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  • Rocking around the borough's libraries Santa Grotto_web.jpgIt'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 Sports Awards 2019.jpg 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
  • Keep kids reading with the Winter Mini Challenge Winter Mini Challenge 2019 - web.jpgWokingham Borough Libraries are encouraging children to snuggle up with a book this winter, by joining the national Winter Mini Challenge. The Reading Agency's national campaign encourages children... 25 November 2019
  • Join the Dinton Santa Dash Santa dash one.jpgDust off your running shoes and join the ever-popular Dinton Santa Dash, on Saturday 14 December. Hosted by Barnes Fitness, residents across the borough are invited to take part in the third... 25 November 2019
  • Join the festive fun at Dinton Pastures Christmas Fair IMG_1555_web.jpgThe countdown to Christmas is on and what better way to get into the festive spirit than by heading down to Dinton Pastures Christmas Fair. The weekend is set to be bigger and better than before,... 19 November 2019
  • New community centre coming to Shinfield shinfield community centre new site.pngA new community centre for Shinfield has just taken a big step forward with planning approval. Now granted. Shinfield Parish Council and Wokingham Borough Council have been working together on the... 08 November 2019
  • Inside the new Bulmershe Leisure Centre web.jpgIt is a hive of construction activity inside the new £14.5million Bulmershe Leisure Centre in Woodley this month (November). Tiling is continuing on the six-lane 25-metre swimming pool as well as in... 07 November 2019
  • Plans for a new £1.8m Dinton Activity Centre unveiled Dinton Activity Centre - artists impression _web.pngA two storey building that compliments its natural surroundings, state-of-the-art facilities, an activity hall, and a coffee shop with a viewing gallery overlooking the lake; just a few of the new... 06 November 2019
  • Things are taking shape inside the new Bulmershe Leisure Centre new pool at Bulmershe leisure centre.jpgThings are really taking shape inside the new Bulmershe Leisure Centre in Woodley. The six-lane 25 metre swimming pool is in, and tiling has started. 23 October 2019
  • Half term fun around the borough wak2.jpgIt may feel like you only just packed the kids off back to school after the summer holidays but half term is nearly upon us. Do not worry, Wokingham Borough Council have got something for everyone... 18 October 2019
  • Famous authors go back to school ahead of Wokingham Childrens Book Festival IMG_2751 - Sue Palmer with Farley Hill pupils.jpgWokingham Childrens Book Festival returns this weekend with an immense line up of hugely talented authors, amazing illustrators and inspirational story tellers 16 October 2019
  • Sporting fun this half term LVLC 09.08.2019_016  news site oct.jpgThe summer holidays may be over but half term is already just round the corner. If you need to entertain the kids why not try one of our Wokingham Active Kids multi-sport sessions? 14 October 2019
  • Wokingham Borough Council to host series of spooktacular events Dinton Pastures - Halloween [2] _web.jpgThere's a chill in the air, which can mean only one thing, Halloween is almost here. Fortunately, residents across the borough are in for a treat, with a series of spooktacular events taking place at... 14 October 2019
  • Sporting memories helping to tackle loneliness and isolation in Wokingham sporting memories 1.pngSport England's Sporting Memories project is helping some of the Wokingham Borough's older residents meet new people. Whether it's playing football, golf or badminton, perhaps just being a spectator,... 09 October 2019
  • Wokingham library releases line up for the eagerly awaited Childrens Book Festival children reading.jpgWokingham Children's Book Festival returns this month and hot off the press Wokingham Library has announced the latest additions to their immense line up of hugely talented authors and amazing... 03 October 2019
  • Local children celebrate out of this world success with Councils summer reading challenge children reading 2 web.jpgWokingham Borough Council is over the moon that a supersonic 2000 medals and certificates have been presented to children across the borough who successfully completed their Space Chase Summer... 03 October 2019
  • New facilities officially opened as part of Addington expansion Addington School MUGA 664x440.jpgA host of new facilities have been officially opened as part of the £4.4million expansion of Addington School. Two new multi-use games areas, a new sensory path and expanded car park were all... 01 October 2019
  • Nominations for Wokingham Sports Awards now open Wokingham Sports Awards_001 news site.pngDo you know someone who's excelled at a certain sport? Or perhaps it's a school, team or club? The Wokingham Borough Council Sports Award is a great way to highlight their success. Nominations are... 26 September 2019
  • Wokingham Childrens Book Festival Returns children reading.jpgAvid young readers can rejoice as Wokingham Childrens Book Festival returns this autumn. Taking place on the 19 and 20 October the festival follows on from the success of last year's debut event 26 September 2019
  • Grubs up for 134 families during the summer WBC Grub Club_012 news site.pngThanks to the generosity of volunteers and local organisations, The Grub Club served 641 meals across 11 days of the summer holidays to families in need in the borough. To recognise the volunteers'... 25 September 2019
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