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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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Executive meeting: Council leader calls for residents to follow covid-restrictions to remain in Tier 1

Jess Warren
Speaking at the executive meeting, Cllr John Halsall reiterated calls for the public to follow covid-restrictions and pledged to “eliminate poverty in the borough....
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LGA hosts climate change webinar for councils to learn about scrutinising plans

Staff Writer
“We hope that our report will help councils to ... consider the impacts that scrutiny can play in terms of delivering on climate issues.”...
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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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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...