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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.

No-one need go hungry

West Berkshire is receiving £103,352 and Wokingham £77,342 to make grants to people struggling with food bills and the cost of other essentials.

Reviewing the extent of the state

Government activity has expanded massively as a result of the decision to lock down the country to combat the virus. It is time to roll back many of these areas to bring budgets back towards balance after a huge borrowing splurge.

Back to work and beating the virus

The government doesn’t have a choice of either controlling the virus or promoting jobs and growth. It has to do both. So far anti virus policies have dominated, with ruinous effects on the travel, leisure and hospitality industries.

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

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