Roadworkers in Berkshire faced stabbing threats from motorists

Road operatives working at the California Cross junction in Finchampstead, have faced both verbal and physical assaults as they began roadworks last week. Workers received threats of being stabbed and punched, while another was deliberately struck by a car, Wokingham Borough Council has reported. A motorist threatened to stab a worker before speeding off while […]

Wokingham Borough Council receives extra funding for air quality

Wokingham Borough Council has received an additional £259,000 from the government to improve the air quality in the area. The money is from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA)and the council will work alongside the Public Protection Partnership (PPP), to reach its aim of becoming carbon-neutral by 2030. The council, which has declared […]

Comprehensive resurfacing and repair programme announced by Wokingham Borough Council

Sixty seven roads will be improved and renewed as part of Wokingham Borough Council’s £4.8million resurfacing programme for 2021-22.  The council will also be carrying out footway repairs at 14 locations as part of the work being undertaken, with more details on these set for release later this year. “We have an unwavering commitment to […]

Park and ride projects set to begin construction in Wokingham

Construction of a new park and ride, and expansion of another in Wokingham borough are set to begin, with nearly £10million being invested in the facilities.  Work is to start on the new Coppid Beech Park and Ride in Wokingham and adding an additional decked floor to the Winnersh Triangle Park and Ride will start […]


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