Leisure and libraries news archive
- Council supports residents with long term health conditions
We are proud to be helping to kick start a fantastic national Sport England campaign 'We are Undefeatable' to help the one in four people in England who live with a long-term health condition.
20 February 2020
- Dinton X-Trail Night Run
See Dinton Pastures in a new light, join the X-Trail Night Run and brave a five mile off-road running course under the light of the moon. The event has been organised in partnership with...
19 February 2020
- Tree planting at Dinton to offset carbon
Dinton Pastures has 20 new silver birch trees thanks to Squire's Garden Centre as it helps the borough on its journey to be carbon neutral by 2030. The business in Heathlands Road, Wokingham, teamed...
13 February 2020
- Half term fun in Wokingham Borough
January is over and that can only mean one thing, February half term is just around the corner. Don't worry, we've got something for everyone to enjoy over the school break. Whether you are in need...
10 February 2020
- What is good for your body is good for your mind
In support of the national mental health campaign Every Mind Matters, Wokingham Borough Council is reaching out to its residents to raise awareness of its mental wellbeing sports programme
04 February 2020
- Local children help choose the National Storytime Prize Winner
Local nursery and preschool children across the borough have played a vital role in selecting the winner of the first ever National Storytime Prize, Cyril and Pat by Emily Gravett
04 February 2020
- Tom McIntyre opens new 3G pitch at The Emmbrook School in Wokingham
Reading defender Tom McIntyre recognised the importance of having first class community football facilities as he officially opened a new full-size floodlit third generation (3G) artificial grass...
31 January 2020
- Increased choice of sport, fitness and wellbeing pursuits at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre thanks to £2 million investment
With more than £2 million invested, the refurbishment and enhancement of Loddon Valley Leisure Centre in Lower Earley is now complete and sees the centre offering an increased choice of sport,...
30 January 2020
- Gearing up for the annual Wokingham Half Marathon and Mini Mile
Runners from across the Borough are gearing up for the biggest running event of the year.
28 January 2020
- Support for unpaid carers
We are now offering a special rate at our gyms and swimming pools for unpaid carers.
Our Borough is full of wonderful people who work hard to provide love and support to their relatives and loved...
09 January 2020
- Find out more about Council's £1.6million plans to enhance Cantley Park
Come and find out more about Wokingham Borough Council's plans to enhance Cantley Park in Wokingham at one of its drop-in sessions taking place in January.
08 January 2020
- New Year, new look for California Country Park
California Country Park has been revamped ready for visitors to enjoy in the New Year. Over the course of 2019, council officers and the countryside service have been hard at work on several...
02 January 2020
- Volunteers sought to help improve local woodlands, as part of a conservation project launching in the New Year
Two of Wokingham's wildlife havens will benefit from the conservation work run by The Conservation Volunteers' Woodland Improvement Team (WIT). The conservation work, which will start in January...
19 December 2019
- Sell out success for Dinton Santa Dash
On Saturday 14 December a record number of participants gathered for the annual Dinton Santa Dash. The event sold out weeks in advance with 650 Santa's signing-up for the festive run around Dinton...
17 December 2019
- Transforming Cantley Park
More than £1.6million is set to be invested at Cantley Park in Wokingham if enhancement proposals are agreed by Wokingham Borough Council's decision-making executive at its meeting on Monday December...
16 December 2019
- Wokingham Borough Council announces Christmas opening hours
Wokingham Borough Council has announced its office opening hours for this Christmas and New Year period.
10 December 2019
- Christmas Cinema tickets now on sale
Are you looking for something to entertain the children after swimming or need a place for your annual Christmas meet up? Wokingham Borough Council's Sport and Leisure team has the perfect event for...
10 December 2019
- Thousands gathered for festive fun at the Dinton Christmas Fair
Thousands of guests gathered at the Dinton Christmas Fair this weekend (7 and 8 December) where the festive fun was well and truly underway. Visitors were treated to a glittering range of funfair...
10 December 2019
- Rocking around the borough's libraries
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Wokingham Borough Libraries. The festive fun kicked off at the Wokingham Winter Carnival on Sunday 24 November, with a staggering 909 children passing...
29 November 2019
- Wokingham Sports Awards 2019
Borough sporting stars in gymnastics, football and athletics were among those recognised at the annual Wokingham Borough Council sports awards, on 22 November.
27 November 2019