I am very pleased to see this press release going out today, highlighting the success of an extremely important project that I help create and bring to life. CONTINUED SUCCESS FOR HELP TO HEAT SCHEME OFFERING RESIDENTS FREE INSULATION In October 2020 Wokingham Borough Council launched their Help to Heat scheme allowing local residents access … Continue reading Helping improve energy efficiency and reduce fuel poverty.
Article by Pauline Jørgensen from the Wokingham Today newspaper Looking at the Chief Financial Officers report, Wokingham Borough Council’s finances are in strong shape. I have talked to the Deputy Leader who is responsible for Finance and read the CFO’s reports.This financial year is forecast to end with an underspend, even after the extra money … Continue reading Reasons to Vote Conservative
In order to make significant progress on Climate Change we need big retailers, like Tesco, to really incentivise and work with their supply chain and their customer base to make behavioural, packaging and logistical change. I welcome the news today that Tesco have taken a big step towards this, although there is still a lot … Continue reading Tesco sets out Climate Manifesto.
On Tuesday night I hosted the first Wokingham Borough Council Climate Conversation. This free event invited businesses from across the borough to listen to the thoughts, views and advice of a panel of experts on the subject of decarbonisation, combating climate change and what SMEs can do to reduce their carbon footprint. I was joined … Continue reading Climate Conversations
Wokingham Borough Council is seeking the views of local residents, businesses and visitors to understand which locations within the borough would benefit most from electric vehicle charging points. The UK took a historic step on the road to ending its contribution to climate change last year, as the Prime Minister, Transport Secretary and Business Secretary announced the … Continue reading We want your views on Electric Vehicle Charging
I am incredibly proud of this. I first met with the Woodland Trust only a few weeks after Wokingham declared a Climate Emergency. We have shared our plans with them and listened closely to their feedback. This is a huge vote of confidence from them in our 250,000 tree planting programme and into our ongoing … Continue reading Wokingham receives £300,000 vote of confidence from the Woodland Trust
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In an affluent community, for anyone to live in poverty can only be viewed as immoral and offensive. Want to know what Wokingham Borough Council is doing to tackle poverty? Read on.. Tonight, at an Extraordinary Executive Meeting the leader of WBC was asked, “Wokingham is one of the affluent places to live, work and … Continue reading Tackling Poverty
In spite of the lock down restrictions and the Covid crisis businesses still want to open in Wokingham. Today, Wokingham Borough Council announced three more business who are opening their doors in our regenerated town centre. Wokingham town centre continues to demonstrate its credentials as a great place to do business, bucking the national trend … Continue reading More businesses opening in Wokingham
Recently, when I walk my dog on a clear night, I have noticed that I can see more stars than I used too. With fewer vehicles on the road, one of the consequences of lockdown appears to be less pollution, both in terms of light and also air. The majority of Wokingham Borough has good … Continue reading Air Quality