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Weekly food waste collections have started.



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Homeless people receive COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccination programme is progressing well, with the majority of  people in the top 4 priority groups having received their first dose of the vaccine.

This has also included a drop-in session to vaccinate some of our vulnerable community, who are currently, or have recently been, homeless.

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Travelling to school this spring

As pupils return to school and college next week, the council is encouraging students and families to walk or cycle to school where possible.

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Information on testing – return to school

Pupils across Bracknell Forest will start to return to the classroom from Monday (8 March) with enhanced asymptomatic testing in place for the school community to help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.  

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Update from council leader - 3 March

Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.

He discusses the return of face-to-face learning for Bracknell Forest schools next week, and marks the first week of food waste collections in the borough.

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Food waste collections have started

Caddies have been delivered and the trucks are ready to go.

Bracknell Forest residents are continuing the fight against climate change with weekly food waste collections.

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Morgan Centre open for rapid testing during roadworks

From Monday 1 March 2021, the access route to the Lateral Flow Testing centre at the Morgan Centre, Crowthorne will be affected by planned roadworks. The centre will remain open for testing and diversion routes will be in place to make sure those with appointments can still gain access.

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Update from council leader - 24 February

Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.

This week he discusses the roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions in the UK, and the completion of the Braccan Walk youth hub.