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Update from council leader - 12 October

Life has changed greatly over the past 6 months and the Prime Minister’s latest briefing on the tighter restrictions coming into force in parts of the country is a stark reminder that we cannot afford to be complacent, or we risk further changes here in Bracknell Forest.

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Securing Bracknell Forest’s business future

The Bracknell Forest Economic and Skills Development Partnership’s (ESDP) is inviting local businesses to attend an event to help shape the future of Bracknell Forest as a leading business economy with the Thames Valley region.

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Get involved with overview and scrutiny

Local residents and businesses are being encouraged by the council to have their say on matters important to them, by getting involved with the Overview and Scrutiny Commission.

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Bracknell Forest self-isolation payment scheme

Bracknell Forest residents, like others countrywide, must self-isolate if they test positive for COVID-19 or risk breaking a new law.

The new law came in to force on Monday 28 September.

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Black History Month

This October the UK celebrates Black History Month. The main aims of Black History Month are to celebrate the achievements and contributions of black people not just in the UK, but throughout the world.

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Quit smoking with new council service

Bracknell Forest council is pleased to announce its new smoking cessation service ‘Smoke Free Life Berkshire’, that launched this week in line with the national Stoptober campaign.

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Tesco fined £160,000 for out of date food

Tesco was convicted at Reading Magistrates’ Court on Friday 25 September 2020, after pleading guilty to having 46 food items on shelves at their store in Warfield, past their used by dates.