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Bikeability training continues despite COVID

The level 3 course is a beneficial part of the Bikeability programme. The course is aimed at more confident cyclists who want to cycle on roads over 30mph, cross-multiple lanes and use complex junctions.

Gregor Murray responds to Government consultation on EV

Earlier Pauline Jorgensen dropped in on a WBC Individual Exec Member Decision (IEMD) held by Gregor Murray, to make a couple of points on the need for legislation on the continuity of fuel supplies for those who cant afford to buy new cars and also the need for a British manufacturer to produce c

More Money for our Schools!

John Redwood MP writes: The government has announced the National Funding formula figures for schools and constituencies. These figures tell us how much money the government has allocated per pupil and per school.

Exciting step forward for Shinfield Community Centre!

This new £3 million project will bring the local community together. The centre has been designed as a community hub to host a wide variety of activities and events so there will be something for everyone.

New Free School for Children with Special Needs

Prime Minister Boris Johnson said: “We are delivering on our promise to reform our education system to ensure the next generation reach their full potential, and have already committed to increasing funding per pupil in primary and secondary schools.”

Greenway in Matthewsgreen and Cantley Park set to take next step

The Conservative led Council's greenways project is a great benefit to our residents. Offering a network criss-crossing the borough of walking and cycling paths gives our residents an alternative to their cars.
Not only will this help cut down on congestion, but it will also improve our air quality and the health of our residents.


“This crucial investment in public transport infrastructure helps not only us free up the space here in Wokingham Borough but in neighbouring areas as well,” said Cllr Pauline Jorgensen, executive member for highways and transport.