Local News

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 for Wokingham Borough!

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

Multi-million pound expansion of Addington School nears completion

Fantastic news that more young people in Wokingham Borough can access the best provision for those with special educational needs and disabilities. 

The £4.4million single-storey block being added to Addington School on Woodlands Avenue in Woodley is almost complete.

A Huge Thank You to The Hub volunteers!

The Wokingham Borough Community Response has been a truly borough-wide collaboration involving the borough council, town and parish councils, voluntary groups, community organisations and charities, neighbourhoods and individual people. This Friday (31 July) will see the final food parcels delivered by the Wokingham Borough Community Response as nationally the shielding programme is paused from 1 August.