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New Lease of Life for unwanted bicycles!

"It's great news that within the last year, over 4,000 bikes left a re3 recycling centres have been re-used instead of being sent to landfill. This benefits our environment, as well as generating savings for council tax payers through the reduction of waste disposal costs.

BA should listen to their staff

JOHN REDWOOD MP has condemned the way IAG has treated their staff and written to them urging them to be fairer to their employees. He has also questioned the worse treatment for  BA relative to other airlines they own.

New gully cleaning contract starts with a splash ...

One thing about working from home is you can see someone did actually come and clean the Kerbs and Gullies - I went out to speak to the Volker Highways workman and asked about the one further up the lane which floods in the winter, apparently it was full of tarmac and they have cleaned it out!


This Sunday (August 9) afternoon will see the temporary pedestrian barriers in Rose Street removed along the road.

The work to remove the barriers on Rose Street is likely to take about three hours to complete but the road will remain open to two-way traffic throughout.

Latest figures demonstrate the scale of Government support for people and businesses in Wokingham Constituency

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the Conservative Government has provided a huge and unprecedented package of support to protect both lives and livelihoods through this incredibly challenging period. In total, more than £160 billion has been provided as part of the Government’s economic response to coronavirus, and the latest statistics from the Treasury now show the scale of that support in Wokingham

Small Business Grant funding draws to a close

In the past few months Wokingham Borough Council has given grants to 1,590 local small businesses, providing a lifeline to those who have been hard hit by the pandemic. Supporting our local economy and helping businesses thrive is incredibly important to us and remains at the forefront of our recovery plans.

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.