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News: February 2021

Food waste trucks

Food waste collections have started

Caddies have been delivered and the trucks are ready to go.

Bracknell Forest residents are continuing the fight against climate change with weekly food waste collections.

Morgan Centre

Morgan Centre open for rapid testing during roadworks

From Monday 1 March 2021, the access route to the Lateral Flow Testing centre at the Morgan Centre, Crowthorne will be affected by planned roadworks. The centre will remain open for testing and diversion routes will be in place to make sure those with appointments can still gain access.

Time Square office building

Update from council leader - 24 February

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

This week he discusses the roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions in the UK, and the completion of the Braccan Walk youth hub.

Braccan Walk Youth Hub

New Braccan Walk youth hub complete

The transformation of Braccan Walk youth hub is now complete. What was once the ground floor of a car park has now been transformed into a modern and colourful youth centre for young people in Bracknell Forest.

Time Square and flagpole and flower beds

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.

Time Square

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.

Piggy bank and coins

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.