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Bracknell Forest to move to tier 4

Following the Government announcement this afternoon, Bracknell Forest will move into tier 4 from tomorrow, Sunday 20 December.

Cllr Michael Gbadebo and other Councillors handing out free COVID packs

Free COVID packs given out in Crowthorne

To help keep shoppers safe in the run up to Christmas, the council had a number of people out and about in Crowthorne last week to offer COVID-19 support and advice.

people standing far apart

Bracknell Forest placed in Tier 3

Due to a significant rise in the number of positive COVID-19 cases within the borough, Bracknell Forest has been placed in tier 3 ‘very high’ risk.   

Tier 3 restrictions will come into force on Saturday 19 December.   

Time Square

Update from council leader - 16 December

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

He thanks school across the borough for keeping pupils as safe as possible, and reminds us of the new food waste service launching next year.

Snowy South Hill Park

COVID Winter Grant launched

We have launched the COVID Winter Grant Scheme.

The grant can help towards:

  • food
  • gas bills
  • electricity bills
Person on park bench

Local photographers share their amazing snaps

The winning photos have been chosen in this year’s Bracknell Forest photo competition. 

This year, we asked local amateur photographers to share how they’re staying safe and inspired.