This year marks the fourth national Windrush Day and 73 years since more than 500 Commonwealth citizens from the Caribbean, upon the request of the British Government, arrived at Tilbury Docks, Essex, to help rebuild Britain after World War II.
Additional COVID-19 vaccination appointments are being put in place to help reduce the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant in the GU47 0 postcode area of Bracknell Forest
Bracknell Forest Adult and Community Learning is launching a wide range of courses and workshops for adults this August ahead of its full programme starting in the autumn.
Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.
He urges residents living in Sandhurst within the GU47 0 postcode to take part in surge testing to reduce the spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19.
Surge testing will start in the GU47 0 postcode area of Bracknell Forest today (Wednesday 16 June), to help try and reduce the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant locally.
The council is urging residents over the age of 11 (year 7) who are living or working in the GU47 0 postcode area to come forward for a COVID-19 PCR test between 16 and 30 June, provided they are not showing symptoms.
As part of the council’s recovery plan for children’s education, we have joined forces with The Dollywood Foundation to bring Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to an estimated 450 eligible children in Bracknell Forest.
We are working with Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care to carry out surge testing.
This will be in:
- the GU47 0 area of Bracknell Forest
- from Wednesday 16 June to Wednesday 30 June
Bracknell Forest Council has officially requested that surge testing is deployed across specific parts of the borough given the rising rate of Delta variant COVID-19 cases.
We have submitted a formal request to start surge testing as soon as practically possible to help try and reduce the spread.
Over 5 tonnes of electrical items and clothing were collected at last month’s recycling day, held at the John Nike Stadium at Bracknell Leisure Centre on Saturday, 22 May.
Parliamentary constituencies are set to change. The independent Boundary Commission for England (BCE) is redrawing the map of Parliamentary constituency boundaries.