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News: September 2021

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Upgrading our website

We are currently upgrading our website using LocalGov Drupal, an open source collaboration between UK councils and Drupal developers.

As part of this work, we are moving content to our new site, making improvements as we go.

We’ve now made some sections of our new site live and available for you to use.

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Blue badge recommendations approved by Executive

Recommendations to make Bracknell Forest’s blue badge application process clearer, easier and more suitable for a wider range of people, were approved at the meeting of the council’s Executive on Tuesday 21 September. 

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Food waste recycling 6 months on

Thanks to residents, over 119 tonnes of food, coffee grounds, eggshells and more are being recycled every week in Bracknell Forest.

Upcoming changes to home care providers

In April 2022, Bracknell Forest Council will be starting a new contract for home care providers, to make sure the service is providing the best possible care and value.

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Update from council leader - 8 September

In his update, the council leader reflects on The Lexicon Bracknell Half Marathon, the return to school, and wishes a very happy birthday to Bracknell Library.

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Advice on back to school measures

Some of the major changes in regulation surrounding schools and what pupils, parents, and school staff can do to help keep schools safe.