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Disability Pride Month 2021

July is Disability Pride Month, an international, annual event which celebrates disabled people and the diversity of our community.

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Update from council leader - 14 July

Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.

He talks about the borough's efforts to vaccinate residents whilst sharing the latest guidance for those awaiting their second dose, and The Lexicon's summer reading event.

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Grab-a-jab in town centre extended after hundreds vaccinated

A grab-a-jab service set up in The Lexicon, Bracknell has been extended by an extra 5 days to allow more people to be vaccinated.

The COVID-19 vaccination pop-up clinic, located in Union Square (near to Primark), will be in place:

  • Wednesday 14 July to Saturday 17 July, between midday and 7pm
  • Sunday 18 July between midday and 5pm.
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Footprint summer activity at The Lexicon

With the summer holidays on the horizon, The Lexicon has today launched a competition for local children to get involved in its summer events activity.

Leader update on 7 July

Update from council leader - 7 July

Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.

He encourages residents to get their first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and he celebrates the progress being made towards the borough's carbon neutral objectives.

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Grab-a-jab in Bracknell town centre

Whether you’ll be shopping or visiting Bracknell’s town centre this Friday (9 July) to Monday (12 July), you’ll be able to 'grab-a-jab' on your travels and at your convenience.

A COVID-19 vaccination pop-up unit will be situated in Union Square (near to Primark) over the course of the 4 days, between the hours of 12pm and 7pm. Vaccinators will be on hand to vaccinate anyone over the age of 18, yet to receive their first vaccine.

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Pest control measures at Jubilee Gardens

Please be aware that Jubilee Gardens will be closed for several weeks this summer, while pest control measures are put in place to deal with an increased number of rats observed at this location.