Woodley & Earley

31 Jan 2015 09:30 • James Ash

Extra £3,000 grant to CAB ‘would be money well spent’

WOODLEY councillors are hoping to nearly double a donation to the town’s Citizens Advice Bureau as part of an annual grants package to community organisations.


30 Jan 2015 09:30 • James Ash

Future sports stars could quit training

THE financial pressures of amateur sport is forcing aspiring athletes to give up their dreams, according to a Woodley dad.


30 Jan 2015 08:30 • James Ash

What a difference a shave makes!

A GROUP of old school friends waved goodbye to their precious locks to raise money for a pal who is suffering from cancer — and collected more than £12,000.


29 Jan 2015 18:30 • James Ash

Woodley 3G football pitch plan ‘should go to committee’

RESIDENTS have called for a plan to build a new 3G football pitch to be brought before Wokingham Borough Council’s planning committee before it is approved.


1 Jan 2015 08:00

Rubbish collections to stop

A DECISION to end an amenities service in the new year will leave Woodley and Earley residents travelling nearly six miles to find their nearest dump.

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15 Dec 2014 10:50

Man sentenced for drugs found in car

An Eversley man has been fined for possessing cannabis and cocaine after police pulled a car over in Woodley.


14 Dec 2014 08:30

Couple freed from car after accidentally ramming into the wall of a pub

A COUPLE were freed from their car after they accidentally rammed into the wall of a pub.


5 Dec 2014 12:30

Bob the cat author James Bowen greets fans in Woodley bookshop

WITH his ginger sidekick perched on his shoulder, a reformed drug addict shows the true meaning of Christmas.

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4 Dec 2014 13:30

Last chance to donate to the Toys & Teens Appeal

THERE are only four more days to help make Christmas merry for the borough’s most disadvantaged youngsters.


21 Nov 2014 10:30

Man taken to hospital after falling down the stairs and injuring his back in Woodley

A MAN was rushed to hospital after falling down the stairs and getting trapped behind his front door.


20 Nov 2014 17:30

Wokingham Borough councillor setting her sights on Westminster

POLITICAL opponents called on a Wokingham Borough councillor to resign this week because she is striving to become a Tory member of parliament for the North West Durham constituency.


20 Nov 2014 14:45

Flooding concerns in Lower Earley after ditch filled in

FAMILIES living next to a new housing development claim that builders should not have been allowed to fill in a ditch running through their neighbourhood.


6 Nov 2014 10:00 • James Ash

Woodley war memorial to host first Remembrance Day service

RESIDENTS will gather at a sought-after war memorial to remember Woodley's for the first time on Tuesday.


4 Nov 2014 12:30

Appeal for information after public order offence in Woodley

Police are appealing for information after a public order offence in Howth Drive, Woodley, on Saturday morning.


30 Oct 2014 16:50

Police watchdog launches investigation into events leading up to the death of Woodley teenager Julian Randall

THE death of teenager Julian Randall has sparked an investigation into the events leading up to him being struck by a car and killed.


18 Oct 2014 08:00

Conmen jailed for bankrupting firm

An airline pilot and a crooked lawyer plotted with two pals to rake in £30 million by taking out multiple bogus mortgages on strangers’ homes, bankrupting a Woodley and Reading solicitors.


17 Oct 2014 15:10

Four men arrested in Woodley and Earley on suspicion of drugs offences

Four men have been arrested in Woodley and Earley on suspicion of drugs offences.


6 Oct 2014 13:30 • James Ash

Working party aim to protect green space between Woodley and Earley

TOWN councillors have reinstated a group that will aim to protect the green space between Woodley and Earley after fears the land would “fall like a pack of cards” to developers.


3 Oct 2014 10:30

Woman taken to hospital after two-car smash near Sindlesham last night

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after her car overturned during a two-vehicle smash near Sindlesham last night.


23 Sep 2014 08:00 • James Ash

Former town mayor up for Earley by-election

A FORMER town mayor is one of the candidates to be selected for a surprise by-election in Earley.


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