As part of the government’s roadmap to cautiously lift restrictions, businesses of all sizes, including those with fewer than 50 employees, can now register to order free lateral flow tests for their employees.
Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.
He wishes the students in Bracknell Forest a happy return to school as we begin the first step of the government's four-step roadmap on the route back to normal life.
Today is #NoSmokingDay, a time to focus on the benefits of giving up smoking, not only the physical ones, but the positive effects it can have on your mental health too.
Warfield CE Primary School has become the first primary school in the borough to partner in the Eco Reward Scheme to encourage walking and cycling.
Last week Bracknell Forest residents experienced their first food waste collection as part of the council’s initiative to help tackle climate change and increase recycling rates.
Bracknell Forest Council’s decision-making Executive will consider whether to proceed to the next stage in preparing the Local Plan when it meets on 16 March.
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.
As pupils return to school and college next week, the council is encouraging students and families to walk or cycle to school where possible.
Monday 8 March is International Women’s Day - a day where we celebrate the achievements of all women, but also promote positive change by raising awareness about problems women face in their everyday lives.
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.