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SUMMER ARRIVES AT THE DINTON ACTIVITY CENTRE

Splash into action this summer with a series of water based activities at the Dinton Activity Centre. The team has worked extensively to produce a summer holiday activity programme that meets the Government’s Covid-19 safety guidelines.

SUCCESSFUL PROSECUTION COSTS LANDOWNER £50,000 FROM PLANNING BREACH

Wokingham Borough Council has won a long fought case against local landowner Felix Cash, who owned an unauthorised caravan site on Nine Mile Ride, with the judge ordering Mr Cash and his company to pay a combined total of more than £50,000 in March 2020.

We want your views on Wokingham Town Centre

Dr Alex Can, a local doctor and keen cyclist and local resident, has started a petition to make it permanent and a local shopkeeper has started one in opposition, you can find them here:

Conservatives support Wokingham Pride

"Freedom lies at the heart of our Party’s values and we will always stand up for the rights of LGBT people to live and love without fear."

ENHANCING FACILITIES AT CANTLEY PARK AFTER PLANS ARE APPROVED

Plans for a brand new state-of-the-art 3G artificial pitch with floodlights and refurbishment of existing pavilion to provide new changing facilities, a viewing balcony and café at Cantley Park in Wokingham were approved at a recent planning committee.

Almost 100 roads in Wokingham Borough Re-surfaced

“We’ve earmarked £8million for road improvements across the borough in 2020-21 and it’s fantastic many residents will already be seeing the benefits of this,” said Cllr Pauline Jorgensen, executive member for highways and transport and Conservative Councillor for Hillside ward in Earley. “I know our residents want to see investment in our roads and with more than half the completed roads so far being residential, that means many will see it outside their own front doors, as well as on key transport routes.

Racers to get their marching orders

Cllr Pauline Jorgensen, Executive member for Highways and Transport at Wokingham Borough Council had a very constructive and useful meeting with police, residents and Wokingham officers to discuss ASB issues in Carnival car park and identify potential actions we can take.

Access to riverside park in Earley improved

“Ensuring all our residents can easily access the parks and green spaces near them is really important,” said Cllr Pauline Jorgensen, executive member for highways and transport. “We’re delighted to get this finished in time for people to make the most of the area next to the river in the summer months and be able to access it easily.