Tonight is our first Wokingham Borough Council full virtual Council meeting. Wish us luck.
More than 10 foster families are urgently needed in Wokingham Borough, with demand on services set to increase due to the Coronavirus pandemic. One of the pressures of the lockdown measures to manage COVID-19 is an increase in domestic abuse. Nationally, charity Refuge has seen a 700 per cent increase in visits to its website … Continue reading FOSTER IN WOKINGHAM BOROUGH AND CHANGE LIVES
A lot has changed as a result of Covid. In January the concept of virtual Council and Executive meetings just wasn’t an option. Tonight we held our second virtual Executive meeting and, other than a few broadband issues it seemed to work reasonably well. Personally, i like the paperless meetings, doing meeting from the comfort … Continue reading Virtual Council
We all have mental health good days and bad days, I know I do. Some days I feel like I am on fire and there is nothing I can’t do and other days I have struggled to find motivation to do even the simplest of things. Coronavirus has made mental health issues even more prevalent, … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness
These are not my words, but I agree with what they say. Lockdown has been hard, but it has also been an opportunity to reset.
For those of you wanting to book for the recycling centres, this link worked for me earlier today https://self.reading.gov.uk/service/Recycling_Centre_Booking
The RE3 recycling centres will re-open on Monday 18th May 2020. Due to Covid and the necessary social distancing measures booking is required. To book your timeslot visit https://self.reading.gov.uk/service/Recycling_Centre_Booking or go via the RE3 website.
A community garden will be created in Woodley precinct to smarten up the town centre and help boost the local economy as it responds to the COVID-19 pandemic. It will be created around the trees outside Waitrose, near the Crockhamwell Road car park, by removing the current paving slabs. The joint project between Woodley Town … Continue reading NEW COMMUNITY TREE GARDEN FOR WOODLEY PRECINCT
Wokingham Borough Council is asking local residents to help spread a little joy in the run up to Mental Health Awareness Week, which kicks off on Monday 18 May. This year’s campaign, which is run nationally by the Mental Health Foundation, is asking people to celebrate everyday acts of kindness which are so important to … Continue reading Spread a little Joy
Wokingham Borough Council is today (Wednesday 13 May) re-opening its country park car parks, with limited spaces at Dinton Pastures and California Country Parks. At Dinton Pastures, the main Dinton car park, along with the Activity Centre and Aviation car parks are now open, providing 200 car parking spaces. To ensure visitor numbers remain manageable … Continue reading COUNCIL RE-OPEN ITS COUNTRY PARK CAR PARKS