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Coronavirus safe elections on Thursday 6 May

Ahead of the upcoming Police and Crime Commissioner Election on 6 May 2021 residents are being reassured that all government guidelines will be followed when visiting the polling station.

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Update from council leader - 14 April

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

He commemorates the sad passing of His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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Rapid testing site at The Meadows, Sandhurst

A mobile rapid testing site will be at The Meadows, Sandhurst on Wednesday, 14 April between 10am and 5pm. The mobile site will be offering lateral flow tests for asymptomatic people and community collect for those wishing to do the tests at home.

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Non-essential shops to reopen across the borough

From Monday, 12 April, in line with government guidelines, non-essential retailers within The Lexicon and across the borough, will be reopening their doors for the first time in many months.

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Twice weekly rapid testing available to everyone

From Friday 9 April, everyone aged over 11 in Bracknell Forest will be able to access free, regular, rapid coronavirus testing to use twice a week, in line with the government’s announcement.

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Update from council leader - 7 April

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

He celebrates the opening of a new rapid testing site in Bracknell town centre, and urges residents to take part in the COVID-19 residents survey if contacted.