West Berkshire Council

News


  • West Berkshire Libraries are calling for all 4-11 year olds to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018.
    12:23pm - Yesterday
  • West Berkshire Council has been working with Safer Roads Berkshire* to create 'Get your Coat', a useful free phone app which provides 'intelligent travel planning' to help you get home safely after a night out.
    12:56pm - 7 Aug 18
  • Decisions comes as deadline for legal agreement passes
    08:53am - 1 Aug 18
  • Annual charge introduced from September - but residents can sign-up now
    12:32pm - 31 Jul 18
  • Latest data puts West Berkshire in top 20% nationally
    04:02pm - 27 Jul 18
  • Proposals to build a new primary school in Newbury have been approved.
    01:59pm - 18 Jul 18
  • Services for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) have been praised following a recent inspection.
    11:20am - 12 Jul 18
  • New runway and rail link will benefit West Berkshire businesses and residents
    01:25pm - 5 Jul 18
  • West Berkshire Council is looking to help the Community Transport Schemes in the district recruit more volunteer drivers.
    03:26pm - 28 Jun 18
  • A project to improve the cycle and pedestrian route between Newbury and Thatcham is well under way.
    03:39pm - 29 Jun 18
  • West Berkshire Council is currently consulting on a draft Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) for sustainable drainage systems (SuDS).
    03:12pm - 27 Jun 18
  • Report recognises good online presence from local shops and businesses
    02:34pm - 26 Jun 18
  • West Berkshire Council is pleased to announce that the lido at Northcroft Leisure Centre in Newbury should be opening on 7 July 2018.
    09:33am - 27 Jun 18
  • Site set to open as a multi-use games area available to local residents
    11:52am - 20 Jun 18
  • Have your say on our new Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Strategy
    02:31pm - 19 Jun 18
  • West Berkshire Council and Thames Valley Police have been working closely in recent weeks to ensure any issues arising from unauthorised encampments are dealt with as quickly as possible.
    04:06pm - 6 Jun 18
  • Newbury Racecourse Railway Station is to be revamped.
    11:39am - 24 May 18
  • West Berkshire Council has elected Carol Jackson-Doerge as new Chairman.
    03:46pm - 22 May 18
  • West Berkshire Health and Wellbeing Board (HWBB) has made mental health a priority for next year and will be focusing on coping with stress during Mental Health Awareness Week.
    03:46pm - 22 May 18
  • Proposal would see recreational use of the land continue until development begins.
    11:19am - 24 Apr 18
  • Joseph Symonds formerly of Wyresdale, Bracknell was convicted at Reading Magistrates Court on 14 March 2018.
    12:26pm - 13 Apr 18
  • Parish poll was held to vote on the use of land for a new school.
    08:57am - 16 Mar 18
  • Following a financial investigation by the Public Protection Partnership (PPP) Trading Standards Service, managed by the PPP Joint Case Management Unit, a Wokingham-based former counterfeit car accessory dealer was landed with a Confiscation Order to the value of £21,572 when he appeared before Reading Crown Court on the 15 February 2018.
    12:27pm - 13 Apr 18
  • John Monaighan of Beresford Avenue, Slough, Berkshire was sentenced at Reading Crown Court to an immediate 18 month custodial sentence on 14 February after pleading guilty at an earlier hearing to seven offences of unfair trading contrary to sections 3 and 8 of Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
    12:36pm - 13 Apr 18
  • Funding will help community groups prevent crime in their areas.
    12:29pm - 13 Apr 18
  • Brought together for the first time at West Berkshire Museum are 13 hoards from around West Berkshire.
    10:28am - 7 Feb 18
  • Important changes to card fees were introduced on Saturday 13 January.
    12:30pm - 13 Apr 18
  • Council challenges recent claims made by Theale Parish Council
    11:30am - 10 May 18
  • Blogs

    Market Street Development and Wharf Bus Interchange Blog
    Latest post: Wharf Bus Interchange Update - Week 13
    Digital Services Blog
    Latest post: Building Services Using Accurate Data
    How we're benefiting by using the government's new registers
    Building Communities Together Blog
    Latest post: Recognise - Prevent and Safeguarding
    Planning Policy News
    Latest post: Draft Sustainable Drainage Systems Supplementary Planning Document
    Health and Wellbeing in Schools Blog
    Latest post: Health and Wellbeing in schools - update June 2018
    Tull Way Flood Alleviation Scheme Blog
    Latest post: Tull Way FAS Update - End of Week 30/31
    West Berkshire Health and Wellbeing Blog
    Latest post: RunTogether West Berkshire

    Consultations

    Review of our Statement of Gambling Principles
    We'd like your views on our draft document
    Start: 2018-08-10
    End: 2018-10-05
    Results: 2019-01-05
    Review of our Statement of Licensing Policy
    We'd like your views on our draft document
    Start: 2018-08-10
    End: 2018-10-05
    Results: 2019-01-05
    Whitchurch Bridge 20mph Speed Limit
    Proposal to extend the 20mph speed limit across Whitchurch Toll bridge
    Start: 2018-07-19
    End: 2018-08-09
    Results: 2018-10-30
    Parking Review Amendment 28 REF: 006038MS
    Statutory advertisement of Traffic Regulation Order
    Start: 2018-07-19
    End: 2018-08-09
    Results: 2018-11-01
    Draft Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Strategy 2018 - 2023
    Have your say on our draft strategy for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities
    Start: 2018-06-11
    End: 2018-07-20
    Results: 2018-10-15
    Draft Sustainable Drainage Systems Supplementary Planning Document
    We would like your views on the draft document
    Start: 2018-06-11
    End: 2018-07-23
    Results: 2018-09-23

    Who To Contact

    Contact details for West Berkshire Council's Public Relations Team

    (01635) 519125