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Horseshoe Lake set to benefit from revamp

Horseshoe Lake is set to benefit from a number of simple upgrades which will focus on improving facilities for users, while enhancing the natural character of the site.

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Taking steps to reduce rough sleepers

Bracknell Forest Council has today welcomed the national focus on reducing rough sleepers, which shines the spotlight on how authorities are working to address the issue.

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Next milestones for Heathlands care home

Work to redevelop the former Heathlands care home has reached a further milestone after the council’s decision-making executive approved the funding, service model and building contractor for the project.

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PAW Patrol - the meeting of two mayors

With a new Mayor in town for February half term, Cllr Pauline McKenzie, Mayor of the Borough of Bracknell Forest, visited The Lexicon for a different kind of meet and greet earlier this week.

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Green travel trial in Bracknell

Two secondary schools in Bracknell Forest have been chosen to trial a new scheme which aims to encourage pupils to make green travel choices.

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A322 Downshire Way due to re-open 22 February

Following the closure of the A322 Downshire Way which has been in place since Wednesday, 20 February, South East Water has confirmed the road will be safe to use from 22 February. The road is therefore due to re-open at around 6am on Saturday, 22 February.


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Family Safeguarding Model praised by Minister

The achievements of the Bracknell Forest family safeguarding team have been recognised by Michelle Donelan MP, Minister for Children and Families, and Isabelle Trowler, Chief Social Worker for Children and Families, for its success in supporting local families using the family safeguarding model.