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Category : Coronavirus

Coronavirus Featured Politics Wokingham

Covid-19 sees Wokingham Borough Council’s reserves drop by more than £7 million (but it could change next month)

Phil Creighton
WOKINGHAM Borough Council’s reserves have dropped by more than £7 million as a result of the coronavirus pandemic – but the picture might be less...
Coronavirus Featured Politics Wokingham

Wokingham Borough Council to buy own stock of Covid-19 tests to protect key workers

Phil Creighton
WOKINGHAM BOROUGH COUNCIL is to spend up to £120,000 to purchase Covid-19 testing kits for key workers.  Its Executive committee approved the decision at a...
Coronavirus Featured Wokingham

Boris Johnson announces tighter restrictions as Covid-19 infection rate rises

Jess Warren
Under new rules, people must now work from home, but health, education, construction and essential public services are encouraged to keep going to work....
Coronavirus Featured Politics

Calls for councils to get PPE funding as part of Government’s Coronavirus winter care plans

Phil Creighton
THE GOVERNMENT’S new plan for adult social care this winter must receive regular funding reviews.  That’s the view of the Local Government Association’s community wellbeing...