Woodley Town Council

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Wokingham Mayor Awards

Wokingham Borough Mayor Awards

Wokingham Borough Mayor launches Roll of Honours Awards to recognise community champions and celebrate success stories   Wokingham Borough Mayor Cllr John Kaiser has launched the Roll of Honour Awards to recognise people who make an outstanding contribution to their community. Each month Cllr Kaiser and his deputy mayor Cllr Bill Soane will select worthy winners […]

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Shed break-ins

Police warning of increased shed break-ins across Wokingham area

Shed break-ins across Wokingham area The Police have issued a recent alert to highlight an increase in offenders targeting sheds and garages in the Wokingham area. The police ask everyone to please keep an eye out for anything suspicious and call 101 if you see anything.  Why Sheds? Opportunist thieves identify sheds as easy pickings […]

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WPLC new camps

Woodford Park Leisure Centre launches new camps

New children’s activity camps Woodford Park Leisure Centre has launched new children’s sport activity camps for the Summer holidays. Attending structured sports activities has many benefits for children and even parents too. Benefits of sports activities Here’s a summary of ‘Top 5 facts’ on the importance of children’s organised activities: 1. Brain skills – healthy […]

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Apprenticeship opportunity

Business Apprenticeship at Woodley Town Council

Woodley Town Council – helping young people into employment Adding to its contribution to local employment, Woodley Town Council is now looking to recruit an Apprentice Administrative Assistant to be based at The Oakwood Centre. The Council, through the apprenticeship scheme, will provide hands on training to help the successful candidate develop skills and knowledge, […]

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Green Flag Award

Woodford Park receives Green Flag status

Woodley Town Council is delighted to announce that Woodford Park has received Green Flag status amid high commendation from the judges and is recognised as one of the UK’s best green spaces. Woodford Park is the first park in the Wokingham Borough area to receive Green Flag status, and joins other green spaces awarded recognition […]

Woodley public toilet installation
Public toilet update

Woodley Town Centre public toilet update

Public toilet Following the 2015 Woodley Resident’s Survey, conducted by HMR, an independent research and consultancy service, Woodley Town Council has responded to local resident requests for a public toilet and works to install it are currently underway. The unit is due to arrive on 30 July; however, electrical and water connections will need to […]

Woodley Mayor attends Waingels art collection
Woodley Town Council Mayor attends private art viewing

Woodley Town Council Mayor attends private art viewing

Mayor attends art viewing – Unmasked On Thursday 5th July, Woodley Town Council Mayor Sam Rahmouni attended Waingels School’s annual Year 13 Art Private View, ‘Unmasked’; a celebration of very talented Art & Photography student’s coursework and exam pieces. One of the students, Zoe Binden, looked at the history of pattern in her coursework project. She […]

Mayor at The Bulmershe School
Woodley Mayor commends 'mini medics'

Woodley Mayor commends ‘mini medics’

Mayor presents mini medics at The Bulmershe School with awards At a recent presentation at The Bulmershe School in Woodley, Mayor Sam Rahmouni presented certificates to Year 9 students who had participated in and been awarded for First Aid in the Community. “Over the past term a group of our year 9 students have been […]

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Loan approval for projects

Woodley Town Council loan approval for projects

At the June Full Council Meeting held at the Oakwood Centre, approval was given to apply to the Public Works Loan Board for a loan of £240,000 to fund three projects. These projects reflect the continuous investment of the Town Council into its services and facilities and builds on the investment of £500,000 already made over […]