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Merger of College Town schools gets go ahead

The amalgamation of College Town Infant and Junior schools was approved on Friday (16 February) after more than 70% of respondents agreed with the plan to join the 2 schools to benefit pupils’ education.


Weddings at Easthampstead Park Conference Centre

There is misinformation circulating this morning in the Bracknell News regarding weddings at Easthampstead Park Conference Centre so we'd like to confirm that wedding bookings at Easthampstead Park Conference Centre will go ahead as planned.

Budget proposals 2018/19

Bracknell Forest Council’s decision making Executive will consider proposals for the council’s 2018/19 budget at its meeting this evening (Tuesday 13 February).

Blue recycling bins

You can now recycle more than ever from your home

re3, the waste management partnership for Bracknell Forest, Reading and Wokingham Borough councils is pleased to announce a significant enhancement to the recycling collection service for its residents.

Household plastic pots, tubs, trays, clean foil, foil trays and food or drink cartons are now accepted as part of the kerbside recycling collections. 

John Half Marathon runner

111 half marathons for John

Running his 111th race on Sunday, 13 May will be John Stafford, who is hoping to claim a place in the top three of the over 60s category at The Lexicon Bracknell Half Marathon.

Wellbeing wheel

Help Yourself to all Bracknell Forest has to offer

Local community groups and voluntary organisations have come together in partnership with the council to create Bracknell Forest Help Yourself, an innovative community website that everyone can use to help them stay fit, healthy and connected to their community.

Person swimming

Transferring your details to Everyone Active

Ahead of the leisure partnership with Everyone Active which will begin on 1 March, Bracknell Forest Council will need to provide Everyone Active with access to our membership database in order to ensure the centres continue to run smoothly and all current memberships continue.

The Lexicon

Skechers and Whittard sign for The Lexicon

The Lexicon is delighted to announce that Skechers and Whittard of Chelsea are the latest retailers to sign-up for the town centre.

Award winning lifestyle and performance footwear favourite Skechers, will open on Braccan Walk between Beauty Base and Office in the coming months.