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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

Re-opening of Kwik-fit

This October saw the grand reopening of Kwik Fit in Bracknell. The company has made a significant investment in the centre, and it has been fully refurbished from the garage floor up. Deputy Mayor of Bracknell Town, Councillor Ash Merry was in attendance to meet the team at the Bagshot Road branch and officially declare … more

South Hill Park blooms with gold award

One of the jewels in Bracknell Forest’s crown scooped a gold award from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) for its beautiful blooms earlier this month. South Hill Park won a Gold award in the Parks and Open Spaces category in the Thames and Chilterns in Bloom competition, a regional round of the RHS Britain in … more

Gold for Bracknell in Bloom and South Hill Park

Bracknell in Bloom is celebrating after winning a Gold medal and winning the Small City category in the Thames and Chilterns in Bloom competition, a regional round of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom campaign. South Hill Park won a Gold medal in the Parks and Open Spaces category, and Sandy Lane Primary School … more

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