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News: April 2021

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Update from council leader - 28 April

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

He discusses the Bracknell Vegan Market at The Lexicon, and reminds residents to complete the COVID-19 impact survey if they are contacted.

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Update from council leader - 21 April

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

He urges residents to use Pharmacy Collect, a new service which makes sure that residents have easy access to free COVID-19 home testing kits.

The Duke of Edinburgh

The funeral of The Duke of Edinburgh

The ceremonial royal funeral of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh will take place at Windsor Castle at 3pm on Saturday 17 April.

While we appreciate that people may wish to pay their respects, the funeral will be held in private, within Windsor Castle.

With current COVID-19 guidance it has been requested that people do not gather outside the castle.

Polling station

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.

Lateral flow test

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.