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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Visit our coronavirus pages for the latest updates.


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Food waste collections postponed to March 2021

The council’s decision-making Executive has agreed to postpone the introduction of weekly food waste collections due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Collections will begin in March 2021 for houses.

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Coronavirus phone survey

This month we will be asking 1,800 residents about their experiences during the coronavirus pandemic via a phone survey.

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Update on COVID-19 cases

Specialists from Public Health England South East are providing expert advice and support to Martins Heron Tesco, following a small number of cases of COVID-19.

We have an outbreak control plan in place which is now activated.

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Playgrounds re-open from Saturday 4 July

We are re-opening many of our outdoor playgrounds on a trial basis, in response to a further relaxing of the government’s lockdown measures.

The Look Out play area remains closed as this needs extra measures to be put in place.

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Bracknell Forest is #OpenForBusiness

We are urging the community to shop local and support our high streets as shops, restaurants and cafes start to open after the initial peak of the coronavirus pandemic.


Our COVID-19 outbreak control plan

A summary of our COVID-19 outbreak control plan is now available.

The summary pulls out the key components of how the council, along with its local and regional partners, will work with residents and communities to respond to localised outbreaks of COVID-19, should they occur.