Vulnerable residents are to receive help sooner thanks to the launch of a new ‘conversations’ model by Bracknell Forest Council’s adult social care team.
Like all other local authorities, Bracknell Forest Council is having to look very closely at how it funds its services owing to a significant reduction in government grants in recent years. This includes exploring suitable income generation projects.
Cllr Peter Heydon, executive member for transformation and finance, gives a statement on the future of Easthampstead Park Conference Centre.
Bracknell Forest is the third most forested area in the country and we are consulting on a new strategy that aims to preserve this special forest heritage.
The Bracknell Forest Tree Strategy describes how we will approach the management of trees, hedgerows, orchards and woodland in the borough over the next few years.
On Saturday evening the Forest Snow Queen led a procession through the avenues of The Lexicon, lighting 135,000 lights to mark the start of Christmas at The Lexicon.
South East Water is due to carry out some maintenance on the Bracknell water network from today (Monday 20 November). The work is due to last around a week.
The reason for carrying out this routine work is to help maintain the quality of the drinking water supply.
The Lexicon has today (16 November) released footfall figures for the first 9 weeks since its opening on 7 September 2017.
The Lexicon’s Christmas celebrations commence on Saturday 18 November 2017, at 3pm when entertainers such as Santa’s Hula Hoop Girls, Jester Contact Jugglers, Gold Belles Stilt Walkers and the Acrobatic Elves will be performing throughout the town centre.
The NHS and Bracknell Forest Council are gearing up to help people stay well this winter and to manage the extra pressure on services that the cold weather brings.
Residents claiming housing benefit or local council tax discount can now do so online, thanks to the launch of BFC My Benefits.