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New Recycling Service

In less than two months Bracknell Forest residents will be able to take advantage of a new food waste recycling scheme, as part of Bracknell Forest Council’s plans to help tackle climate change and reduce its impact on the environment. With collections starting from 1 March 2021, residents of houses will be able to recycle … more

Changes to the Television Grant Scheme

Following the BBC’s decision not to offer free licences to the over 75’s from 1st August 2020, Bracknell Town Council has reviewed its TV Grant criteria and the current scheme will close as of 31st December 2020 and the new scheme will start from 1st January 2021. As from 1st January 2021 to qualify for … more

Stay Well this Winter

Keeping yourself and your home warm will reduce your risk of becoming unwell this winter. Heating your home to at least 18 degrees is sufficient. Try using an electric blanket, or hot water bottle to stay warm in bed and try to eat at least one hot meal a day; eating regularly and staying hydrated … more

Lockdown Closures

By order of H.M. Government as part of the UK Coronavirus response, Bracknell Town Council has closed the tennis courts, basketball courts, skatepark, Astro Turf  and multi use games areas on its sites.  Additional all outdoor gym equipment has been taped off. The Council Offices will remain closed until further notice.  This is to help … more

Half Term Activity

Join in my Bracknell Buddies and design your own pumpkin over half term!  You can draw or make your own, use our colouring in sheet or carve a pumpkin with the help of a grown up.  Post a photo of your design to my Facebook page  and I will share my favourites!

Coffee Shops Hours of Opening

The coffee shop at Great Hollands pavilion will stay open until 8.00pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays as from 28th September. Takeaway service only, please adhere to social distancing guidelines. Monday 11.00 – 20.00 Tuesday 11.00 – 17.00 Wednesday 11.00 – 20.00 Thursday 11.00 – 20.00 Friday 11.00 – 17.00 Weekends 11.00 – 17.00 Jocks … more

Volunteering Opportunity at Citizens Advice Bracknell & District

Do you have a few hours a week spare? Would you like to help our clients deal with issues such as benefits, debt, housing and employment? Then why not contact us. We’re looking for new volunteers to join our team at Bracknell. What will you do? You’ll talk to clients over the phone, using email, … more

Bracknell Matters

Our first electronic version of Bracknell Matters can be viewed from the top right hand corner of our home page.  We will still be delivering one edition per year, but if you would like to be sent the electronic editions please send you name and email address to

Bracknell Buddies

Would you like to become a Bracknell Buddy? It’s a fun way to be involved in the community by taking part in challenges, do good deeds and enter competitions. Please email to take part.

Mayor’s Rock Online Festival

Celebrate local talent by watching videos of incredible local acts, including music, dance and musical theatre in aid of the Town Mayor’s Charity, Involve. The event will be held via the Mayor’s Facebook page on Friday 28th August from 6.00pm. Come join in the fun!

Town Mayor’s Park Challenge

Why not have a go at the Town Mayor’s Park Challenge during the school holidays? Did you know there are 34 green spaces and parks across Bracknell Town?  To complete this challenge you need to visit, walk or cycle to each green space and find the missing words and dates to fill in the sentences. … more

Play Area Update

We are happy to announce that some of our play areas will be re-opening on Saturday 4th July: Braybrooke Recreation Ground Jocks Lane Recreation Ground The Elms Calfridus Way Harmans Water Great Hollands Recreation Ground Mill Park – all areas Threshfields Birch Hill Central – Hedgehog Park Jurassic Park For the safety of everyone, please … more

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