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  • Generous donation helps launch pilot service to help people with mental health issues in Wokingham Borough res.pngWokingham Borough Council is delighted a pilot scheme to help people with mental health issues in the borough, thanks to a £250,000 donation from a Remenham family. 22 January 2021
  • Council cuts carbon with LED lights WBC New School Lighting05 news site.pngWokingham Borough Council is making its schools more environmentally friendly, one building at a time through a variety of energy saving programmes. First up, lighting. 08 October 2019
  • Celebrations in honour of International Day of Older Persons resizWBC Celebrate Age_030.jpgTai Chi, Zumba Gold and beauty treatments were enjoyed by guests celebrating the International Day of Older Persons at Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, on 1 October. 03 October 2019
  • New public toilets in Peach Place Peach Place public toilet.jpgThe new public toilets in Peach Place opened this week – another step towards the completion of Wokingham Town Centre's regeneration. 03 October 2019
  • Preparing for Brexit Brexit preparation.jpgThe UK government has launched a 'Get ready for Brexit' public information campaign to help ensure the general public and businesses are ready when the UK leaves the EU on 31 October 2019. 24 September 2019
  • Mums support programme launches in Wokingham resize mz.jpgWokingham Borough Council's partner, Places Leisure has announced the launch of Mums' Zone, the new holistic health and wellbeing initiative for mums and their babies. 09 August 2019
  • Public Rights of Way improvement plan rezise.jpgThe Public Rights of Way (PROW) network, which consists of 164km of public rights of way and is 18% of the total highway network within Wokingham Borough, is used by thousands of people to get to work and school, as well as to enjoy the countryside. The Council has just updated its Rights of Way Improvement Plan and wants your feedback. 24 July 2019
  • Community champions recognised in latest Mayor's Roll of Honour awards WBC resize.jpgVolunteers from Earley Air Cadet Squadron, Norreys Church and Earley Environmental Group are the recipients of this month's Wokingham Borough Mayor's Roll of Honour awards for outstanding commitment and contributions to the area. 24 July 2019
  • Bulmershe Leisure Centre topping out WBC Bulmershe Topping Out_011.jpgThe highest point of the new £14 million Bulmershe Leisure Centre has been completed, with students, councillors and project teams invited to mark the key milestone. 10 July 2019
  • Road closures for Elms Field Regeneration work RoadworksWokingham Borough Council will be putting the finishing touches to its road improvements related to the Elms Field regeneration. 20 May 2019
  • The ripple effect 190413 - Sit & Sip 9.jpgLuxury bathroom design company Ripples and outdoor clothing and equipment specialists Mountain Warehouse are the latest businesses coming to the new Peach Place destination that is taking shape in Wokingham Town Centre. 17 April 2019
  • Coombes Woods update ING_45998_00738-trees.jpgUpdate on protected woodland at Coombes Woods 04 January 2019
  • Demolition marks milestone in Gorse Ride regeneration Gorse Ride demolition Cockayne CourtWokingham Borough Council's Gorse Ride regeneration has taken a further step forward with demolition of the former Cockayne Court Care Home and surrounding properties now underway. 12 December 2018
  • Drainage work on Wellington Road Elms FieldDrainage work is due to take place on Wellington Road, between Monday 3 and Sunday 9 December, as part of the Elms Field development. 27 November 2018
  • New Bulmershe Leisure Centre gym for news site.jpgOur plans to build a new £14million Bulmershe Leisure Centre are moving along, now that we've submitted its planning application. 20 September 2018
  • Gorse Ride regeneration Gorse Ride website.jpgOutdated housing on Gorse Ride estate is set to be demolished and replaced by high quality new homes thanks to a £30million investment from Wokingham Borough Council. 20 September 2018
  • Market Place improvements Market PlaceWe are working with Wokingham Town Council to make improvements to Market Place. 05 September 2018
  • Wokingham town centre regeneration Elms FieldOver the last few years we've consulted with residents and businesses and developed a scheme which helps deliver some of the most important things from the Wokingham Town Centre Masterplan. 26 April 2018
  • Wokingham Housing: the story so far... WBC New House_001.jpgFind out what our housing developer, Wokingham Housing, has been up to. 24 April 2018
  • 21st Century Council Programme: How we are improving customer service for all residents 21st%20Century%20Council%20logo.jpgOur far reaching 21st Century Council Programme is making a significant contribution to our overall plans, and we are becoming a leaner, more efficient council costing significantly less to run. 29 March 2018
  • Roads and current roadworks Shute EndInformation about making sure the Wokingham Borough road network is kept up to scratch with maintenance and upgrades, as well as building new roads. 26 January 2018
  • Major developments Photo of a group of people looking at a planning documentWe, like most of south east England, are experiencing a housing shortage. In 2010, we were tasked with finding a way to accommodate over 13,000 new homes in the borough. 28 December 2016
  • Local Plan Update Photo of the Local Plan Update logoWork is underway on the Local Plan Update which will shape the future of Wokingham Borough and guide development in the borough for the next 20 years. 21 October 2016