Leisure and libraries news archive
- Wokingham Library celebrates The Queen's 90th birthday
Wokingham Library is celebrating Her Majesty The Queen's 90th birthday with some right royal events, from 28 May to 18 June.
25 May 2016
- A new approach to maintaining our public open spaces
Following a high volume of complaints from residents, we realised our way of maintaining public open space, such as parks and pitches, needed to be updated.
24 May 2016
- Bookstart in Wokingham Borough
More than 4,500 children aged under five across Wokingham Borough have received their Bookstart packs via libraries, children's centres and health visitors.
24 May 2016
- Carnival Pool car park closure
As part of the multi-million pound Wokingham town centre regeneration project, Wokingham Borough Council is building a new 529 space multi-storey car park at the Carnival Pool site.
17 May 2016
- Library events for young people this May half term
This May half term it's events galore for young people at Wokingham Borough libraries. Check out what's on offer.
13 May 2016
- Join National Walking Month and walk your way to better health
As part of National Walking Month, Wokingham Borough Council's health walks team is supporting the scheme by offering free, friendly health walks throughout May.
12 May 2016
- Street parties to celebrate the Queen's 90th
If you are planning a street party to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday, there is now a special section on the council's website to help you apply to do this.
05 May 2016
- Woodley Library 30th Anniversary Celebrations
In May, Woodley Library celebrates its 30th anniversary after opening its doors on its present site on 12 May 1986.
27 April 2016
- Set back will not stop Ryeish Green Sports Centre reopening
Wokingham Borough Council remains fully committed to re-opening Ryeish Green Sports Centre after its first choice partner to run the facility unfortunately pulled out.
11 April 2016
- Carnival Pool improvement work
1Life, in partnership with Wokingham Borough Council, will be carrying improvement works to the pool facilities at Carnival Pool next month (April).
29 March 2016
- A defibrillator for Dinton
Members of Wokingham Community First Responders (CFR) have raised the £2,000 needed to buy a defibrillator and secure lock box for Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst.
24 March 2016
- New grass cutting service starts next month
As of 1 April a new grass cutting service will start in the Wokingham Borough targeting areas of most importance to residents and maintaining the grassland and wildflower meadows.
22 March 2016
- Library fest 2016: Celebration in the Wokingham Borough
The Arts Council funded festival, celebrating all things arty, is back for 2016 and was launched on World Book Day earlier this month (3 March) and runs until World Book Night on 23 April.
16 March 2016
- Celebrating Shakespeare in Wokingham Borough Libraries
Shakespeare Week (14 to 20 March) is a national annual celebration introducing children to Shakespeare in a fun and exciting way. It also marks 400th anniversary of the Bard's creative legacy.
09 March 2016
- Upgraded courts for netball and football
News article regarding upgraded courts for netball and football in Lower Earley
17 February 2016
- Give us your views on exciting library proposals
News article on draft library offer consultation
29 January 2016
- Exciting plans for borough's libraries to be discussed
News article regarding exciting plans for borough's libraries to be discussed
21 January 2016
- New parking charges at Dinton Pastures and California country parks
New parking charges at Dinton Pastures and California country parks
19 January 2016
- Laura Barnett author visit to Wokingham Library on Thursday 14 January
News article regarding the Laura Barnett author visit to Wokingham Library on Thursday 14 January
05 January 2016
- New courtyard among improvements at Woodley Library
News article about improvements at Woodley Library
18 December 2015