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Planning & Community Meeting 3 November

Notice of Planning & Community Meeting

Tuesday 3 November 19.45 A virtual meeting of the Woodley Town Council Planning and Community Committee will be held on Tuesday 3 November 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 […]

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Code of Conduct councillors Consultation

Code of Conduct for Councillors

Wokingham Borough Council has launched a consultation seeking your views on proposed changes to its Code of Conduct for its borough councillors. When you vote for local councillors you place the successful candidates in positions of responsibility and trust, and the code sets out the behaviours expected of them to maintain this. These councillor behaviours […]

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Tackling poverty in Wokingham Borough

Tackling poverty in Wokingham Borough

The causes and effects of low income are wide ranging and damage standards of living and accessibility to health and wellbeing – in particular mental health and social inclusion.   Poverty level trends are driven by changes in the employment rate, earnings, benefits and other income such as pensions, and housing costs. Although these factors […]

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Single occupancy Council Tax review

Wokingham Borough Council to review single occupancy Council Tax reduction

This November will see Wokingham Borough Council launch a review of the single person’s council tax discount to ensure those receiving the discount remain entitled to claim.  Currently received by over 18,000 people in the borough, the discount sees those living alone receive a 25% reduction on their council tax bill to reflect the reduced […]

Cllr John MacNaught
Cllr John MacNaught

Councillor John MacNaught

It is with great sadness that we announce that Councillor John MacNaught passed away last week.  John was first elected to Woodley Town Council in 2015, when he first stood for election in South Lake South Ward. He followed this up in 2019, when he was elected to the Town Council in his home area […]

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Addington School sixth form

Addington School sixth form now complete

The £4.4million new Addington School building has been officially opened.  Wokingham Borough Mayor Cllr Malcolm Richards and executive member for children’s services Cllr UllaKarin Clark cut the ribbon with headteacher Sara Attra at the school to declare the building officially open, with the expansion allowing 50 more pupils to attend the Ofsted-rated outstanding school in […]

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Wokingham Borough Council Covid response

In It Together: How Wokingham Borough is battling Covid-19 as a community

The number of Covid-19 cases in our borough is increasing, as it is just about everywhere in the country. In response to this increase, Wokingham Borough Council is launching our ‘In It Together’ campaign to help everybody keep to the Covid-19 rules and slow the spread of infection. The campaign will focus on how the […]

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Covid safety for Bonfire Night

Covid safety for Bonfire Night

Bonfire Night Celebrations during Covid The Council and the Public Protection Partnership (PPP) would like to ask residents if they are holding their own bonfire night celebrations during the period around bonfire night to please:   Be observant of Covid restrictions – remember the ‘Rule of 6’, social distancing and ‘Hands – Face – Space’  […]

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Essential tree works 26 October

Tree works in Woodford Park 26 October

Works will be carried out to the poplar trees along the boundary between Woodford Park and St Dominics School during the half term week (26-30 October). This will involve the felling of some of these trees that have become rotten and  present a danger to the public. Works will be carried out by qualified tree […]

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Poor's Land Charity vacancy

The Poor’s Land Charity Vacancy

Cedar Place Almshouses, Loddon Bridge Road, Woodley The Poor’s Land 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 flat with a double bedroom, lounge, bathroom and […]

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Third Green Flag Award for Woodford Park

Woodley Town Council celebrates its third Green Flag Award win for Woodford Park

According to Keep Britain Tidy, it has been a record-breaking year as more than 2,000 green spaces across the country got the international quality mark, including Woodford Park for the third year running. Woodley Town Council is delighted that Woodford Park will be raising a Green Flag Award for the third year running. This is […]

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Covid 19 restrictions guide

Covid 19 restrictions postcode checker

The UK government has released a search engine to help find out what the coronavirus restrictions are in your area.  The search engine can be accessed HERE. Woodley is currently in Local Covid Alert Level Medium (13/10/2020).

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Road resurfacing schedule

Road resurfacing work continues

Headley Road and Crockhamwell Road scheduled for resurfacing Twelve key travel routes across Wokingham Borough will see major investment this autumn as we begin our second phase of resurfacing schemes.  Thousands of residents will see the benefits of improved road surfaces on main travel routes throughout the borough thanks to a £800,000 programme, starting on […]

Woodley Town Council
Planning & Community Committee Meeting

Notice of Planning & Community Meeting

A virtual meeting of the Woodley Town Council Planning and Community Committee will be held on Tuesday 6 October 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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Safety barrier replacements

Road closures to replace safety barriers

Please note the upcoming safety barrier replacement work at various locations between Woodley and Charvil. The majority of the work will be undertaken under partial lane closures or 2-way traffic signals. Wokingham Borough Council aims to undertake the works as quickly as possible to minimise disruption. The team will take all possible measures to minimise […]

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