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Surge testing continues in Bracknell Forest

Thank you to all residents and people who work in GU47 0 who have come forward for surge testing already.

If you live or work in the GU47 0 area have not yet had a PCR test as part of the surge testing programme, the test sites will be open until Wednesday 30 June, and we urge these people to come forward.

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Digital Innovation Award winners

Bracknell Forest Council has won an award for Digital Innovation and Technology at the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Places and Transport (ADEPT) President’s Awards.

COVID vaccine

COVID-19 vaccination walk-in service

If you are a Bracknell Forest resident aged 18 and over, you can get your first or second COVID-19 vaccination at our walk-in sites.

This runs from Friday 25 June until Wednesday 30 June and you do not need to book.

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Gigabit broadband voucher scheme

The government has committed to working with providers to deliver fast, reliable broadband to everyone in the UK. If you are not included in current rollout plans, you can apply for a UK Gigabit voucher.

Bracknell Forest shows support for the Armed Forces

Armed Forces Day is the annual national campaign that gives everyone the opportunity to show their support for the armed forces, both past and present, including currently serving troops, service families, reservists, veterans and cadets.

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Update from council leader - 23 June

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

He urges everyone in GU47 0 to take part in enhanced testing and walk-in vaccinations.

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Eco Rewards scheme clocks up 100,000 green miles

The Eco Rewards scheme, designed to encourage greener forms of travel across the borough, has seen growing participation from students in trial schools, with 100,000 green miles reported since the scheme was introduced.

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Windrush Day 2021

This year marks the fourth national Windrush Day and 73 years since more than 500 Commonwealth citizens from the Caribbean, upon the request of the British Government, arrived at Tilbury Docks, Essex, to help rebuild Britain after World War II.