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Schools and online learning on 18 December

The majority of schools in Bracknell Forest will provide online learning on Friday 18 December.

This is so they can complete the bulk of essential contact tracing ahead of the Christmas bubble system coming into force.

Council offices

Update from council leader - 9 December

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

He encourages us to support local traders across the borough, and tells us about the new COVID-19 ambassadors.

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Recycle more this Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and we are reminding residents that there will be changes to waste and recycling collections over the festive period.

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COVID-19 outbreaks in Bracknell Forest schools

As we’re in the middle of a pandemic it is not unusual for school pupils to be asked to self-isolate as a result of being in close contact with someone who has tested positive.

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Garth Hill College COVID-19 update

Garth Hill College will remain closed on Monday 7 December and Tuesday 8 December following a COVID-19 outbreak, with online learning in place for all pupils.