Leisure and libraries news archive
- Focus on Earley
Stretching from the M4 in the south to the bank of the Thames in the north, Earley is a place with much more than first meets the eye.
31 March 2017
- Potential new home for Wokingham Library
Wokingham Borough Council's ambitious vision of an enhanced, combined leisure, culture and community quarter at the Carnival site in Wokingham could take a step forward at next week's decision-making...
23 March 2017
- Improvements coming to California Country Park
Wokingham Borough Council's planning committee recently approved proposals to improve the car park at California Country Park in Finchampstead.
23 March 2017
- Disability sports taster day comes to Wokingham
Over 100 adults and children attended the Disability Sports Taster Day held at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre last week (15 March).
23 March 2017
- All ready for start of annual grass cutting
With spring just around the corner, Wokingham Borough Council's grass cutting contractors are getting out for their first cut of 2017.
22 March 2017
- What's On in Wokingham Borough libraries this April
Find out what events are planned for children and adults this April in Wokingham Borough libraries
16 March 2017
- All change renovations at borough leisure centres
1-Life Leisure centre customers can now enjoy new and improved changing room facilities at three Wokingham Borough leisure centres, as part of a £250,000 investment to modernise their showers and...
24 February 2017
- Winter Reading Challenge is on!
Between now and 8 January, youngsters aged four to 16 can take part in the Wokingham Borough libraries Winter Reading Challenge to get a collector card and the chance to win a book in a prize draw.
03 February 2017
- Tennis fans are well served in Wokingham Borough
Tennis fans will be well served in Wokingham Borough with new and improved courts opening at Cantley Park in late April / early May.
03 February 2017
- Leisure Strategy set to be approved
Next week (26 January) Wokingham Borough Council's decision-making executive is set to agree the implementation of the new Wokingham Borough Leisure Strategy.
20 January 2017
- Tall Tales being launched
A new service providing multi-sensory story books for people with severe or profound learning disabilities is being launched by Wokingham Borough libraries on 19 October, in partnership with the...
22 December 2016
- Helping Elevate young people
Elevate is an employment and skills hub offering support to young people and adults to enter the world of work.
21 December 2016
- Council agrees the future of Bulmershe Leisure Centre
Last night (Thursday) Wokingham Borough Council's decision-making executive decided the future of Bulmershe Leisure Centre in Woodley.
25 November 2016
- Marvellous Festival returns to Dinton Pastures
Family-friendly Marvellous Festival will be returning to Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst next summer, following a phenomenally successful first year this July.
16 November 2016
- Views wanted on Leisure Strategy
Wokingham Borough Council's decision-making executive agreed last month (October 27) to consult for eight weeks on the draft Leisure Strategy.
07 November 2016
- What's on in Wokingham Borough libraries for children this October
Find out more about what's on offer in Wokingham Borough libraries for children this October half-term.
20 October 2016
- Wokingham Borough librarian wins national award
Wokingham Borough Council's, reader development officer for young people and families, Elizabeth McDonald has won the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) Public...
14 October 2016
- Dinton Pastures reality check
Read the latest news regarding the future of Dinton Pastures and how Wokingham Borough Council has no intention to build any houses on the country park.
11 October 2016
- New signs to encourage everybody to enjoy Dinton Pastures Country Park together
Dinton Pastures is one of Wokingham Borough's success stories and is attracting more and more visitors to enjoy the great outdoors.
07 September 2016
- New MUGA in Finchampstead is officially opened
Last Thursday (August 25) the new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) on the Gorse Ride playing field (behind the FBC Centre) was officially opened by Wokingham Borough Deputy Mayor Cllr Rob Stanton.
02 September 2016