Local News

Rose Street Temporary Barriers will be removed on Sunday

The temporary pedestrian barriers in Rose Street will be removed on Sunday afternoon.

Rose Street will remain open to two-way traffic throughout although the work is likely to take about three hours to complete.

Council launch campaign to protect younger cyclists

Wokingham Borough Council is today launching its new bike safety campaign ‘Break the Cycle’, to encourage cyclists from across the borough to set a good example to our younger generation by wearing a helmet.

Enjoy Outdoor Fitness Training with a Council Certified Trainer

Wokingham Borough Council's new Outdoor Fitness Training Permit gives personal trainers and coaches the freedom to move their individual and group sessions outside into our council-managed parks where social distancing is easier. The permits are free and can be applied for here.

South Wokingham Distributor Road - latest update

Work continues on the South Wokingham Distributor Road (SWDR), which once complete, will provide an alternative route from London Road to Finchampstead Road around Wokingham town centre.

Make sure you can have your say in May!

If your electoral registration details are not up to date that could mean you won’t be able to vote at the local elections in May 2021 and will therefore lose your voice to choose who is making important decisions that affect your life. 

Another New Primary School

Cllr UllaKarin Clark is delighted that a new 210-place primary school for north Wokingham is a step closer now that The Keys Academy Trust has been approved by the Secretary of State for Education. The school and a new community facility will be built on the same site in Matthews Green.

Gym lovers rejoice as leisure centres re-open!

Fantastic news that most of the Wokingham Borough Council's Leisure Centres have re-opened today! 

Loddon Valley Leisure Centre
St Crispins Leisure Centre
Arborfield Green Leisure Centre 
Ryeish Green Sports Hub