Wokingham borough news

Captain Hicks

Wokingham mayor’s Christmas card honours Captain Hicks

A HEROIC soldier who died while serving in Afghanistan has been remembered through a Christmas card contest. Wokingham borough mayor, Cllr Rob Stanton, asked pupils...
Wokingham Live Nativity

Wokingham to host Live Nativity on Sunday before Christmas

ON SUNDAY, visitors to Wokingham will be transported back to the first century and the events of the very first Christmas for the live...
Women's Engineering Society

Wokingham scientist wins Engineering Society award

Arts, leisure & lifestyle

Sport

Fergus Mulchrone named London Irish player of the month

FERGUS MULCHRONE says it is "humbling" to be named as London Irish's player of the month. The 30-year-old centre suffered a frustrating start to the...

GALLERY: South Berkshire Ladies see off Sonning in Trysports Premier clash

SOUTH BERKSHIRE LADIES climbed up to fourth in Trysports Premier 2 with a 2-0 win at neighbours Sonning Ladies 2s. Berks are enjoying a fine...

Sumas boss Bateman calls on FA to act quickly to save grassroots football

DAN BATEMAN has called on the FA to act now to save grassroots football before it's too late. The Wokingham and Emmbrook boss has seen...

Property

Enjoy an incredible family space in this four-bed home

A HOME with an incredible family space is being offered to the market by David...
New homes

New home registrations rise 6%

A SIX PERCENT increase in the number of new homes registered in the UK has...

Home with a home on the market in Crowthorne

A SPACIOUS four-bedroom detached home complete with a self-contained annex is being offered to the...

People

Karen Kendall – Voluntary Services Assistant, Kirsten Rogers - Voluntary Services Manager and Andrew Kilby – Patient Experience Facilitator*

Still time to help give presents to patients at the RBH

A FESTIVE appeal has been launched to ensure that everyone who has to spend Christmas...

Wycombe Wanderers’ manager to perform at Living Advent Calendar TONIGHT

THE MANAGER of Wycombe Wanderers FC will be the star guest at Wokingham's Living Advent...
Andrew Isgar from Woodley died following the collision in Sonning

Woodley man lost control of car after drinking, inquest hears

A MAN from Woodley died after he lost control of his car while two-and-a-half-times over...

Business

Marks & Spencer

Wokingham council buys former M&S store

The former Marks & Spencer store in Peach Street has been bought by Wokingham Borough...
Lam Benamara is the first Wokingham person to be nominated for the new Thames Valley Hospitality Awards – your Wokingham Paper is one of the event’s backers Picture: Gemma Davidson

Sanpa’s Lam is first nomination for new hospitality awards

THE FIRST Wokingham nominee of a brand new award has spoken of his delight at...
The Argos within Sainsburys at Winnersh

Argos opens in Winnersh

A NEW branch of Argos has been opened in a Winnersh supermarket. Sainsbury, in Reading Road,...

Politics

Drop-in surgery plan for Finchampstead housing scheme

RESIDENTS keen to know more about the regeneration of a housing development in Finchampstead are...
John Redwood

Calls for Wokingham MP John Redwood to resign

WOKINGHAM MP John Redwood is facing calls to resign following a newspaper article in which...
Charlotte Haitham Taylor

Residents’ views wanted for Wokingham borough spending

WOKINGHAM Borough Council has launched two public consultations as part of two-year process of setting...

Opinion

Blaney cartoon

LETTERS: Are they really providing facilities for all?

There is a certain irony in the headline "Providing facilities for all" which appeared above...

Wokingham churches Christmas services 2017

Churches Together in Wokingham would like to invite you to celebrate Christmas - there are...
Track days are a great way of improving your motoring skills while also driving round some of the most spectacular courses in the country … or, one of my favourites, the awesome Nurburgring in Germany

Shift Up: Track to the Future

Motoring with Lee Kahl. Ever taken part in an organised track day? You should, because they’re...

Schools

Evendons enjoys a journey to the stars

BY JENNA, YEAR 5 On November 8, Evendons year 5 students walked into their school hall...
Matthew Meade (right) from Leighton Park School has won the Arkwright Scholarship. Celebrating with him is teacher Mark Smith

Sixth former wins prestigious scholarship

A SIXTH form student at Leighton Park school has proved he has a bright future...
Luckley headteacher Jane Tudor and school bursar Norman Patterson race each other on a new zip wire

Luckley is zipping along with new facility

A NEW facility at a Wokingham school will see pupils flying high. Luckley House School ,in...

