parish office: 0118 908 8164
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email: clerk@finchampstead-pc.gov.uk

Finchampstead Parish Council
Welcome to our website. Here you can find out more about what we do and our role in the community.

ARBORFIELD GARRISON STRATEGIC  DEVELOPMENT LOCATION

You can see the July newsletter about the development here and additional details about the construction works programme here

Work has started on the first phase of the development - now known as Arborfield Green - off Biggs Lane. 
Approval has been granted for Parcel T and work will start shortly.  The application for Parcels A - G is the latest to be approved by Wokingham Borough Council.
A plan showing the location of the various Parcels can be found here

NEW SECONDARY SCHOOL

The new Bohunt Wokingham school is now open and work is continuing on further phases of the school development. You can find out more at www.wokingham.gov.uk

ROADWORKS

For live information on local roadworks visit www.roadworks.org

EVENTS

  • Finchampstead CofE School Christmas Fair is on Friday 2 December from 5pm - 7pm

  • Information on events at local libraries can be found at www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries

  • The Local Wildlife Trust is selling Christmas trees on 10 and 11 December from 11am - 3pm at Edgbarrow Woods Car Park, Sandhurst Road RG45 7PP. 

THAMES VALLEY POLICE
You can find out about the Finchampstead Neighbourhood Policing Team, updates on local issues and details of local 'have your say' meetings on the TVP website

You can also sign up to receive free local crime alerts and crime prevention advice at www.thamesvalleyalert.co.uk 


COUNCIL NEWS AND MEETINGS

See our latest newsletter here

Previous newsletters can be found on this page 

Our Annual Report for 2015/16 can be found here

Current meeting schedule
 
7 December 2016 - Planning Committee
14 December 2016 - Main Council

2017 Meeting schedule

LOCAL WALKS

There are 26 miles of rights of way in our Parish.  You can download a map, and find details of circular walks starting from St James' Church and from Simons Wood here


       GET READY FOR WINTER

You can find lots of useful information and advice on how to prepare for winter weather - including health and wellbeing advice on the Met Office  site here.

FINCHAMPSTEAD EMERGENCY RESPONSE

Information about how Finchampstead is planning for a local emergency, and how you could help can be found here.

FREE FIRST AID COURSES
Would you know what to do if someone was having a heart attack? Heartstart Swallowfield offers free 2.5 hour courses to people of all ages, equipping them with skills for life.  Book your free place at www.heartstartswallowfield.co.uk

DEFIBRILLATORS
There are 3 community accessible defibrillators in the Parish - located at Bathroom Concepts at the California Crossroads, The Memorial Hall in The Village, and at the FBC Centre.  These units have been provided by the Parish Council.

CONTACT US
The Parish Council is based at the FBC Centre, Gorse Ride North, Finchampstead RG40 4ES. 
You can contact us on 0118 9088164 or at clerk@finchampstead-pc.gov.uk.   Office hours 9am - 12 noon.