The death of John Nike OBE is very sad news; he was a true friend to Bracknell Town. Over many years, he gave huge support to many groups and organisations in Bracknell. Above all, he always took a real interest in their activities and their success. He will be greatly missed. Our thoughts are with … more
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Bracknell’s top gardeners were rewarded for their blooming efforts at a glittering gala evening on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016. This year’s Bracknell Your Gardens competition received over 120 garden and allotment entries across 12 categories. The competition encourages the local community to take part in Bracknell’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom campaign. The … more
10,000 Purple4Polio crocus corms were planted across Bracknell by The Rotary Club of Bracknell and Bracknell in Bloom with help from Bracknell schools and local volunteers. The crocuses were planted to raise awareness of Rotary International’s Purple4Polio nationwide initiative to rid the world of polio. Purple crocuses were planted to represent the purple dye placed … more
Two Bracknell parks scooped gold awards from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) earlier this month. Jocks Lane Park and South Hill Park won gold awards in the Parks and Open Spaces category of the Thames and Chilterns in Bloom campaign, a regional round of RHS Britain in Bloom. South Hill Park was also awarded an … more
The crowds came out for the final Summer of Fun 2016 family activity day. The event was held at North Lake Recreation Ground, South Hill Park on Wednesday, 31st August. There were lots of FREE activities to try out including: inflatables, circus skills, laser tag, climbing wall, crazy golf, football skills, balloon modelling, as well … more
Children got the chance to do lots of FREE outdoor activities at Bracknell Town Council’s first 2016 Summer of Fun event. The event held at Great Hollands Recreation Ground on Wednesday, 3rd August was a huge success thanks to everyone that helped and all those that came along to enjoy the fun! The fun continues … more
Thames and Chilterns in Bloom judges Kate Dagnall and Pete Thompson visited Bracknell last Friday (8th July 2016) to judge Jocks Lane Park and South Hill Park in the Parks and Open Spaces category. Results will be announced at the Thames and Chilterns in Bloom Awards Ceremony in Amersham on 15 September. More photos
Bracknell Town Council is hosting three of this year’s Summer of Fun FREE events with activities for all the family to enjoy. Activities to include inflatables, circus skills, laser tag, bird display, crazy golf, balloon modelling, Fusion bus, refreshments & much more! Come along and join us. All events run from 11am to 3pm Friday, … more
The bank slide at Hedgehog Park is now relocated and ready for use. Also, the hedgehog in the playground has been repaired.
Bracknell was awarded the accolade of ‘Town of the Year’ at an awards ceremony held last night (Thursday, 12 May) as part of the Thames Valley Property Awards. Bracknell beat off competition from other local areas to win the award. Judges were looking for a Thames Valley town and its management team which has implemented … more
The Splash Pad at Jocks Lane park and Paddling Pool at Great Hollands recreation ground will be open ready for the Spring Bank Holiday weekend at the end of May.