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Town Mayor’s Charity Dinner

The first community event to be hosted in South Hill Park’s newly refurbished Coach House on Friday 1st March was Bracknell Town Mayor’s Charity Black Tie Dinner in aid of South Hill Park’s youth learning and participation programmes. “I am delighted this Charity Dinner has raised more than £5000 for the direct benefit of South … more

Bracknell Town Council maintains support for South Hill Park in budget

Bracknell Town Council approved its 2019/20 budget on 26 February. The grant support for South Hill Park will be maintained at £135,000 for the year, and a range of other community groups will also receive grants. The precept for the year will remain unchanged, as will the fees to the public for Council services. In … more

Stephen Hawking and female scientists feature in new street name bank

A list of potential names for new streets has been approved by Bracknell Town Council at its Full Council meeting on 26 February. The list includes the late Professor Stephen Hawking and scientists associated with his work and also important female scientists. Engineers, mapmakers and 19th and 20th century architects linked with Bracknell were also … more

History in the Making

Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham was pleased to welcome local historian Mr Andrew Radgick to Full Council on February 26th and to present to him the 640 page publication “Endings of WW1 in the European Homelands” which demonstrates in both words and photos how World War I ended and its repercussions in seven Leverkusen … more

Careers Springboard

Bracknell Town Mayor Sandra Ingham welcomed Springboard to Full Council on February 26th. Springboard career consultants gave a short but interesting presentation and answered councillors’ questions. Springboard meets every Friday 1.15pm to 4pm at  Bracknell Open Learning Centre. It is free to join and members receive advice, help and encouragement from the friendly team and other members. Bracknell … more

The High Sheriff’s Charity Gala

Bracknell Town Mayor Councillor Sandra Ingham yesterday supported The High Sheriff’s Charity Gala in support of the Berkshire Community Foundation and Mousetrap Theatre Projects which in turn support a myriad of charities.  Cllr Ingham enjoyed live performances from some of the world’s great musicals and The TS Windsor Castle Sea Cadets and members of the Honourable … more

Distinguished guests attending Mayors Celebration Dinner

We are delighted to welcome Bracknell Forest Mayor Cllr Alvin Finch and his guest to the Black Tie Charity Dinner on Friday 1st March. The dinner promises to be a tremendous occasion and we are honoured to have such distinguished guests including The Lord Lieutenant of Berkshire Mr James Puxley.  

Bracknell Town Mayors Charity Dinner tickets are sold out!

The first community event to be hosted in South Hill Park’s newly refurbished Coach House on Friday 1st March is Bracknell Town Mayor’s Charity Black Tie Dinner in aid of South Hill Park’s youth learning and participation programmes, specifically: 11/17, South Hill Park’s youth drop in sessions where young people aged 11-17 years enjoy hands-on … more

Twinning cements continued co-operation with Europe

Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham, as President of Bracknell Twinning Association, joined the Bracknell delegation at an EU funded weekend of reflection on the centenary of the end of World War I. The Lord Mayor of Leverkusen welcomed the Bracknell delegation, including a pupil from Easthampstead Park School, and representatives from Leverkusen’s twin towns … more

Wassail!

Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham  joined hikers for a one and a half hour walk prior to the start of the traditional Wassail at Jealott’s Hill Landshare on Sunday January 27th.  Wassail comes from the Norse phrase meaning ‘good health’. It involves a procession led by the Holly King and Oak King, singing, Morris … more

Braybrooke Community Nature and Fishing Club Success!

On the 11th September a new project commenced at Jean’s Pond at Braybrooke Recreation Ground. The Satellite Club in partnership with Bracknell Town Council, Garth Hill College and Rise at Garth Hill College, held a successful course guiding the community but mainly young people aged 11 to 24 towards an Angling Trust recognised qualification. The … more

Dynamic Sculpture Stolen

Part of the Swing, Skate and Star sculpture at The Elms Park, between Park Road and Warfield Road, Bracknell has been stolen. The sculpture was commissioned by Bracknell Town Council and designed by Lydia Karpinska marking the beginning of Bracknell Town Council in 1955 to the present day. Three figures were produced – a swinging … more

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