11th June 2021 - School 'Air Quality Pledge' for Clean Air Day on17th June
School 'Air Quality Pledge' - Clean Air Day 17th June. The Public Protection Partnership are asking school head teachers across the area to sign up their school to an ‘Air Quality Pledge’ to raise awareness and help keep our air clean ahead of Clean Air Day on 17th June. The ‘pledge’ to helping air quality will encourage the children within the school to educate their parents, carers, guardians, family, teachers, and baby sitters to change their habits.
11th June 2021 - Renters' Rights Awareness Week 14th - 20th June.
Renters' Rights Awareness Week 14th - 20th June. Generation Rent are hosting a series of free webinars during Renters' Rights Awareness Week. Their recent survey showed only 7% of private renters were confident about their rights as a tenant. Similarly, some 19.3% admitted they knew very little about the rights they do have. One in eight private rented homes in England are unsafe. Overcrowding and poor housing conditions are significant safety concerns, which can affect private renters’ health, safety and wellbeing.
10th June 2021 - Wokingham Taxi Drivers Encouraged to have PCR Test. Surge testing Has Started.
Wokingham Taxi Drivers Encouraged to have PCR Test. Surge testing has started. Extensive surveillance of Covid-19 has identified a small number of cases of the Covid-19 Delta variant that originated in India in Wokingham Borough, which cannot be traced back to international travel.
8th June 2021 - Warfield Resident convicted of breaching duty of care in relation to a caravan found fly tipped on the highway
Warfield Resident convicted of breaching duty of care in relation to a caravan found fly tipped on the highway. David Reed aged 42 of The Hermitage, Warfield Street, Bracknell was convicted at Reading Magistrates Court on the 4th June 2021 after failing to take reasonable precautions to dispose of waste via an authorised waste controller. The trial took place in absence as Mr Reed did not attend Court for the hearing despite being notified and previously pleading not-guilty.