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News: March 2018

Builder gets community order for unsafe roof and gas leak

Builder gets community order for unsafe roof and gas leak

Following investigation by the Public Protection Partnership (PPP) Trading Standards supported by the PPP Joint Case Management Unit, on 8 March 2018, Mr Kevin Carter of Jupiter Way, Wokingham, trading as Haughton Green Builders, pleaded guilty to one count of knowingly or recklessly engaging in a commercial practice that contravened the requirements of professional diligence contrary to the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008 when he appeared at Reading Crown Court.

Statement on Easthampstead Park Conference Centre

Vincent Paliczka, director or environment, culture and communities said:

“We are still looking at the future of Easthampstead Park Conference Centre, and options arising from the recent market testing exercise will be considered at the council’s executive meeting on 10 April.

“Part of this discussion may need to be held in private, which is not uncommon, due to the disclosure of confidential financial information relating to third parties.

New support for the borough’s vulnerable families

The borough’s vulnerable families will benefit from greater support from the council following the launch of a revolutionary new way of working to help families become stronger and better able to support their children.

HOUSE signs for The Lexicon

The Lexicon is delighted to announce that HOUSE, a truly unique homeware and kitchenware store, has chosen the town centre as the location to open its second store in the UK.

Bracknell Forest Council and Dogs for Good team with community dogs

Innovative partnership work showcased at Crufts

A ground breaking partnership which has helped Bracknell Forest’s vulnerable residents increase their independence was showcased at the world’s largest dog show, Crufts, on Friday 9 March, at the NEC Arena, Birmingham.


Bumblebee in the Jennett's Park wildflower meadow

New plan for local wildlife

We are inviting local residents to give their views on a new Biodiversity Action Plan for the borough.