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Orchard Queen Bianca with her companions

Ensuring a good apple harvest

Around 50 people gathered at Lily Hill Park last Saturday evening to take part in a traditional orchard Wassail.

Festive fun at Bracknell parks

Families got into the festive spirit when they took part in treasure hunts at South Hill Park and Lily Hill Park in the run up to Christmas.

Let’s talk turkey

Did you know two thirds of UK households choose to have roast turkey for their main Christmas meal?

An early morning cyclist in Swinley Forest by Ian Harvey Brown

Photographers ‘snap’ their favourite green spaces

An atmospheric photo of Swinley Forest has achieved the top spot in this year’s Bracknell Forest Parks Photographic Competition.

The photo was taken by Ian Harvey-Brown who lives in Harmans Water and features a cyclist riding through Swinley Forest in the early morning.

Everyone Active logo

Leisure services partnership announced

Bracknell Forest Council will enter into a partnership with external leisure management company Everyone Active, who will take over the day-to-day running of Bracknell Leisure Centre, Coral Reef Waterworld and Downshire Golf Complex.

Using a phone in front of tree

Christmas opening times – 22 December 2017 to 2 January 2018

Over Christmas and New Year we will be running amended opening hours for our phone lines and our Time Square office on Market Street. 

We will be closed on Christmas day, Boxing day and New Year's day.  View our timetable for opening hours on other days.

Budget consultation 2018 to 2019

Bracknell Forest Council will consider draft proposals for its 2018 to 2019 budget next week at a meeting of the council’s executive.