Local News

Exciting News for Woodley

Sporting facilities at Bulmershe Leisure Centre could be energised and modernised for people in Woodley as part of plans due to be considered tomorrow by Wokingham Borough Council’s decision-making Executive.

Budgens Precinct Car Park to be Fixed At Last

Local residents will be aware of the continuing poor state of the car park at the Emmer Green shopping precinct, better known as Budgens’ precinct. Richard and Jane have responded to many complaints from residents about the potholes, flooding and uneven surfaces. The land is privately owned but Conservative Councillors and Reading East MP Rob Wilson have been pressing for many years to get the owners to undertake a comprehensive resurfacing. 

Conservative Call to Scrap Crazy Golf Scheme

Caversham Ward Conservative Councillor Andrew Cumpsty is calling upon Reading's Labour Council to ditch their plans to concrete over large parts of Christchurch Meadows with a new Crazy Golf facility. 

Peppard Conservatives Welcome New Road Name

Peppard Conservatives have welcomed the decision of the Council’s Planning Committee to name a new road in Peppard Ward after Martin Cooper, a former local resident and community leader.

Rob moves to the Treasury

Rob Wilson MP has moved to the Treasury as part of this week’s cabinet reshuffle.  Rob has become parliamentary private secretary (PPS) to George Osborne at the Treasury.