Leisure and libraries news archive
- Council appoints new leisure partner to enhance leisure facilities
Wokingham Borough Council plans significant investment to give residents high quality leisure facilities across the borough to improve and sustain health and wellbeing in their communities.
15 January 2018
- Wokingham Borough primary school gets active
Shinfield St Mary's CE Junior School has been nominated for the Active Primary School Award at the Get Berkshire Active awards 2017
04 January 2018
- Programme kicks out anti-social behaviour in Wokingham Borough
Kicks programme, which hopes to reduce instances of anti-social behaviour in the Wokingham borough through football, enjoyed a recent visit from the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Youth and Family...
11 December 2017
- New opening times at Maiden Erlegh Library
As part of the Council's ongoing review of library services following last year's consultation on its Library Offer, from Tuesday January 2, 2018 the opening hours at Maiden Erleigh library will be...
06 December 2017
- Kick-off for new 3G pitch in Emmbrook
Plans are moving forward for a new 3G football pitch at The Emmbrook School, for both students and the public.
05 December 2017
- Executive agrees new leisure centre in Woodley
Wokingham Borough Council's decision-making executive have approved plans for a new leisure centre in Woodley.
01 December 2017
- Work begins on 'rad' new skate park
Gravity Engineering has begun work on a new bespoke skate park on London Road, near to St Crispin's Leisure Centre in Wokingham.
21 November 2017
- Charity Zumba!
More than 50 enthusiastic Zumba fans enjoyed a charity evening of dance at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre.
03 October 2017
- NEW FLOODLIT 3G FOOTBALL PITCH OPENS IN ARBORFIELD
A brand new 3G football pitch has opened in Arborfield.
02 October 2017
- New 3G pitch in Arborfield
Footballers across the borough can now enjoy refining their skills at a brand new 3G football pitch in Arborfield.
02 October 2017
- Improvement works begin at California Country Park
We've started the first phase of major improvements works at California Country Park in Finchampstead.
31 August 2017
- Outdoor cinema returns to Dinton Pastures
Dinton Pastures' second outdoor cinema weekend is serving up two contrasting treats this August Bank Holiday weekend.
16 August 2017
- Game, set and match at Great British Tennis weekend
Players hit the courts for the Great British Tennis Weekend at Cantley Park
02 August 2017
- Marvellous Festival at Dinton Pastures this weekend
Residents will be heading to Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst this weekend for the delights of the family-friendly Marvellous – The Tribute Festival.
25 July 2017
- Young athletes benefit from sponsorship funding
Fourteen young athletes living in Wokingham Borough have received special funding to allow them to progress in their chosen sports.
14 July 2017
- Join the Great British Tennis Weekend in July
Gripped by this year's Wimbledon? Want to be the next Konta or Murray? Why not join the Great British Tennis weekend on 22 and 23 July at Cantley Park?
12 July 2017
- Reading well scheme comes to Wokingham Borough libraries
The Reading Well national scheme for people living with long-term conditions started in Wokingham Borough libraries on July 3.
06 July 2017
- Alternative therapies and pamper evening at Woodley Library on 17 July
Woodley Library will host a summer evening of alternative therapies and pampering on Monday 17 July.
05 July 2017
- Solving mysteries in the summer reading challenge
Young readers are invited to solve a library mystery in the 2017 summer reading challenge, assisted by a bunch of furry, slippery and four-legged animal agents.
28 June 2017
- Agreement to relocate Wokingham Library
Earlier this year the Executive Committee of Wokingham Borough Council agreed in principle to the relocation of Wokingham Library to the new Carnival Phase 2 site within Wokingham town centre, with...
27 June 2017