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Bulmershe Leisure Centre Will Open Ahead Of Schedule

Bulmershe Leisure Centre Will Open Ahead Of Schedule

The brand new £14.5million Bulmershe Leisure Centre will officially open its doors at 6am on Wednesday 22 April – almost 12 weeks earlier than originally planned. It has taken just under 14 months for Wokingham Borough Council to complete the main construction work.  The new leisure centre in Woodley has been built on the site […]

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Addington School Building Works Taking Shape

Addington School Building Works Taking Shape

Classrooms which will create a new single storey block at Addington School are beginning to take shape. Modular construction specialists Reds10 are putting the finishing touches to the rooms before they are transferred to the school in Woodlands Avenue, Woodley, ahead of its expansion. Staff from Wokingham Borough Council and the Ofsted-rated outstanding school went […]

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Bulmershe Leisure Centre Works Update

Bulmershe Leisure Centre Works Update

It is a hive of construction activity inside the new £14.5million Bulmershe Leisure Centre in Woodley this month (November). Bulmershe Leisure Centre Works continue at fast pace with lots of visible changes. Tiling is continuing on the six-lane 25-metre swimming pool as well as in the changing rooms, and the pool’s moveable accessible lift is […]

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Fill Your Room By Fostering – Drop In Session

Fostering – Drop In Session   With  many young people starting new jobs and moving away from the family home this autumn, now may be perfect time to make use of an empty bedroom in Wokingham Borough by offering a home to a child in need. Currently there are more than 100 children in the […]

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Bulmershe Leisure Centre Topping Out Ceromony

Bulmershe Leisure Centre Topping Out Ceromony

The highest point of the new £14 million Bulmershe Leisure Centre has been completed, with students, councillors and project teams invited to mark the key milestone. Cllr Parry Batth, executive member for environment and leisure, was among the attendees at the topping out ceremony which took place on 9 July. Wokingham Borough Council is building […]

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Connie’s Colander – Critically Acclaimed Play About The Effects of Alzheimer’s

Connie’s Colander – Critically Acclaimed Play About The Effects of Alzheimer’s

This is a critically acclaimed play about the effects of Alzheimer’s disease on a family, performed by Human Story Theatre. Connie’s Colander is a piece of theatre aimed at anyone and everyone but it may be of most interest to carers, medical professionals and friends and families of those with dementia. Connie is a retired […]

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New Bulmershe Leisure Centre Update – Steelworks In Place

New Bulmershe Leisure Centre Update – Steelworks In Place

New Bulmershe Leisure Centre Students from The Bulmershe School and Addington School in Woodley were invited onto the Bulmershe Leisure Centre site to celebrate the start of the new centre’s steel frame being erected.   Wokingham Borough Council is building a new £14million leisure centre in Woodley on the site of the former one.   […]

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Free Car Parking In Woodley This Christmas

Free Car Parking In Woodley This Christmas

Free Car Parking In Woodley Shoppers are set to get an early Christmas car parking present from Wokingham Borough Council as it announces free parking in its car parks on the three Saturdays leading up to Christmas. Council-owned town and village centre car parks will be offering free parking all day on Saturday 8, 15 […]

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Woodley Bulmershe Leisure Centre Site Handover

Woodley Bulmershe Leisure Centre Site Handover

Woodley Bulmershe Leisure Centre Bulmershe School pupils helped celebrate the official handover of the Bulmershe Leisure Centre site to Wokingham Borough Council’s contractor Pellikaan Construction Ltd, which is building the new £14million sports centre.   Pellikaan was chosen following a public tender process which saw five companies submit compliant tenders.  The company has designed and […]

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Woodley Christmas Tree Light Switch On

Woodley Christmas Tree Lights   Woodley Christmas Tree Light Switch On is 24th November 2018 at 4.30pm. Bands, stalls and more for the festive event in Woodley, Reading.