News: March 2024

Bracknell Forest Community Covenant signing

Bracknell Forest Council reaffirmed its commitment to supporting the armed forces community by signing the Armed Forces Covenant on Tuesday 27 February jointly with the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.
Partners signing the covenant in the council chamber.

Police and Crime Commissioner election

A notice of election has been published so people living in Bracknell Forest can vote for their next Thames Valley Area Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) on Thursday 2 May.

Safety Valve agreement confirmed

The Department for Education (DfE) has confirmed it will enter into a Safety Valve agreement with Bracknell Forest Council, until the end of the 2029 to 2030 financial year.
Pair of hands using building blocks of different shapes and colours to build a home

Bracknell Forest Local Plan adopted

A new Local Plan for Bracknell Forest was adopted this week, setting out where new homes, businesses and facilities could be located in the next 15 years.
Solar panels on houses on a sunny day in England

Happy Easter

Sunday 31 March is Easter Sunday, a Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Wooden cross with sprigs of boxwood in heart-shaped, easter symbol of life

Update from the Leader - 19 March

Since the Household Support Fund began, we have distributed over £2.5 million to households experiencing financial hardship. The scheme will continue to run until 30 September 2024.
Cllr Mary Temperton, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council

Hola Mohalla 2024

The Sikh festival Hola Mohalla is an annual festival, maybe the biggest event of the Sikh calendar.
Orange and blue flags waving in the wind