Leisure and libraries news archive
- Hundreds of residents explore wildlife at Dinton Pastures
A thousand adults and children in Wokingham became citizen scientists at Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst on 18 and 19 June 2022. They joined the first weekend BioBlitz event hosted by the...
07 July 2022
- Wokingham Leisure Centre at the multi-million pound carnival hub set to open 25 July
On 25 July Wokingham Borough Council's leisure centre at the multi-million pound Carnival Hub, its new flagship community building, will open its doors to the public.
06 July 2022
- Spark your curiosity with 2022 Summer Reading Challenge
Science and innovation are at the centre of this year's Summer Reading Challenge, which encourages children to read six books during the summer holidays.
04 July 2022
- New traffic-free route to give pedestrians and cyclists the green light
Work is now under way on the latest phase of Wokingham Borough Council's greenways project – a network of mostly traffic-free routes to make active travel to key destinations in the borough much...
17 June 2022
- Sign up for free exercise classes at open day
A free open day is being held at Cantley Park in Wokingham for people who have not yet tried our over-55s SHINE activities.
13 June 2022
- Green spaces praised for supporting and offering access to nature
Experts have recognised two public green spaces in Wokingham borough as havens for a rich variety of wild animals including birds, insects and otters. Charvil Country Park and Charvil Meadows, which...
06 June 2022
- Enjoy a fun-filled summer at Dinton Pastures Country Park
This summer couldn't be more fun for residents and visitors to Wokingham borough, with a whole host of events and activities taking place at Dinton Pastures Country Park. The lakeside beauty spot...
01 June 2022
- Visit Borough libraries to celebrate The Platinum Jubilee
Wokingham Borough Council is helping residents to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee through a series of activities and events held across libraries in the borough.
12 May 2022
- Dinton races are ready, set, go for 10th summer series
Runners of all ages and abilities are invited to lace up their shoes for this year's Barnes Fitness Dinton Summer Series, which will celebrate its 10th anniversary when it launches next month. The...
03 May 2022
- BXGFit holds a punchtastic open weekend
A fun-filled open weekend took place at Wokingham's boxing gym, BXGFit, in Peach Place on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 March.
Wokingham Borough Council invested into the state-of-the-art boxing...
24 March 2022
- Council set to consider Leisure Strategy
Wokingham Borough Council's decision-making executive is set to consider a report to approve its new Leisure Strategy following extensive public consultation in 2021.
19 January 2022
- Work ramps up at Cantley Park destination play area
The Borough's newest destination play area at Cantley Park, Wokingham, is underway with work expected to be complete in December 2021.
09 December 2021
- Christmas and New Year opening times announced
We have announced our office opening hours for the Christmas and New Year period.
07 December 2021
- Working together to keep our communities safe
Wokingham Borough Council is leading the work locally in delivering the Prevent Strategy, a government programme which is about safeguarding adults and children who may be vulnerable to all forms of...
18 October 2021
- Nominate local sports people for 2020-2021 Wokingham sports awards
The countdown to the annual Wokingham Borough Sports Awards has started and the sports council is asking for your nominations for deserving athletes, coaches and teams.
06 October 2021
- Wokingham Children Book festival is back this year
Some nine authors will be heading to the fantastic Wokingham Children Book Festival this October in a series of live and online events.
28 September 2021
- Official opening of new Farley Hill Primary School buildings
The new Farley Hill Primary School has been officially opened by the Mayor of Wokingham Borough. Cllr Keith Baker MBE cut the ribbon to officially open the new school at Arborfield Green with...
23 September 2021
- Keys handed over for new Farley Hill Primary School
Keys for the new Farley Hill Primary School site in Arborfield have been handed over to its headteacher. Emma Clarke and her team are gearing up to open the new school site next month, after...
25 August 2021
- Wokingham Festival returns to Cantley Park
Wokingham Festival returns to Cantley Park on 28 to 30 August and you have until 10pm on Thursday 26 August to get your advanced tickets.
24 August 2021
- All Wokingham borough libraries set to re-open on 19 July
Wokingham Borough Council is pleased to announce that library buildings in the borough will be reopening from Monday 19 July, in line with the easing of national restrictions.
22 July 2021