Notice of Road Works
UPDATE: 16:32 pm. Thu 27th September 2018
FULL CLOSURES OF M4/A329(M)
Various overnight (21:30-05:30) closures over the next two weeks. See Highways England site for full details (at bottom of webpage).
EXTENDED: August 2017 - December 2018
Butts Hill Road at rail bridge, 3-Way Traffic Control
Road narrowed to a single lane to ensure compliance with the Overhead Line Electrification requirements.
TRAFFIC LIGHT CONTROL OF BUTTS HILL RD
UNTIL DECEMBER. Network Rail expect the bridge work to be complete and the road fully open in December.
News & Announcements
Notice of Conclusion of Audit
WWI Remembrance Ceremony
11th November 2018
Remembrance of the end of WW1. This is a joint venture to mark the end of the First World War is a joint venture between the Sonning Parish Council and St Andrews.
The current list of events taking place on Sunday 11th November on King George’s Field, starting at 6.30pm (timings are to coincide with 100’s of similar events across the country) is:
6.55pm The Last Post
7.00pm WW1 Beacon of light
We will be lighting a beacon symbolising an end to the darkness of war and a return to the light of Peace.
7.05pm St Andrews Church Bells
The church bells will ring in celebration of Peace.
We will be selling Indian food, burgers and hot dogs, plus wine and beer. Soft drinks for the children will be complementary.
More details will be posted as they are confirmed.
River bank works above Sonning Lock
The Environment Agency will be repairing a 30m section of river bank during September. Click here for further information.
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The civil parish of Sonning lies within the Borough of Wokingham. Responsibilities are split between the two councils, with the Parish Council looking after local interests. The chairman of the Parish Council is Tony Farnese. Mike Haines is the Borough Councillor for Sonning and Warren, and Theresa May is currently the local Member of Parliament.
Our website is divided into two sections - one with information pertaining to The Council and the other for Sonning Village matters. Under each main heading in the menu you'll find various sub-headings to help you navigate around the site quickly:
About the Council - Aims & Objectives, The Councillors, Policies &Procedures, Reports.
Committees & Working Groups - Agendas and Minutes of Council and Planning Meetings as well as details about the other working groups.
Planning Matters - How the planning guidance functions, Conservation Area Assessment and the Sonning Design Guide.
News - archives of the SPC Newsletter and the front page stories from this website.
Council Amenities - the other projects the Parish Council looks after, from allotments and the playground to the Local Nature Reserve. There is also a Fault Reporting form.
Sonning Village - the history and facilities within the village and the local societies.
Sonning Leisure - information about local sports facilities and other organisations and community groups.
Village Events - details about the annual and bi-annual community occurences such as the Sonning Regatta & Scarecrows and the Sonning Show.
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