27 Feb 2015 13:04

Updated: Arrest following aggravated burglary at a Wokingham home last night

A man has been arrested in connection with an aggravated burglary in Wokingham last night which left four people injured.


26 Feb 2015 16:10

Young house buyers 'priced out' in Wokingham

YOUNG buyers have been priced out of the property market in Wokingham because of soaring house prices, confirmed borough housing chief John Kaiser this week.

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25 Feb 2015 17:20 • Louise Hill

Hundreds of new homes in Wokingham look set for approval tonight

TWO major housing developments in Wokingham look set to receive the green light tonight (Wednesday), despite fierce objections from councillors and residents.

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25 Feb 2015 09:37 • Alex Drury

Calls for resignation of Wokingham councillor after bullying charge

A MEMBER of the public was bullied by a deputy mayor, it has been revealed.

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19 Feb 2015 12:30

More people in Wokingham fear losing their homes

WOKINGHAM may be an affluent borough, but an increasing number of people are fighting to keep a roof over their heads, says a grim report.

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17 Feb 2015 17:53

Trespass on train line causing severe delays

Delays of up to 45 minutes are expected for rail services between Wokingham and Reading.


15 Feb 2015 17:30

Cash bonanza for borough from new property levy

WOKINGHAM borough is set to cash in by charging developers and landowners levies for vital building projects.


15 Feb 2015 09:30 • Alex Drury

Dismay at Rose Street parking cuts plan

Businesses and church leaders have criticised plans to cut council car parking spaces in the heart of Wokingham.


14 Feb 2015 13:00

Personal bests for first man and woman at the Wokingham Half Marathon

THOUSANDS of runners laced up and set out into the sun as the Wokingham Half Marathon took over the town.


13 Feb 2015 10:05 • Alex Drury

Wokingham's council tax set to be frozen next year

Council tax across Wokingham Borough will be frozen next year if the draft budget is approved by the council next week.


12 Feb 2015 15:33

Lorries stuck in Peach Street

Three lorries have got stuck on Peach Street leading to road closures in the surrounding area.


12 Feb 2015 09:34 • Louise Hill

£700m runway compensation scheme wouldn't help residents

COMPENSATION for homes blighted by aircraft noise will not be offered to residents around Bracknell, Ascot or Wokingham.

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11 Feb 2015 17:43 • Alex Drury

Town's new leisure facilities could include a cinema

A consultation launched on designs for Wokingham's new leisure hub at Carnival Pool. A cinema could soon be on the cards as part of the regeneration.


11 Feb 2015 13:30

In this week's News (February 11)

Mystery surrounds the death of a woman who passed away in a flat fire, a Great Hollands resident is spearheading a campaign for a new dog park and worried pensioners have struck out over their cratered car park.


10 Feb 2015 12:32

Man hospitalised after Bearwood assault

The police are seeking witnesses after a man was attacked in a car park in Bearwood last Saturday.


10 Feb 2015 09:13 • Alex Drury

Adult care services shaken up

Adult social care across Wokingham is facing a major shake-up when a new charging framework comes into effect in April.

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8 Feb 2015 17:50

Firefighters tackle car fire in Finchampstead Road

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a car fire today after a resident was force to pull over and raise the alarm when she spotted smoke in her rear-view mirror.


6 Feb 2015 12:30

Plans for new Arborfield secondary school move a step closer

A new secondary school at Arborfield Garrison came a step closer to reality when Westminster earmarked £18m for the scheme.

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5 Feb 2015 09:53

Pledge to spend taxpayers' money wisely in Wokingham

TAXPAYERS will not be taken for a financial ride when council chiefs buy properties from landowners in the town centre regeneration scheme.

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4 Feb 2015 12:30

Most pupils getting first choice school in Wokingham

THE vast majority of borough parents have found schools of their choice for their children over the past two years.

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