Leisure and libraries news archive
- 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
- Wokingham Children's Book Festival
Wokingham's first ever Children's Book Festival on 20 and 21 October will be a fabulous chance for the children of Wokingham to meet 23 authors and illustrators who will bring stories to life through...
09 August 2018
- The art of demolition at Bulmershe Leisure Centre
Diggers, cement mixers and futuristic machinery were just some of the images created by Highwood Primary pupils to be displayed on the hoardings around the new Bulmershe Leisure Centre site, in an...
27 July 2018
- Bulmershe Leisure Centre planning application submitted
The planning application for the new Bulmershe Leisure Centre has been submitted so people are encouraged to give their feedback on the plans during the statutory consultation period which has now...
25 July 2018
- Wokingham Borough libraries young people's events Summer 2018
There's plenty on offer for young people this summer at Wokingham Borough Libraries
24 July 2018
- Plans approved for new Bulmershe Leisure Centre
Our plans for the new £14million Bulmershe Leisure Centre were approved on 17 July.
18 July 2018
- Adventure golf comes to Dinton Pastures
There's even more for families to enjoy at Dinton Pastures this summer - a brand new 18-hole adventure golf course.
10 July 2018
- It's game, set and match at Chestnut Park
Budding tennis fans can make the most of Wimbledon fever this summer on newly - refurbished tennis courts at Chestnut Park in Woosehill.
04 July 2018
- Wokingham's Tree: Visible? Valued Vanishing? A talk
Join us at Wokingham Library on Thursday June 19 for a talk from Wokingham District Veteran Tree Association (WDVTA).
29 June 2018
- 2018 Summer Reading Challenge: Mischief Makers with Wokingham Borough Libraries
Wokingham Borough Libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018.
28 June 2018
- Bulmershe Leisure Centre demolition on track
The 'soft strip' of the old leisure centre is now underway, removing all non-structural items from inside and outside of the building, getting it ready for complete demolition in July and August.
19 June 2018
- Wokingham Borough Libraries tackling loneliness with 'Reading Well' scheme
The Reading Well national scheme for people living with long-term conditions is being supported across Wokingham Borough libraries this summer.
08 June 2018
- Bookstart Bird Boogie storytime at Wokingham Borough Libraries this June
Wokingham Borough Libraries are marking National Bookstart Week (June 4 to 10) with Bookstart Bird Boogie themes stories and rhyme sessions for children and their parents.
05 June 2018
- Maiden Erlegh Library lease to be terminated
Maiden Erlegh School has told Wokingham Borough Council that it wishes to terminate the lease to operate the library from the school and has suggested that the library close and vacate the site from...
24 May 2018
- Arborfield Leisure Centre officially opened by deputy mayor
The new state of the art Arborfield Green Leisure Centre was officially opened by Wokingham Borough Deputy Mayor, Cllr John Kaiser, earlier this month (14 May).
23 May 2018