Woodley Town Council

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Christmas waste collections

Christmas and New Year waste collections

Residents will now experience up to a three-day delay on their collection prior to normal service resuming on 11 January.  Changed collection dates Please be aware rounds will be starting earlier during the festive period so put bins out the night before. The changes, which allow our crews to spend time with their families at […]

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Town Council Tax Survey results

Town Council Tax Survey results

1 in 5 households respond to the Woodley Town Council Tax Survey for 2021/22 Key points: Objective: to establish range of increase residents would find acceptable 1 in 5 households responded (2,384 responses out of 10,755 households) Zero increase added into responses 2 in 3 responses (65.1%) found 40% (extra 87p per week) acceptable 42.5% […]

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Woodley library online only

Wokingham Borough libraries now online only

After reviewing the new regulations under Tier 4, WOkingham Borough Council has decided to move to a digital only library service across the Borough until 4 January. The service will then move to a click and collect service at Wokingham, Woodley and Lower Earley libraries.

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Woodley is now Tier 4

Wokingham Borough is now in Tier 4

Wokingham Borough has been moved into the new Tier 4, which effectively places us back into a lockdown New Tier 4 rules Anywhere in South East, East and London (including Wokingham Borough) that was in Tier 3 will move into Tier 4, which will essentially mean lockdown rules apply from one minute past midnight tonight […]

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Woodley moves to Tier 3 from 19 December

Woodley moves into Tier 3 restrictions from Saturday 19 December

Wokingham Borough moves to Tier 3 (Very High) In its latest review, UK Government has placed Wokingham Borough in Tier 3 (Very High). This will come into effect from 12:01am on 19 December and there are tighter restrictions to what you can and cannot do. For the full list of guidance, please visit the Gov.uk website. […]

Register for postal vote

Register early for postal vote

On Thursday 6 May, 2021, Wokingham Borough residents will go to the polls in the local elections to have their say on who represents them on Wokingham Borough Council and who will be the Police and Crime Commissioner for the Thames Valley Police Force Area.   Keeping you safe While the elections are not until May, […]

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Donate your unwanted technology

Donate your unwanted technology to the vulnerable

As part of its commitment to reducing loneliness and isolation in the borough, Wokingham Borough Council has joined forces with local charities, as part of the Wokingham Borough Community response, to provide donated IT equipment to vulnerable residents who don’t have the knowledge or tools they need to go online. The ‘Digital Donations’ initiative will […]

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Wokingham Borough Council Christmas hours

Wokingham Borough Council Christmas opening hours

Wokingham Borough Council has announced its office opening hours for the Christmas and New Year period.   Date Shute End offices Thursday 24 December 9am to 3pm Friday 25 December  (Christmas Day) Closed Saturday 26 December   (Boxing Day) Closed Sunday 27 December Closed Monday 28 December (Boxing Day substitute day) Closed Tuesday 29 December Normal opening […]

Happier and healthier Berkshire
Health & Wellbeing Survey

Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy for Berkshire West

Joint Health & Wellbeing Strategy for Berkshire West The Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy for Berkshire West: Reading, West Berkshire & Wokingham What is the Joint Health and wellbeing strategy? A Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy sets out where professionals across health and social care will work together to improve the health of the population. […]

Woodley library December 2020
Woodley library re-opens 7 December

Woodley Library to re-open 7th December

Wokingham, Woodley and Lower Earley library buildings will reopen from Monday 7 December, following the end of the national lockdown and the introduction of new Tier 2 (High) restrictions.  All will operate at reduced hours, enabling them to deliver an in-person library service in the safest way possible. Opening hours Under current plans, Wokingham Library […]

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Friendship Alliance December Newsletter

Friendship Alliance Newsletter December 2020

Please note that the ‘Find Out More’ buttons in the Newsletter are not linked. For more information, please contact Jayne Streak, Project Lead at the Friendship Alliance on: jayne@linkvisiting.org / 07464 834949 / 0118 979 8019.

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New discretionary business grants

Wokingham Borough Council announces further discretionary business grants

Wokingham Borough Council is finalising plans to provide financial support to local businesses impacted by the current national lockdown restrictions, which were in place until 2 December. It is hoped that this will also extend to any businesses affected by Wokingham Borough’s move into the new Tier 2 restrictions. For businesses required to close as […]