageway to a roadside ditch, are being cut across the roads to help drain rain water from roads in rural locations. Drainage Works – Road Closures The works will […]

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