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There is no excuse for single-use plastic

Cllr Gregor Murray's motion serves as a statement of intent to WBC's suppliers, partners and staff to maintain this focus on eliminating non-essential single-use plastics from all our business and ways of working. It will also serve as proof to all of the businesses across our Borough that if we can do it - so can they.

Conservatives propose improvements for recycling collection

Cllr Parry Batth Executive Member for Environment will be asking the Executive on Thursday evening to replace black boxes with weighted, water-proof sacks for its kerbside recycling collection to help keep paper and card dry. Changes in the world market for recycled material have meant that wet p

Wokingham Borough Council launches COVID-19 survey

The current coronavirus pandemic has had a major impact on all of us, and Wokingham Borough Council would like to hear directly from residents on how the pandemic has affected their lives through a newly launched survey.

Update on my meeting with Highways England on the A329m

I had a very helpful meeting with Highways England M4 traffic manager first thing this morning, I was following up on issues reported with queues and dangerous driving on the A329m at the M4 junction following the changes made to the M4 to improve the exit onto the A329m.

Council takes next step to becoming carbon neutral by 2030

“We are thrilled that our Climate Emergency Action Plan, which is full of ideas from residents, town and parish councils, council officers and local businesses, has been approved this week,” said Cllr Gregor Murray, executive member for climate emergency.

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