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News: May 2021

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Topping out at Heathlands Health and Care home

Work on the new Heathlands Integrated Health and Care home reached a major milestone this week, as the last beam was put into place as part of the building’s topping out ceremony.

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Pride 2021

June is Pride month, a time dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ communities all around the world.

Time Square 26 May

Update from council leader - 26 May

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

He discusses the COVID-19 B.1.617.2 variant of concern, and the importance of continuing to test at home twice a week with lateral flow tests.

How to stay safe sexually and avoid STIs

Berkshire’s Public Health team has launched a new campaign to help educate people on why it’s essential to ‘stay safe sexually’ by avoiding STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections).

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Update from council leader - 19 May

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

He discusses the next step in the government's roadmap out of lockdown which began on Monday.

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Foster carers needed this Foster Care Fortnight

Did you know, in the UK a child comes into care in need of a foster family every 20 minutes?

In Bracknell Forest, there is a particular need for foster carers of teenagers, sibling groups and children with complex needs.