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Bracknell is now Clean for The Queen

200 bags of rubbish were collected on Saturday morning (12th March 2016) from nine litter picks across Bracknell. Bracknell Town Council organised the litter picks for the national Keep Britain Tidy and Country Life magazine Clean for The Queen campaign. The campaign’s aim is to clean up Britain in time for Her Majesty the Queen’s … more

30 new trees planted at North Lake, South Hill Park

Beech, oak, maple and alder trees will be enjoyed for generations to come thanks to two Old Bracknell Ward Councillors. Cllrs Iain McCracken and Peter Heydon used a portion of their Bracknell Forest Council Members’ Initiative Fund to have 30 trees planted in the North Lake area of South Hill Park, managed by Bracknell Town … more

BTC Granted Local Council Award

Bracknell Town Council have been awarded Foundation Status under the Local Council Award Scheme. The new Local Council Award Scheme has been designed to celebrate the successes of the very best local councils, and to provide a framework to support all local councils to improve and develop to meet their full potential. The scheme offers councils … more

GE Power & Water Volunteers Help at South Hill Park

Thank you to volunteers from GE Power & Water, Bracknell, who helped at South Hill Park yesterday, (Thursday, 19 November 2015). They installed orienteering markers and did rhododendron and laurel clearance in the pouring rain! Kath Moss, South Hill Park Manager, Bracknell Forest Council said: “Thanks to the GE Power & Water volunteers; I am … more

Deputy Town Mayor Attends Boehringer Ingelheim’s Ground Breaking Ceremony

Friday 13th may be unlucky for some but for Bracknell based pharmaceutical supplier, Boehringer Ingelheim, it marked the official commencement of construction works to expand their offices. The ground breaking ceremony in Ellesfield Avenue was attended by Deputy Town Mayor, Cllr Ash Merry and her Consort Cllr Mrs Isabel Mattick along with Boehringer Ingelheim’s UK … more

Community Fishing Event for Young People

14 young people learnt to fish over the half term holidays. Bracknell Town Council’s Environment Wardens Danny Williams and Mike Maughan organised the fishing day at Jean’s Pond, Braybrooke Recreation Ground in Garth, on Friday, 30th October. At the end of the day, all the children were presented with a certificate and Dennis Gorrie was … more

Bracknell Your Gardens 2015 Gala Evening

Bracknell’s top gardeners were rewarded for their blooming efforts at a glittering gala evening on Wednesday, 28th October 2015. Over 100 participants took part in this year’s Bracknell Your Gardens competition which encourages the local community to take part in Bracknell’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom campaign. The gala evening at Bracknell and … more

Bracknell in Bloom 2015 Thank You Breakfast

Grounds staff that helped Bracknell in Bloom win Gold were thanked for their hard work at a breakfast celebration. The Bracknell in Bloom committee served breakfast to staff from Bracknell Town Council, Bracknell Forest Homes, Bracknell Forest Council’s Parks and Countryside team, and operatives from Continental Landscapes Ltd, Bracknell Forest Council’s grounds maintenance and street … more

NALC Council Worker of the Year

Allan Moffat, our Recreational Facilities Manager, is the worthy national winner of the NALC Council Worker of the Year competition. Allan’s award reflects his key role for Bracknell Town Council in delivering the high standard of services provided and the many projects successfully completed this year. In addition, this award is due to Allan’s role in the … more

Bracknell Town Mayor Judges Marrowthon 2015

Saturday saw the annual staging and judging of Bracknell Horticultural Association’s (BHA) Marrowthon competition. Now in its fifth year, the event was held at Jock’s Lane Park for the first time, making transport of the giant vegetables much easier. The winning entry, a massive 275.4 pounds, was grown by Simon Ardron, beating the previous best … more

Little Acorns Nursery Gets New Play Equipment

Children and staff at Little Acorns Nursery in Priestwood are delighted with their new outdoor play area built by  Bracknell Town Council’s Grounds Team. Bracknell Forest’s Mayor, Cllr Dee Hamilton, opened the new play area on Friday. Bracknell Forest Councillor, Kirsten Miller, financed the project from her Bracknell Forest Council Members’ Initiative Fund.

Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare receive their Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Yesterday at Easthampstead Park, representatives from Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare received their Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service from James Puxley, Lord-Lieutenant of Berkshire. The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work in their communities. The awards were created in 2002 to … more

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