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Crackdown on unsafe parking

Wokingham Borough Council to crack down on unsafe parking

      Wokingham Borough Council is increasing the number of parking wardens in response to complaints of unsafe parking around schools across the borough   The council will expand the team of parking enforcement officers due to the recent increase in the number of residents raising concerns about drivers parking unsafely and illegally outside […]

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M4 closures this weekend

Weekend M4 Closure

From Friday 27 October 8pm (Information from Highways England) There is a full closure of the M4 this weekend in both directions between junctions 5 (Langley) and 6 (Slough/Windsor). The closure will start Friday 27th September at approximately 8pm and this section of the motorway will be closed all weekend for the demolition of Recreation […]

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Super hero library competition

Wokingham Borough Libraries competition

    Get your budding artists to enter the super hero competition as part of the Wokingham Children’s Book Festival to win WHSmith goodies!  

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Weekly scheduled roadworks 24 September

Weekly scheduled roadworks – 24th September

A4 London Road, Earley, Wokingham 28 September — 27 October Delays likely – Traffic control (multi-way signals) Works location: Near junction of Shepperds House Lane to near junction of Suttons Park Avenue  Works description: TO INSTALL A NEW 132KV AND 33KV DUCT ROUTE AND ASSOICATED WORKS MULTIWAY LIGHTS AND A LANE CLOSURE BEING USED. Responsibility […]

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Foster carers needed

Could you foster a child in Wokingham borough?

    Could you offer a room to a local foster child?   With many young people starting new jobs and moving away from the family home this autumn, now may be perfect time to make use of an empty bedroom in Wokingham Borough by offering a home to a child in need. Currently there […]

Borough cycling success

Borough summer cycling success

A record number of local children have thrown away their stabilisers this summer after pedalling their way to success, completing Wokingham Borough Council’s Bikeability Learn to Ride course at Woodford Park and other locations Wokingham Borough Council’s My Journey team have successfully helped a massive 168 of our school age children master the skill of […]

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Borough canine initiative wins award

Wokingham borough canine initiative wins international award

Gold national award for Wokingham top canine carers    The Public Protection Partnership’s canine carers have won a top national award for the gold standard way they look after stray dogs. For the tenth successive year the Animal Warden service has won the RSPCA’s Footprint Award in its Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) Awards   […]

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External Auditor Report 2018/19

Woodley Town Council external Auditor Report 2018/19

    We are pleased to report that Woodley Town Council has received the External Auditor Report on its 2018/19 Annual Governance and Accountability Return stating that in their opinion the information in sections 1 and 2 of the Return is in accordance with proper practices and no other matters have come to their attention […]

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Weekly scheduled roadworks - 17 September

Woodley roadworks

Kingfisher Drive, Woodley 17 September — 21 September Delays likely – Road closure Works description: Advance road space booking for Micro asphalt works. Please click link above for more information on these works or contact Wokingham Borough Council – 0118 974 6000 Responsibility for works: Wokingham Borough Council   Colemans Moor Road, Woodley 17 September […]

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Homelessness in Woodley

Have your say on homelessness in Woodley

Helping the local homeless   Wokingham Borough Council, in its commitment to support those at risk of homelessness and people who sleep rough, has a new draft strategy to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping in the borough and wants to know what you think.   Consultation The consultation is available on the council’s website from […]

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e-comics at Wokingham Borough libraries

e-comic books available at Wokingham Borough libraries

  e-comic book classics hit Wokingham libraries Whether you’re Fantastic Four fanatic or a X-Men enthusiast , Wokingham Borough Libraries are jam-packed with superheroes and villains, now available to you free of charge at just the touch of a button.   Comic book enthusiasts can now access a huge variety of e-Comics through the library’s […]

Woodford Park lake resurfacing

Woodford Park lake pathway resurfacing

  The path around the lake has been repaired and resurfaced as part of the lake regeneration project. The old path surface was in very poor condition due to wear and tear and tree root damage. The new surface has loose stones at present, which will compact over time with pedestrian traffic. The loose stones […]

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Celebrating our elders

Celebrating our elder community

  Celebrate age   To celebrate the International Day of Older Persons on 1 October, Wokingham Borough Council along with partners is hosting a Celebrate Age event at the newly refurbished Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, from 10.00-15.00. If you are feeling lonely or isolated, this is the ideal opportunity to get out there and see […]

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Addington school progress

Addington School phase one

    FIRST PHASE OF ADDINGTON EXPANSION PROJECT COMPLETED   The first phase of the £4.4million expansion of Addington School has been completed with two new multi-use games areas (MUGAs), a new sensory path and an expanded car park now in use. The work was carried out during the school summer holidays and means students […]

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Reduce, reuse, recycle!

