Wokingham Borough Council has announced that a number of council services are re-opening after the end of the national lockdown.
Wokingham, Woodley and Lower Earley library buildings will reopen from Monday 7 December, and will operate at reduced hours, enabling them to deliver an in-person library service in the safest way possible. Under current plans, Wokingham Library will be open between 9.30am and 1.30pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, Woodley Library between 9am and 1pm on Monday, Wednesday and Friday and Lower Early between 9.30am and 1.30pm on Monday and Thursday. More information can be found here.
Leisure centres in the borough are also re-opening from Wednesday 2 December. This includes Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, Bulmershe Leisure Centre, St Crispin’s Leisure Centre, Ryeish Green Sports Hub and Arborfield Green Leisure Centre.
In order to operate a COVID secure environment key measures include signage to encourage social distancing, a requirement to wear facemasks when moving around the buildings, reduced activity capacities, improved ventilation and pre-booking for all centre activities on the Places Locker app or via its website. There are also enhanced cleaning regimes in place, as well as hand sanitising and cleaning stations.
It has also been announced that free vitamin D will be available to all those who are clinically extremely vulnerable this winter, more information can be found on the NHS website.
Do you have a friend, family member or neighbour who is clinically extremely vulnerable??
They are entitled to 4 months’ free Vitamin D tablets??️
— Wokingham Borough (@WokinghamBC) December 1, 2020