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There is currently an issue which means that some council tax direct debits will be taken out early. Find out more about the council tax issue.

News: October 2021

Issue with direct debits for council tax

An issue has arisen with the direct debit payments for council tax. If you pay your council tax by direct debit on 20th of the month, regretfully, payments that were due to be taken on 20 October 2021 will be taken before this date on either 14 or 15 October.

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Quit smoking this Stoptober

Stoptober is back, encouraging smokers to stop smoking, get moving, start saving and breathe easier this October.

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Asian hornet in North Ascot

Bracknell Forest Council has been assisting the Animal, Plant and Health Agency (APHA) following a confirmed report of an Asian hornet in North Ascot.

Get walking for World Mental Health Day

This Sunday, 10 October is World Mental Health Day, a chance to raise awareness of mental health and encourage conversations on the importance of mental wellbeing.

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Help us test our new website

We need your help to make sure the website is easy to use and works well. You can do this by signing up for user testing. 

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Black History Month 2021

October is Black History Month, a great opportunity to honour the accomplishments and contributions of black Britons throughout our history, as well as in the present day.