Local News

Stay safe and shop local

Wokingham Borough Council is urging residents to stay safe and shop local in the borough’s towns and villages in a new signage campaign. 


Cllr Parry Batth declares war on those burning commercial waste late in the evenings and weekend. "We have the powers to catch and punish those responsible – and we won’t hesitate to do so.”

Lower Earley Library re-opening paused

Lower Earley library will remain closed as its staff are redeployed doing essential work to keep our vulnerable residents safe.

More work begins soon to improve local roads

Councillor Pauline Jorgensen - executive member for Highways - is delighted to list the roads in the borough due for remedial work in October.

Phase 2 of the 2020/2021 Highways programme is planned to start on 19th October 2020.

Don't let nightmare vision of future become reality!

Imagine what Wokingham borough would be like if the Government’s proposal to double the number of homes built in our borough each year goes ahead.

We are extremely concerned about the impact of 1600 new homes every year would have on our borough’s infrastructure.

Conservatives urge WBC to buy Covid tests for key workers

Conservative councillors seek to take action to protect our people. All through this crisis we have acted quickly to keep people as safe as possible and, once again, we are having to act at a local level.

Thank you to Ramnik Saund

Wokingham Conservatives want to thank Ramnik Saund for his work as the chair of Wokingham Borough’s BME Forum. Mr Saund has sadly resigned due to various personal reasons, in particular the time commitment and other responsibilities.

Another new destination play park for families to enjoy

This is such an exciting time to live in Wokingham Borough.
We are building so many new facilities, including schools, major new roads, nature parks, leisure centres and now another new destination play park for families to enjoy.

Lest we forget

Councillors and staff at Wokingham Borough Council commemorated the 80th anniversary of The Battle of Britain on 15 September, by raising the RAF Ensign at Shute End.