UK's only local authority climate network celebrates 100th member boost
A network of climate ambitious local authorities is celebrating reaching over 100 members with the addition of a haul of local authorities, including Sunderland City Council (99th member), Derbyshire County Council (100th member), West Berkshire Council (101st member), and Sheffield City Council (102nd member).
West Berkshire Council awarded Active Travel funding for Stockcross
The Department for Transport has awarded West Berkshire Council a £280,000 Active Travel Funding Grant for walking and cycling improvements along the B4000 between Stockcross and the A4/A34 junction.
West Berkshire Council disappointment at Sandleford Park appeal
The Bloor Homes and Sandleford Partnership's appeal against the refusal of their planning application by West Berkshire Council for the residential-led development of Sandleford Park (East) has been allowed.
Novuna make last space at 4 The Sector their UK HQ
We're delighted to announce that the last available commercial space at 4 The Sector in Newbury has been let to Novuna Vehicle Solutions
West Berkshire to receive a share of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund
West Berkshire is set to receive an allocation of £1,000,000 from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund to help level up our communities.
Children's Services retain 'Good' rating
We're delighted that our Children's Services has retained its Good' status following the latest inspection from Ofsted.
Easter bus travel success
More than 6,000 tickets were taken up in a free travel offer provided by West Berkshire Council in conjunction with operators Reading Buses.
Paralympian Louise officially opens Keevill Unit at Speenhamland School
The Keevill Unit, a brilliant learning space for children with physical disabilities, was officially opened today by Paralympian Louise Sugden. Louise is a former Speenhamland and Keevill pupil and has competed both as a former wheelchair basketball player and current powerlifter.
94% of West Berkshire children get Primary School 1st Choice
The wait is over as children in West Berkshire find out which Primary School they'll be going to. We wish them all the best of luck as they take their first steps into education.
West Berkshire Council trials eCargo bikes for local businesses
New eCargo bikes are being offered to local businesses in the district to try out as part of a new environment scheme.