Leisure and libraries news archive
- Tea dance fun for people living with dementia
Wokingham Borough Council's Sports & Leisure team are urging residents to get on the dancefloor and join the fun at their upcoming Dementia-friendly Tea Dance on 14 February.
22 January 2019
- Author James Oswald to visit Wokingham Library on 7 February
Celebrated crime writer James Oswald will be visiting Wokingham Library to talk about Cold As the Grave, his latest novel in the best-selling Inspector McClean series.
22 January 2019
- Author Julie Cohen to visit Wokingham Library - 24 January 2019
Come and meet local author Julie Cohen who is visiting Wokingham Library on 24 January to promote her new book Louis and Louise and to talk about her career as a writer.
10 January 2019
- Bulmershe Leisure Centre site handover
Bulmershe School pupils helped celebrate the official handover of the Bulmershe Leisure Centre site to Wokingham Borough Council's contractor Pellikaan Construction Ltd, which is building the new...
27 November 2018
- No foot faults at newly refurbished squash courts at Berkshire County Sports Club
Two newly refurbished squash courts at Berkshire County Sports Club have been officially opened by The Prime Minister The Rt. Hon Theresa May MP, thanks to a cash injection by Wokingham Borough...
07 November 2018
- Compassion in World Farming- a talk at Wokingham Library
Come to a stimulating talk at Wokingham library on 12 November
01 November 2018
- Repairs and improvements at Twyford Library
After 35 years serving the people of Twyford, the Council Library based in Polehampton Close is in need of some significant maintenance to ensure it meets the standards expected of a public building....
26 October 2018
- New boardwalk for popular country park
Visitors to California Country Park may have noticed a change to their surroundings recently.
18 October 2018
- Local sports stars unveil new leisure centre facilities at Ryeish Green
The newly refurbished facilities at Ryeish Green Sports Hub was unveiled by the Borough Mayor, John Kaiser, Olympic Diver Chris Mears and Reading FC players Chris Gunter and Gareth McClearly at an...
18 October 2018
- Next phase of improvements at California Country Park due to start this month
The next phase of improvement works at California Country Park in Finchampstead is due to start at the end of October following the appointment of PT Contracting Ltd.
17 October 2018
- Great news for Wokingham book lovers
We're pleased to announce Waterstones as the latest fantastic name signing up for a unit in the new Peach Place development.
16 October 2018
- Still time to book your place at Wokingham's first ever children's book festival
With the half term school holidays just around the corner, there is still time to book onto some of the fantastic events happening at the Wokingham Children's Book Festival this month.
11 October 2018
- Construction of new Bulmershe Leisure Centre starting soon
Pellikaan Construction Ltd has been appointed as Wokingham Borough Council's contractor to build the new £14million Bulmershe Leisure Centre on the site of the old one, which was demolished during...
05 October 2018
- Council to improve links for cyclist and pedestrians to Dinton Pastures
As part of its borough-wide sustainable travel campaign 'My Journey', Wokingham Borough Council will start work on a new shared footway and cycleway this autumn.
01 October 2018
- Kissing gates improve access for walkers in Hurst
Hurst residents will be able to make the most of their open spaces following the installation of a number of kissing gates on popular walking routes around the parish.
17 September 2018
- Dancing fun for people living with Dementia
A brand new dementia friendly tea dance is coming to the Borough.
04 September 2018
- Over 60s swim for free in Wokingham Borough
Residents over 60 can enjoy up to four hours free swimming a week at leisure centre's across the Borough from 1 September.
29 August 2018
- £2m investment for Loddon Valley Leisure Centre
Loddon Valley Leisure Centre is set to receive £2million in investment to refurbish and enhance its current facilities to increase the choice of sport, fitness and wellbeing on site.
29 August 2018
- Expansion and investment in leisure facilities continues in Wokingham Borough
The wealth of leisure improvements in the Wokingham Borough continues this month as Ryeish Green Sports Hub opens its doors to the public following more than £4million cash injection from Wokingham...
21 August 2018
- Bestselling author Anna Jacobs at Wokingham Library
Bestselling author Anna Jacobs is due to be visiting Wokingham Library, on 23 August, to talk about her writing career and her new work 'One Kind Man.'
09 August 2018