News: September 2021

Fuel update

Our services, including green bin, blue bin and food waste collections and social care visits, remain unaffected by the current fuel situation. We have contingency plans for any possible refuelling difficulties are in place.

Bracknell Forest Council wins Digital Transformation award

Bracknell Forest Council, alongside five other Berkshire local authorities, has won the MJ award for Digital Transformation.

This award was for projects born out of the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) Smart City Programme and was received on 17 September.

Food waste recycling 6 months on

Six months on from the launch of the service in March 2021, crews have collected over 3,100 tonnes of food waste.

That’s the equivalent weight of 516 fully grown African elephants!

Upcoming changes to home care providers

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

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.