Woodley Town Council

New energy efficiency scheme

Help to heat across the borough

New scheme to help households improve energy efficiency Wokingham Borough Council’s executive has approved the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and local ECO Flex ‘Help to Heat’ scheme.  This new green initiative aims to help eligible residents improve the energy efficiency of low performing homes with a range of works such as loft or cavity wall […]

Help to stop bonfires

Help stop bonfires

A plague of illegal bonfires is blighting parts of the borough – with a quarter of all nuisance complaints received since the beginning of September linked to 18 locations – but the council is taking immediate action to put the problem out. Acrid smoke from sites burning what is believed to be commercial waste is […]

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Approved Community Grants

Community grants

Woodley Town Council approved Community Grants The following Community Grants were approved by the Strategy and Resources Committee on 15 September 2020: 2nd Woodley Scout Group                           £250 – to purchase camping equipment and activity equipment. Berkshire Vision                               £250 – towards the cost of providing services and a range of events and activities to enhance the lives of […]

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Help to stop more houses

Help stop more houses being built

Wokingham Borough Council urges residents to help stop more houses being built in the borough Wokingham Borough Council is asking residents to imagine what the borough would be like if the Government’s proposal to double the number of homes built in the borough each year goes ahead. The council is extremely concerned about the impact […]

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New recycling bags

New waterproof recycling bags coming to Wokingham Borough

Proposals to replace the existing black recycling boxes with waterproof recycling bags in Wokingham Borough was given the go ahead at last week’s special meeting of the council’s Executive committee (11 September).  Changes in the world market for recycled material have meant that wet paper and card is no longer being accepted by recycling plants […]

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Woodley car boot sales

Woodley car boot sale

Following the cancellation of the Car Boot Sale on Sunday 20th September 2020, here are the revised dates for the remainder of 2020. All markets are open from 08.00-13.00. Sun 27th Sept 2020 Sun 11th Oct 2020 Sun 25th Oct 2020 Sun 8th Nov 2020 Sun 22nd Nov 2020 Sun 13th Dec 2020

Green grants for homes

Green grants for homes in Wokingham Borough

Wokingham Borough Council is encouraging homeowners and landlords to apply for a government green homes grant towards the cost of installing  energy efficient and low-carbon heating improvements which could help save up to £600 a year on energy bills. The government will provide vouchers worth up to £5,000 to help cover two-thirds of the cost […]

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WTC Accounts 2019-2020

Woodley Town Council accounts 2019-2020

To inspect the accounts please read the information below including contact details. You can download the 2019-2020 accounts documents from this link; Financial Information Local authority accounts – residents’ rights Please note that this summary applies to all relevant smaller authorities, including local councils, internal drainage boards and ‘other’ smaller authorities. The basic position The Local […]

Help say no to more houses

UK Government proposal for more housing in Wokingham Borough

The latest Government proposals would impose over 1,600 new homes a year on Wokingham Borough. That’s more than double the current number that 47,000 Wokingham Borough residents objected to last year. Wokingham Borough Council is outraged by the proposed increase and, as well as objecting to the Government’s plans itself, is asking residents to make […]

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Planning & Community Meeting

Notice of Planning & Community Meeting

A virtual meeting of the Woodley Town Council Planning and Community Committee will be held on Tuesday 8 September 2020 at 7:45pm, as authorised by the Coronavirus Act (2020), Section 78. The meeting will be open to the public, unless the Council directs otherwise. The meeting will be broadcast on the Council’s YouTube channel – search […]

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New recycling bag proposal

Recycling bags in Wokingham Borough

Proposals to replace black boxes with waterproof bags for recycling in Wokingham Borough have taken the next step. The council’s overview and scrutiny committee upheld the decision of the executive made on 30 July to set aside funding for the proposed sealable, weighted bags last night (26 August) – which if implemented will help the […]

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Vacancy at Woodley Almshouse

Vacancy at Woodley Almshouse

The Poor Land’s Charity has a vacancy in one of its Almshouses in Woodley on Loddon Bridge Road. The unit is available for residents of Woodley, Sandford or Charvil aged 55 years or over. The accommodation is a self contained ground floor flat with a double bedroom, lounge, bathroom, kitchen and large communal gardens. The […]