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Grazeley

Wokingham council leader’s February letter against Grazeley plans

Back in February, Cllr Charlotte Haitham Taylor, in her capacity as a ward councillor for the area, joined other ward councillors in writing a...
Barkham Square

‘It’s bonkers. 1,000 homes in Barkham Square is madness’

LOCAL politicians have reacted with shock over the news that three big settlements are being discussed for the borough. Cllr Andy Croy, who grew up...

Rotation the key for Sumas, says boss Dan Bateman

Young and old ones welcome for Cliff Richard show

Arts, leisure & lifestyle

Sport

REACTION: Jaap Stam on the fans, injuries and lack of victories

JAAP STAM says Reading fans "need to look at themselves" after some booed his side during the 1-1 draw against Hull City. Royals supporters showed...

REPORT: Reading 1-1 Hull City – Jon’s the Dadi as Royals nick a point

JON DADI BODVARSSON netted his first goal at Madejski Stadium to grab Reading a point against Hull City. Royals looked set for a third straight...
video

PODCAST: All things Reading FC discussed on The Tilehurst End Podcast Extra

Tom Crocker and Dan from The Tilehurst End are back to discuss a "chilly" start to the Tom-mometer after a draw at Brentford and...

Property

Maureen and Alan are downsizing to Wokingham

A COUPLE from Middlesex are looking forward to spending their retirement in a luxurious apartment...

Two-bed apartment available to buy in Wokingham

A TWO-BEDROOM first floor apartment close to Wokingham town centre is being offered to the...
Retirement complex

Terry and Mary sign up to Wokingham’s new retirement complex

A COUPLE who have been married for 53 years have signed up for the next...

People

Woodley church group prepares for life-changing trip to South Africa

A GROUP of youngsters from a church in Woodley are preparing for a trip of...

Charities announced for Wokingham’s Living Advent Calendar 2017

THE CHARITIES that will be supported by this year’s Living Advent Calendar were uneviled at...

Town Hall open 
for Heritage Day

WOKINGHAM’S Town Hall is taking part in this Sunday’s Heritage Open Day. The event gives visitors...

Business

Work due to begin on shop refurbishments in Peach Place

WORK to refurbish the frontages of buildings in the Peach Place development is due to...
Twyford Italian Market

Italian market coming to Twyford on Friday

A taste of Italy is coming to Twyford on Friday when the Italian market returns...

New pizza store near Reading university will create 25 jobs

AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY will be a red letter day for pizza fans in Earley...

Politics

Wokingham Borough Council Shute End

Interim chief executive starts today

A NEW chief executive for Wokingham Borough Council starts work today. Manjeet Gill is joining the...
Election expenses

John Redwood’s Tories accused of election spending error

CONSERVATIVES were accused of not having any sums to add up in their General Election...

Finchampstead residents’ fears over home plan raised with petition

FINCHAMPSTEAD could be swallowed up by Wokingham if a proposed development of 80 new houses...

Opinion

Strictly Come Dancing

VOICE OF WOKINGHAM: We’re Strictly rooting for you Debbie

ON SATURDAY, we’ll get our first glimpse of Debbie McGee in this year’s Strictly Come...
Make It Free To P

VOICE OF WOKINGHAM: Why we must make it FREE to P

This is Wokingham at lunchtime. It’s deserted. If we want our town to thrive, parking...

VOICE OF WOKINGHAM: Festival fever is well worth the fun

IT IS summer’s last hurrah. Come Tuesday, thoughts will be not on the holidays but...

Schools

LVS Ascot students visit Nepal

A group of Duke of Edinburgh students from LVS Ascot returned on Saturday 5th August...
Big celebrations for GCSE results at The Abbey School

GALLERY: Wokingham’s students celebrate their GCSE Results

Wokingham's students are jumping for joy after opening up another set of terrific GCSE results...
Excited students at The Bulmershe School

Another record year for Wokingham’s GCSE students

STUDENTS from across Wokingham Borough and beyond are celebrating an impressive haul of GCSE results,...

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