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Update from council leader - 6 January

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

He reminds us that we are in a national lockdown and that we must all stay at home and follow the rules to protect your family, your friends and our borough.

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Schools update

As per the government’s announcement, all Bracknell Forest schools will be closed for face-to-face learning from Tuesday 5 January.

Online learning will be made available to pupils.

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Tribute to James (Jim) Finnie

It is with great fondness that we remember the life and contribution of James (Jim) Finnie - a Freeman of the Borough.

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Update on Bracknell Forest primary schools

As per the government’s announcement, all Bracknell Forest schools will be closed for face-to-face learning from Tuesday 5 January. Online learning will be made available to pupils.

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Return to school update - 30 December

Following this afternoons announcement by Secretary of State for Education, Gavin Williamson, we can confirm that all Bracknell Forest primary schools will return the week starting 4 January 2021.

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Update from council leader - 30 December

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

This week he wishes us a happy New Year, and reminds us to stay inside and celebrate with our household or support bubble.

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Dr Ani's message about soaring COVID-19 cases

Dr Aniruddh Shenoy who is working with our shared public health team has asked people to “Imagine having to make that phone call, the one to tell relatives that there is no hope, the end is near".

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105 year old resident thanks NHS for vaccine

Sandhurst resident and community volunteer, 105-year-old Margaret Schaap, has spoken of her heartfelt thanks for the NHS after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine through a GP-led service in Bracknell.