28 Jan 2015 16:56

Mixed reaction to new secondary school at Arborfield Garrison

PLANS for a secondary school in Arborfield were met with a mixed reception from parents, after they were unveiled by Wokingham Borough Council.

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28 Jan 2015 13:01

Support available for Wokingham's jobseekers

The Wokingham Job Support Centre is launching a free support and guidance service for unemployed people looking for jobs


26 Jan 2015 15:33 • Alex Drury

Coppid Beech slip roads to close tonight ahead of major improvement works

The slip roads on Coppid Beech roundabout will be shut tonight between 8pm and 6am.

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26 Jan 2015 14:25 • Alex Drury

Plans for new car parking measures

Motorists in Wokingham could face stricter parking enforcement under plans being put forward by the town’s Neighbourhood Action Group (NAG).


26 Jan 2015 13:02 • Louise Hill

Winnersh doctor's death was a 'shock but not a surprise'

A RETIRED doctor who took his own life had struggled to come to terms with his retirement, an inquest heard.


23 Jan 2015 13:48 • Alex Drury

Station link road set to open ahead of schedule

Wokingham’s new station link road will be open to traffic ahead of schedule on February 9 but there may be some closures on nearby roads for the next 12 weeks.


22 Jan 2015 17:05 • Alex Drury

Consultation opens on Dinton Pastures' future

PEOPLE are being asked to have their say on the future of a popular park. Dinton Pastures Country Park is well used by a large number of people and Wokingham Borough Council is launching a consultation on both existing and future facilities at the park.

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20 Jan 2015 08:50

Road closures announced for Wokingham half-marathon

Runners are shaping up for the Wokingham Half Marathon on Sunday, February 8.

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19 Jan 2015 15:35

Burglars target rural homes

Police are appealing for information after three burglaries in Finchampstead over four days.


19 Jan 2015 12:50 • Alex Drury

Health concerns over air quality

The impact of pollution on public health across Wokingham is set to come under scrutiny by borough council health bosses next week. A review was commissioned in response to Public Health England’s country-wide survey into mortality.

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18 Jan 2015 17:30

More cash to splash on Wokingham pre-schoolers

Wokingham’s under spending on Early Years funding has left the town with an excess to reinvest into the programme.

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17 Jan 2015 13:00 • Alex Drury

Delays continue on 'worn out' roundabout

Commuters will continue to face delays as work goes on to renovate the Showcase Cinema roundabout. The roundabout’s first major maintenance in its 15-year history has led to severe congestion.


16 Jan 2015 11:27

Cat shot with air gun in serious condition

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a cat suffered serious internal injuries when it was shot in the abdomen with an air gun pellet.


16 Jan 2015 09:53

Appeal for witnesses after Winnersh assault

Thames Valley Police is appealing for witnesses to an assault in Winnersh, last Tuesday (6/1).


15 Jan 2015 17:30

Meeting planned to update residents on new Arborfield Garrison secondary school

Plans to bring a new secondary school to Arborfield are continuing apace and residents have a chance to hear updates at a public meeting next Wednesday.

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15 Jan 2015 15:18

Wokingham crews help colleagues with Oxford arson attacks

CREWS from Wokingham were helping colleagues in Oxford after three suspected arson attacks in nine minutes - one that has destroyed council offices.


14 Jan 2015 17:44

In this week's News (January 14)

A MAN from Harmans Water is jailed for 14 months after attacking his partner with a Stella Artois glass, there are health concerns over the quality of Wokingham's air, and plans for a memorial fountain on an Ascot roundabout have faltered.


14 Jan 2015 17:25

Roads in Wokingham facing temporary closures

Wokingham Borough Council has anounced that two roads will be shut this month to allow inspections and improvements to be carried out.

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13 Jan 2015 17:43

One man injured in M4 crash

All lanes on the M4 are now open following a crash earlier this evening.

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12 Jan 2015 13:00

Wokingham are driving ahead with traffic managment

Problematic road junctions in Wokingham could be cleared up when traffic management measures come before the executive of Wokingham Borough Council next week.


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