News: January 2023

LGBT+ History Month

Bracknell Forest is proud to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender + (LGBT+) History Month this February. It can also be called LGBTQ+ History Month. The Q references the contributions of those defining themselves as Queer.
A rainbow Pride or Peace flag in a woodcut retro vintage style

Lighting ceremony in Bond Square

In honour of Holocaust Memorial Day, there will be a special candle lighting ceremony in Bond Square, The Lexicon, on Friday 27 January from 5:30pm.
Lit candles

Please help Anfisa and her adorable pups

Do you have space to host a Ukrainian guest? Are you a pet friendly household and would love more animals in your home? Do you know someone happy to accept a resident and her dogs? Are you a pet friendly landlord with a property available to rent?
Anfisa smiling at the camera with 4 Yorkshire Terriers

Bracknell Forest local plan moves towards adoption

Bracknell Forest Council has received the government planning inspectors' feedback on the draft local plan, which sets out where new homes, businesses and facilities could be located in the next 15 years.
Building site with house half constructed

Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is one of the most important celebrations of the year among East and Southeast Asian cultures.
The moon at knight

Creating Berkshire's coronation crown

Bracknell Forest Council and The Lexicon are working together to mark the historic occasion of The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III, by helping to create Berkshire’s largest coronation crown.
Photos of old people, young people a baby and a dog on a red background

Drop-in event for information on local financial support

With the current cost of living pressures increasing, we are working with the Department for Work and Pensions to offer a free information and guidance drop-in session on the range of local financial support available.
people going through bills with calculator

Emergency road closure – Downshire Way

Due to a significant water leak, which requires emergency repair by South East Water, the westbound carriageway of the A322 Downshire Way will be closed from 9pm tonight, Friday 6 January.