Woodley Town Council

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Garden waste collection delays

Garden waste collection delays

26/7/21 Disruption to garden waste collection services Garden waste collections may run slightly late this week due to collection staff having to follow Covid-19 guidance to self-isolate after being pinged by NHS Test and Trace. If your garden waste is not collected on the day it is due please leave your bins and sacks out […]

Woodley Town Mayor opens New Woodley Branch of Travis Perkins
Town Mayor opens new store

Town Mayor opens new store in Woodley

Woodley Town Mayor, Cllr Janet Sartorel opened a new branch of Travis Perkins in Woodley last week, marking the occasion with a ceremonious ‘ribbon cutting’. The brand new Travis Perkins branch features a new plumbing and heating showroom and a tools and plant hire section which includes diggers and dumpers. With over 25,000 products in […]

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New climate measures in the borough

New climate emergency measures in the borough

Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making executive will meet on Thursday 29 July to discuss next steps on several climate emergency projects across Wokingham Borough, including public engagement, a tree planting project and a new solar farm. The council declared a climate emergency in 2019 and the ambitious projects form part of its climate emergency action plan, […]

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Town Mayor awards Mini Medics

Town Mayor awards Mini Medics

Town Mayor of Woodley presents Mini Medics certificates to students at Bulmershe School Woodley Town Mayor, Cllr Janet Sartorel, had the privilege to recently award Mini Medic certificates to students at The Bulmershe School.  The students had learnt how to deal with a casualty not breathing, choking, allergies, recovery positions, talking to the emergency services […]

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Borough libraries reopen

Wokingham Borough libraries

Wokingham Borough Council library buildings reopen from Monday 19 July, in line with the easing of national restrictions.   Wokingham, Lower Early, Spencers Wood, Twyford, Wargrave, Finchampstead and Winnersh libraries will all open on their full operating hours and resume all services from Monday 19 July.   Woodley library will be open for its full hours, apart […]

face mask update
Face mask update

Face mask update

Face masks to continue to be worn after 19 July As the UK government eases its Covid 19 restrictions, we are mindful that cases are high and rising, and have therefore taken the decision to remain cautious by asking users of our facilities to continue to wear a face covering* in communal areas, respect social […]

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Town Mayor at Arrhythmia Alliance event

Town Mayor at recent charity event

Woodley Town Mayor, Cllr Janet Sartorel, was delighted to attend a family fun day held recently at The Shepherds House Inn.  The event was held to raise money for Arrhythmia Alliance, an organisation which focuses on improving the treatment for those affected by heart rhythm disorders.  The fun day was organised by Claire Page, whose daughter […]

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Free school meals during summer

Free school meals to continue in the summer break

Wokingham Borough Council is using its remaining allocation of the government’s Covid Local Support grant to ensure pupils who receive benefits-related free school meals during term time continue to have access to healthy meals during the upcoming summer holidays.  The government has extended the Covid Local Support Grant, which was set to end in June, […]

New wellbeing service

New wellbeing service for the borough

In partnership with Wokingham Borough Council, a new wellbeing service delivered by Oxfordshire Mind, is hosting a series of regular, free forum events to bring the Wokingham Borough community together to discuss mental health and wellbeing needs. The Wokingham Wellbeing Service will host its first two forums on Thursday 15 and Tuesday 27 July between 2pm […]

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Planning & Community Meeting

Planning & Community Meeting

The Planning & Community Meeting scheduled for Tuesday 13th July will now be held as a briefing meeting and therefore members of the public are unable to attend. Minutes from the meeting will be made available on our website. 

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New Woodley cycleways

Improved cycleways between Woodley and Reading

Plans are being drawn up to make it easier to cycle and walk between Woodley town centre and the Reading borough boundary at Palmer Park. Wokingham Borough Council will be progressing with its Active Travel Fund proposals for the area following public engagement on plans for Woodley, Earley and Wokingham earlier this year. More than 600 […]