A pledge to reuse and recycle

      Re3 is working in partnership with Wokingham Borough Council, Reading Borough Council, Bracknell Forest Council and FCC Environment to help people in Bracknell Forest, Reading and Wokingham Boroughs waste less and recycle more.   This month, the focus is on reducing the number of clothes that end up in landfill. Every week 11 […]

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Weekly scheduled roadworks - 10 September

Weekly scheduled roadworks – 10 September

Butts Hill Road, Woodley 13 September — 13 September Delays likely – Traffic control (give & take) Works location: Outside 163 Works description: Footway patching Responsibility for works: Wokingham Borough Council   Headley Road East, Woodley 13 September — 13 September Delays likely – Traffic control (give & take) Works location: By Just Tiles Works description: Footway patching Responsibility […]

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Beware of doorstep rogue traders

Beware of doorstep rogue traders

  Thames Valley Police are warning of an increase of doorstep rogue traders   TVP has released the following information: We have received reports of potential Doorstep Rogue Traders and Cold Callers in the Earley and Woodley areas. You may receive a cold call knock at your door from someone claiming to be a tradesman […]

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Local residents say no to more houses

Local residents say no to more new housing

ALMOST 47,000 RESIDENTS SAY GOVERNMENT-IMPOSED HOUSING TARGET IS TOO HIGH   Wokingham Borough Council has been overwhelmed by the number of responses to the Housing Target Consultation, with just under 50,000 individual responses received of which 46,807 (94%) said no to the government-imposed target.   “Firstly I want to thank all those thousands of people […]

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New road adoption consultation

Wokingham Borough Council asks for views on adopting new roads

  HAVE YOUR SAY ON ADOPTION OF NEW INFRASTRUCTURE   The procedure for adopting new roads, open spaces, landscaping and play areas once housing developments have been completed is now the focus of special group set up specifically to examine it.   The aim of the new task and finish group set up by Wokingham […]

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Woodley library refurbishment

Woodley library gets new facelift

WOODLEY LIBRARY IMPROVEMENTS AND TEMPORARY CLOSURE After more than 30 years serving local residents, Wokingham Borough Council’s Woodley Library is getting a face-lift. The library, based in Headley Road, is due to undergo building works this autumn as part of the council’s commitment to providing quality community services for its residents.   The work includes […]

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Convenience fee in Borough car parks removed

Ringo App convenience fee removed

  CONVENIENCE FEE TO BE REMOVED FROM CAR PARK MOBILE PAYMENTS   Drivers using Wokingham Borough Council car parks will no longer have to pay the 20p charge when using RingGo to pay for parking.   The council is removing the convenience fee applied to mobile device payments through the system at all of its […]

Gallery from Woodley Community Fun Day

Woodley Community Fun Day photos

Woodley Town Council would like to thank everyone for attending its Community Fun Day and picnic to celebrate the centenary of Woodley’s Memorial Ground   We have a selection of photos from the day but would love to see yours too to add to our gallery! Please send them to: admin@woodley.gov.uk  

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Weekly scheduled roadworks - 03 September

Weekly scheduled roadworks – 03 September

B4446 Sonning Lane, Sonning 06 September — 09 September Delays likely – Road closure Works location: A4 to rugby club Works description: Surface Dressing Works Responsibility for works: Wokingham Borough Council   Drovers Way, Woodley 04 September — 06 September Delays likely – Traffic control (multi-way signals) Works location: 76 Works description: Main Clamp 0 to 6″ CWAY Responsibility […]