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Update from council leader - 17 February

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

He discusses the proposals for the 2021 to 2022 budget, and the positive news of a new community testing site in Sandhurst.

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Update from council leader - 10 February

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

He talks about the opening of 3 new testing sites in Bracknell Forest, and encourages residents to take part in The Lexicon's new community art project.

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Bracknell Forest budget 2021 to 2022

Bracknell Forest Council’s budget proposals, including a suggested level of council tax, were approved by the council’s decision-making Executive on Tuesday 9 February 2021.

COVID 19 Testing

Community testing to start in Sandhurst this week

A new community testing site is set to open in Sandhurst this week, to allow residents most at risk of catching and spreading COVID-19 without knowing it, to start asymptomatic testing twice a week from Wednesday, 10 February. 

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Library service wins funding to tackle isolation

To tackle isolation and loneliness, the council’s library service has been awarded £14,000 of funding from the Reading Agency, the Arts Council of England, and its book supplier Bolinda.

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Update from council leader - 3 February

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

He thanks residents who have been following the stay at home rules, and congratulates those who have taken part in The Young Health Champions programme.

Code of Conduct complaint

The Code of Conduct Panel met on Thursday 28 January 2021 to consider a Code of Conduct complaint brought against Cllr Richard Price, a Crowthorne Parish councillor.