This week, Wokingham Borough Council’s Acting Returning Officer Andrew Moulton is asking residents – are you registered to vote? Because if anyone hasn’t registered by midnight on Tuesday 26 Novemberthen they won’t be able to have their say at the general election on Thursday 12 December. Andrew Moulton said: "The application process is quick and easy via: http://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote. The … Continue reading Are you registered to vote?
I am very pleased to say that Wokingham Borough Council has used some of its developer contributions to upgrade and improve the footpath that runs from Keephatch road to the A329. I know that the path is well used by both runners, ramblers and dog walkers and it is great to see that it has been … Continue reading Keephatch Footpath
Four amazing local projects have been awarded National Lottery Funding totally £587,819 in the last three months. Now in its 25th year, the National Lottery Community Fund has made the awards to help support project that make our community thrive. The four fantastic projects are; Daisy's Dream - Twyford Dingley Family & Specialist Early Years … Continue reading National Lottery Success
This is a hugely satisfying thing to see. A business in our community, acting to support our (and other council's) climate emergency initiatives by giving 5p from every plant sold in September to fund the planting of 100s of Silver Birch trees across our Borough. This is a fantastic initiative from Squires Garden Centre and … Continue reading An amazing local environmental initiative
I am delighted that Wokingham Borough planning Officers have rejected the application to build a gravel extraction plant in Shinfield. Well done to the thousands of residents who objected to the application and to everyone who organised the group that led the objections. Unfortunately there probably will be an appeal, but that is for another … Continue reading Bridge Farm Update
A sign has been posted today saying that Denmark Street Car Park will close as of midnight Monday 26th August. For those of you that aren't aware a developer recently submitted an application to build over 80 flats on the car park site which the Conservative controlled Wokingham Borough Council rejected. Less than a month … Continue reading Save Denmark Street Car Park – Sign the Petition.
I have objected to the Bridge Farm gravel extraction plant planning application on the Wokingham Borough Council website. If you want to know my reasons you can see them below. If you too want to object to this planning application you can do so here: https://planning.wokingham.gov.uk/FastWebPL/comment.asp?AltRef=170433&ApplicationNumber&AddressPrefix&Postcode&KeywordSearch=bridge+farm&Submit=Search I stand proudly with the local residents. This isn't … Continue reading Bridge Farm planning application