Woodley Town Council

Woodley library
Woodley Library opening hours

Woodley Library

Woodley Library is now open, with plans to also open on Sundays from November 2021. Woodley Library Opening Hours: Mondays 9.00- 13.00 Tuesdays 9.00- 17.00 Wednesdays 9.00- 17.00 Thursdays 9.00-19.00 Fridays 9.00-17.00 Saturdays 9.30-16.00 When visiting the library, please respect social distancing guidelines that remain in place to protect you and the library staff. Visitors […]

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Fences at Malone Park

Fences at Malone Park

28 October 21 The play area fencing at Malone Park has been removed to make it safe, following vandalism damage caused last weekend. We are looking at options for replacing the fencing.

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Garden waste collections to resume 1 Nov

Garden waste collections to resume

Garden waste collection resume from 1st November Garden waste collections will restart in Wokingham borough on Monday (1 November) following a suspension due to national HGV driver shortages impacting Wokingham Borough Council’s waste collection contractor Veolia. Residents due for collection from Monday (1 November) should put their garden waste out for collection as normal. If you are unsure about […]

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Tree maintenance in Woodford Park

Tree maintenance in Woodford Park

25/10/21 Woodley Town Council will be carrying out essential tree works in Woodford Park from Thursday 4th November. The works are to remove several rotten poplar trees along the boundary between the Park and St Dominic’s School. We apologise for any temporary disruption to the footpath in this area while these essential works are being […]

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Woodley Town Mayor attends concert

Woodley Town Mayor attends Woodley concert

Woodley Town Mayor enjoys Woodley Concert Band’s first performance since the pandemic Woodley Town Mayor, Cllr Janet Sartorel, had the pleasure to attend Woodley Concert Band’s recent performance at Woodley Baptist Church on Saturday 9th October.  Janet really enjoyed the event and commented: “Together with the Mayor and Mayoress of Wokingham, my husband and I were […]

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Re3 pop-up recycle shop

Re3 pop up recycling shop

Re3 plans to start a reuse revolution with its first recycling pop-up shop this weekend Smallmead Recycling Centre, Island Road Reading RG2 0RPSaturday 23rd October – 9.30am – 5.00pm Sunday 24th October – 10.00am – 4.00pm  Re3 is offering local residents a novel way to pick up a pre-loved bargain with its first ever pop-up reuse shop. Visitors can […]

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Woodley road resurfacing

Woodley roadworks from 18 October 21

Resurfacing and roadworks scheduled for Woodley Resurfacing work is due to take place during the day on Lytham Road, Woodley, on Monday 18 October. This full resurfacing work will be between Beechwood Avenue and Woodlands Avenue, with a road closure in place, from 8am to 6pm. The micro-asphalt programme continues next week with work scheduled on residential roads in Woodley and […]

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Woodley Town Mayor attends Judicial Service

Mayor attends Judicial Service

Woodley Town Mayor Cllr Janet Sartorel attended the Judicial Service at invitation from the High Sheriff of Berkshire The Judicial Service was held on Friday 8th October at St James’ Church in Reading. This year marks the 900th anniversary of the foundation of Reading Abbey by Henry I in 1121 and the High Sheriff, as […]

Green Flag Award
Green Flag Award

Woodford Park awarded Green Flag status for third year running

Woodford Park flies the flag as one of the country’s best parks As the Green Flag Award scheme marks its Silver Jubilee, Woodford Park in Woodley celebrates for the third year running Woodley Town Council is delighted to announce that Woodford Park has again been awarded Green Flag status, retaining its title for the third […]

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Garden waste suspension

Garden waste suspension

Due to the national shortage of HGV drivers, Wokingham Borough Council has suspended its garden waste service until Friday 29 October.The Borough Council is working closely with Veolia to minimise disruption as much as possible and is prioritising the collection of food waste, rubbish and recycling for the next month. The service will be automatically […]

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Remembrance 2021

Remembrance 2021

We will be holding our annual Remembrance Day event on 11th November at 11am at the War Memorial in Woodford Park. If you would like to lay a wreath, please email Matthew.filmore@woodley.gov.uk by 1st November. Thank you.

Woodley Town Council Oakwood Centre opening hours
Opening hours

Opening hours

Woodley Town Council Opening hours: Mon – Thu: 9.00am – 4.30pm Friday: 9.00am – 4.00pm Closed 12.00 – 1.00pm each week day Closed Saturday to Sunday Oakwood Centre The Oakwood Centre will be open in line with Brown Bag’s opening hours: Monday – Saturday: 08.00 – 17.00 Sunday: 09.00 – 16.00

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Council objects to car park changes

Woodley Town Council objects to proposed car park changes

Woodley Town Council objects to proposed changes to Borough car parks in Woodley At the Full Council meeting held on 28 September 2021, Woodley Town Councillors unanimously voted to object to Wokingham Borough Council’s (WBC) proposed Traffic Regulation Order (TRO), which will potentially affect all four of Woodley’s borough-run car parks. WBC car parks in […]

A History of Woodley book U3A
A History of Woodley

A history of Woodley

We are delighted to be selling A History of Woodley from the Town Council offices. The book was researched and written by members of Woodley and District U3A, Reading U3A and Wokingham U3A. Copies are available priced at £10.00 (cash only). The book can also be bought at Woodley News in Crockhamwell Road and Fourbears […]

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Woodley Town Centre Halloween event

Halloween spooktacular in Woodley Town Centre

Be prepared for some Halloween spookery in Woodley Town Centre on Saturday 30th October from 3pm. There will be a competition for the best dressed witch and wizard, as well as music, a witch hunt and a painting competition. Look out for the Town Mayor and Deputy Town Mayor too! For more information, please email […]

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Recycling boxes update

Recycling boxes

From Monday 1 November, recycling will no longer be collected from the old black boxes. Wokingham Borough Council and its contractor Veolia will only be collecting recycling from the sealed green waterproof recycling bags after this date. The new waterproof recycling bags have replaced the old open black boxes so that the recycling materials will […]