At the full council meeting on 23/01/2020 I was asked a question about how I get to council meetings. The question was The climate emergency was declared last year by Wokingham Council to stop the climate temperature rising 1.5°C. You have therefore made it abundantly clear that you care about this prominent and rising issue. … Continue reading Getting to Council
At the last full council meeting I was asked a question on road pricing by a student from Bulmershe. I was asked, “You have recognised that we are in a state of climate emergency already, since declaring it as one, however it is clear that action is not taking place fast enough, and the issue … Continue reading Road Pricing
At the last full council meeting I was as the following question by a student from Bulmershe, We are in the midst of an environmental and ecological crisis. This crisis threatens the future of our planet to the extent that we may not have a liveable planet in the not too distant future for future … Continue reading Heathrow Expansion
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