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Wokingham town Covid-19 infection rate hits 220 per 100,000

Jess Warren
Data from Public Health England revealed Wokingham town was significantly higher than the national average infection rate, which sits at 45.8 per 100,000 people....
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HOUSING: Government puts ‘substantial’ pressure on borough home building

Phil Creighton
Wokingham Borough Council's leader said the pressure to build new homes from the Government is "substantial"....
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TAKE OUT TO HELP OUT: How you buying a takeaway can help new Wokingham restaurant Chalk

Charlotte King
Chalk, an independently-owned British eatery which launched in Wokingham town centre last October, said it is relying on takeaways to survive – showing the important...
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REVIEW OF THE YEAR: June 2020 – The month the shops reopened, and an unspeakable tragedy leaves a scar

Phil Creighton
NON-ESSENTIAL shops were given permission to reopen from June 15, while outdoor markets were able to resume from June 1. It was the first sign...
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Major Hollywood film productions coming to Wokingham – and a new mental health programme. Council leader’s reasons to be optimistic for 2021

Phil Creighton
AS THIS was the last Executive meeting of 2020, leader John Halsall took time to reflect on events of the past “tumultuous” 12 months.  He...
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TIER 3: Wokingham Borough Council leader calls for residents to be ‘vigilant and sensible’

Phil Creighton
ON THE day it was announced that Wokingham Borough would be moved into Tier 3 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the council leader...
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TIER 3: Wokingham council leader says focus will be on six wards in bid to bring coronavirus rates down

Phil Creighton
THE leader of the council has promised action to try and get Wokingham borough out of Tier 3 as quickly as possible.  Earlier today, health...