Woodley Town Council

Woodley Herald March 2019
Herald available to download

Latest issue of The Herald available online

  All Woodley residents should have received their issue of The Herald. An electronic version is now available to download, along with past issues. To access The Herald please click HERE.

Thames Valley Police
Police appeal for Woodley burglary

Police appeal for Woodley burglary

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information following a distraction burglary in Woodley At around 2pm on Tuesday (19/3) the victim, an 80-year-old man, answered his front door to three offenders in Shackleton Way. The offenders entered the property claiming to be checking seals around the windows. One of the offenders entered the bedroom and […]

Woodley roadworks
Weekly scheduled roadworks 25 - 31 March

Weekly scheduled roadworks 25 – 31 March

  Coppice Road, Woodley 26 March – 28 March Delays possible – some carriageway incursion Works location: 3 Chairs and a Barber Works description: Serv Pipe Relay Inc Fitting Sz P Fway in Footway. Responsibility for works: Thames Water   Arundel Road, Woodley 27 March – 29 March Delays unlikely – some carriageway incursion Works […]

Christ Church tree at Woodford Park
Christ Church donate tree to Woodford Park

Christ Church donate tree to Woodford Park

  Christ Church in Woodley has donated a service tree to Woodford Park to commemorate its new Basingstoke and Reading circuits. Part of an initiative involving 26 churches, the tree was originally donated to Christ Church as a sapling in August 2015.   The sapling has been nurtured by Beryl Wootton, a member of the […]

WANE Community Forum AGM

Woodley and North Earley Community Forum AGM

  The next Woodley and North Earley (WANE) Community Forum AGM will be held on: Wednesday 10 April 2019 19.30-21.00 The Maxwell Room at the Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, RG5 4JZ Chair: Mary Bather   AGENDA Welcome, outline of structure of the meeting, introductions and apologies – 5 mins   Minutes of the previous meeting […]

Woodley big tidy up
Woodley's big tidy up!

Big tidy up in Woodley

As part of a borough-wide initiative, Woodley is taking part in the big tidy up campaign on Saturday 23rd March. Please come along and support the local community.

Woodley roadworks
Weekly scheduled roadworks

Scheduled roadworks 18-22 March

  A329 Wokingham Road, Earley, Wokingham 18 March — 19 March Delays likely Traffic control (priority working) Works description:  Reinstate carriageway (FW PERM) in Carriageway. Our intention is to complete the Permanent Reinstatement in the same phase Responsibility for works:  THAMES WATER   Butts Hill Road, Woodley, Wokingham 19 March — 21 March Delays likely Traffic control (two-way signals) […]

Centre Stage Woodley
FREE hire of Centre Stage

Centre Stage in Woodley is FREE to hire!

    Centre Stage in Woodley Town Centre is now FREE to hire for 2019 to all bands, performers, community groups, charities and schools. For more information contact: admin@woodley.gov.uk / 0118 9690356 (Please note that this offer is not available to businesses or any commercial use. For commercial enquiries, please contact the Town Centre Manager: […]

Highwood Primary School Woodley
Highwood Primary School expansion

Woodley’s Highwood Primary School expansion

    Wokingham Borough Mayor, Cllr John Kaiser, officially opened Wokingham Borough Council’s £3.25m expansion of Highwood Primary School in Woodley. The improved facilities include a new entrance, increased capacity in the main hall, additional small group teaching spaces, a medical room, and a purpose built learning area for the children attending Highwood’s Developmental Language […]

Woodley Town Centre Manager
Woodley Town Centre Manager to retire

The Wokingham Paper’s homage to Woodley Town Centre Manager

    Jacques Lherbier has been Woodley Town Centre’s Manager for over 11 years and retires next month. To read The Wokingham Paper’s article in recognition of his career in Woodley, please click HERE.

food waste Woodley Town Council
Food waste fact

Food waste facts!

Did you know…? One tonne of food waste generates enough electricity to power 0.092264017 homes. Wokingham Borough Council estimates if it collects 3,000 tonnes a year through its food waste collections, it would produce enough electricity to power 277 average sized homes.  

Woodford Park bike hut
New bike hub at Woodford Park Leisure Centre

New bike hut at Woodford Park in Woodley

    Wokingham Borough Council’s My Journey team opened its most recent bike hub at Woodford Park Leisure Centre on Tuesday 19 February, during the local schools half term. Woodley Town Mayor, councillor Sam Rahmouni officially opened the new bike hub at the community event, which was attended by borough and town councillors. Councillor Pauline Jorgensen, […]

Woodley roadworks
Local roadworks update

Local roadworks update

Woodlands Avenue, Woodley 11 March – 15 March Likely delays due to a road closure between Fairwater Drive and Crockhamwell Road . Wokingham Borough Council will be resurfacing and relining the road between the hours of 22:00 and 6:00.   A4 Bath Road, Sonning 14 March – 18 March Give and take traffic control signalling […]

Woodley Town Council
Woodley Town Council 2018 Summary

Woodley Town Council 2018 summary

  Woodley Town Council has had a busy year investing in local charities, alongside hosting a memorable WWI Commemoration, starting refurbishments at Woodford Park lake and being awarded Green Flag status for its management and stewardship of Woodford Park and the Memorial Ground.   For the third year running, Woodley Town Council has not increased […]

Thames Valley Police
Appeal for burglary witnesses

Appeal for burglary witnesses in the Woodley area

Thames Valley Police are appealing for witnesses to burglaries in the Woodley area   On Monday 4th of March, between 14.00-16.00, there were burglaries in Rushbrook Road, Bruce Road and Chequers Way in Woodley. If you saw or heard anything suspicious in the area or have CCTV, Dashcam or Ringcam footage, please contact the Thames […]

Woodley roadworks
Local roadworks update

Local roadworks update

M4 J8/9 – 10 05 March – 07 March Full road closure between junctions 8/9 and 10, within the hours of 22:00 and 6:00. A diversion route will be in place for the beginning of a series of works converting this stretch of carriageway into a smart motorway. The diversion route will be along the […]

Garden waste Wokingham Borough
Waste collection changes

Changes to garden waste collections across Wokingham Borough

    Changes to be implemented from 1 April Residents who use Wokingham Borough Council’s garden waste services will see some changes to collections from April. With the increase in housing across the Borough, and the success in take up of the garden waste scheme, many residents who have signed up for the garden waste […]

Wokingham Borough Council road improvements
WBC road investments

Wokingham Borough Council to invest £1.77m in road improvements

  Road investment Wokingham Borough Council has revealed details of how the £1.177 million announced by the Government in November 2018 will be spent to improve the road network for drivers and cyclists across the borough. A list of additional schemes in 2019 has been announced as well as a dedicated pothole budget to allow […]