Live music

Gig guide

The BIG Wokingjam Gig Guide

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Wokingham borough news

Captain Hicks

Wokingham mayor’s Christmas card honours Captain Hicks

A HEROIC soldier who died while serving in Afghanistan has been remembered through a Christmas card contest. Wokingham borough mayor, Cllr Rob Stanton, asked pupils...
Wokingham Live Nativity

Wokingham to host Live Nativity on Sunday before Christmas

ON SUNDAY, visitors to Wokingham will be transported back to the first century and the events of the very first Christmas for the live...
Women's Engineering Society

Wokingham scientist wins Engineering Society award

Arts, leisure & lifestyle

Sport

Fergus Mulchrone named London Irish player of the month

FERGUS MULCHRONE says it is "humbling" to be named as London Irish's player of the month. The 30-year-old centre suffered a frustrating start to the...

GALLERY: South Berkshire Ladies see off Sonning in Trysports Premier clash

SOUTH BERKSHIRE LADIES climbed up to fourth in Trysports Premier 2 with a 2-0 win at neighbours Sonning Ladies 2s. Berks are enjoying a fine...

Sumas boss Bateman calls on FA to act quickly to save grassroots football

DAN BATEMAN has called on the FA to act now to save grassroots football before it's too late. The Wokingham and Emmbrook boss has seen...

Property

Enjoy an incredible family space in this four-bed home

A HOME with an incredible family space is being offered to the market by David...
New homes

New home registrations rise 6%

A SIX PERCENT increase in the number of new homes registered in the UK has...

Home with a home on the market in Crowthorne

A SPACIOUS four-bedroom detached home complete with a self-contained annex is being offered to the...

People

Karen Kendall – Voluntary Services Assistant, Kirsten Rogers - Voluntary Services Manager and Andrew Kilby – Patient Experience Facilitator*

Still time to help give presents to patients at the RBH

A FESTIVE appeal has been launched to ensure that everyone who has to spend Christmas...

Wycombe Wanderers’ manager to perform at Living Advent Calendar TONIGHT

THE MANAGER of Wycombe Wanderers FC will be the star guest at Wokingham's Living Advent...
Andrew Isgar from Woodley died following the collision in Sonning

Woodley man lost control of car after drinking, inquest hears

A MAN from Woodley died after he lost control of his car while two-and-a-half-times over...

Business

Marks & Spencer

Wokingham council buys former M&S store

The former Marks & Spencer store in Peach Street has been bought by Wokingham Borough...
Lam Benamara is the first Wokingham person to be nominated for the new Thames Valley Hospitality Awards – your Wokingham Paper is one of the event’s backers Picture: Gemma Davidson

Sanpa’s Lam is first nomination for new hospitality awards

THE FIRST Wokingham nominee of a brand new award has spoken of his delight at...
The Argos within Sainsburys at Winnersh

Argos opens in Winnersh

A NEW branch of Argos has been opened in a Winnersh supermarket. Sainsbury, in Reading Road,...

Politics

Drop-in surgery plan for Finchampstead housing scheme

RESIDENTS keen to know more about the regeneration of a housing development in Finchampstead are...
John Redwood

Calls for Wokingham MP John Redwood to resign

WOKINGHAM MP John Redwood is facing calls to resign following a newspaper article in which...
Charlotte Haitham Taylor

Residents’ views wanted for Wokingham borough spending

WOKINGHAM Borough Council has launched two public consultations as part of two-year process of setting...

Opinion

Blaney cartoon

LETTERS: Are they really providing facilities for all?

There is a certain irony in the headline "Providing facilities for all" which appeared above...

Wokingham churches Christmas services 2017

Churches Together in Wokingham would like to invite you to celebrate Christmas - there are...
Track days are a great way of improving your motoring skills while also driving round some of the most spectacular courses in the country … or, one of my favourites, the awesome Nurburgring in Germany

Shift Up: Track to the Future

Motoring with Lee Kahl. Ever taken part in an organised track day? You should, because they’re...

Schools

Evendons enjoys a journey to the stars

BY JENNA, YEAR 5 On November 8, Evendons year 5 students walked into their school hall...
Matthew Meade (right) from Leighton Park School has won the Arkwright Scholarship. Celebrating with him is teacher Mark Smith

Sixth former wins prestigious scholarship

A SIXTH form student at Leighton Park school has proved he has a bright future...
Luckley headteacher Jane Tudor and school bursar Norman Patterson race each other on a new zip wire

Luckley is zipping along with new facility

A NEW facility at a Wokingham school will see pupils flying high. Luckley House School ,in...

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