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Support available for drug or alcohol addiction

Bracknell Forest residents who are concerned about the amount of alcohol they are drinking or an addiction to drugs can get support via New Hope during the coronavirus pandemic.

New Hope provides a friendly, free and confidential service to anybody who is seeking help with a drug or alcohol addiction. 

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An update from the council Leader

In this week’s update from the Leader of the council, the Community Mental Health Teams are thanked for their work and some of the changes to schools and the drug and alcohol service are described.

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Bracknell Forest remembers

Bracknell Forest residents are invited to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (VE Day).

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Using parks and open spaces responsibly

The parks and countryside service want residents to enjoy their time outdoors. They are sharing information about using parks and open spaces responsibly and in line with social distancing guidelines.

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Mobile testing unit for pre-booked COVID-19 tests

A COVID-19 mobile testing unit for pre-booked tests will be located in the car park of Easthampstead House (access via The Ring, Weather Way in the town centre) between 10:30am and 4:30pm on:

  • Monday 4 May
  • Tuesday 5 May
  • Wednesday 6 May