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Pupil power will help reduce air pollution in Wokingham borough

John Wakefield
A PUPIL has a strong message to the borough as we head into 2021: switch off your engine. Mahveen Rafay won a contest organised by...
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FROM THE CHAMBER: Action needed now on climate emergency plan

Guest contributor
By Cllr Sarah Kerr When it comes to tackling both climate change and air pollution, it’s important to be pragmatic, particularly when you’re a local...
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Council grants permission to destroy more than 50 trees

Jess Warren
The destruction of wildlife across the borough provided a point of contention at last week’s planning meeting, when approval was granted to fell trees across...
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Carbon conscious garden centre plants 20 new trees in country park

Jess Warren
It’s part of its nationwide ‘Love Where You Live’ campaign, with Squires pledging to donate 300 silver birch trees to parks and green spaces close...
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Students invited to Youth Climate Conference next month

Daisy Hanson
The Youth Climate Conference will include a Question Time-style debate, and tackle issues including sustainable fashion, climate justice, migration and transport. There is also a...
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#ClimateStrike: Is this the smallest Extinction Rebellion protest in Britain?

Phil Creighton
The Extinction Rebellion protest outside Woodley’s Oakwood Centre on Friday afternoon might have been small, but the ambition of its participants was mighty....
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VOICE OF WOKINGHAM: The heat is on, now we must take action

Staff Writer
IN CASE you hadn’t noticed, it ain’t half hot mum. Over the past few years, we have seen some extreme weather. The Beast from the...