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Synthetic Pitch at Birch Hill

Bracknell Town Council is delighted to announce they have finished the project at Birch Hill Recreation Ground to replace the synthetic carpet. The surface has been replaced with a Tiger Turf Evo pro surface. The Tiger Turf artificial grass is an exceptional turf for hockey fields and, being a versatile synthetic playing surface, is also … more

HM The Queen Visits The Lexicon

Friday 19th October was a historic day for Bracknell residents as Her Majesty The Queen visited The Lexicon town centre and unveiled a plaque to commemorate the first anniversary of our newly transformed town centre. Two pupils from each of our Bracknell schools had the honour of attending this event and two pupils from Birch … more

Royal Visit

“We are proud and delighted that Her Majesty The Queen is visiting the newly transformed town centre on Friday 19 October to commemorate the first anniversary of The Lexicon,” says Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham. For more information visit Bracknell Forest Council website: https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/guide-to-her-majesty-the-queens-visit.pdf and https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/map-of-the-lexicon-with-barriers-and-viewing-areas.pdf  

Competition Winners

Bracknell Town Council held a creative writing and artwork competition in memory of WW1 across schools in Bracknell. We were thrilled with the amount of entries we received for both the writing and artwork competitions, however the amount of talent portrayed by our Bracknell Students made the judging extremely difficult. We are pleased to announce … more

Battles Over – A Nations Tribute

Bracknell Town Council would like to mark the centenary of the end of WWI by hosting a family event with free entry to bring the community together.  We aim to educate, remember the fallen soldiers of Bracknell, and create a lasting impression of the experiences of war that has shaped our present day.   In partnership … more

Nurses that make a Difference

Macmillan Nurses have helped millions affected by Cancer.   This is why our Bracknell Town Mayor was pleased to support the Macmillan Coffee Morning at Jocks Lane, part of the World’s Biggest coffee morning, on Friday 28 September. “Macmillan nurses are a valued source of information, advice and support for cancer patients and their families and … more

30th Anniversary of Bracknell Ice Skating Club

Councillor Sandra Ingham, Town Mayor attending John Nike Ice Skating Rink which celebrated its 30th Anniversary on Friday 28th September. The rink held a Gala to celebrate showcasing some highly talented young ice skaters. The opening number ‘The Greatest Show’ set the scene and the closing performance to ‘This is Me’ said it all. In … more

Berkshire Vision AGM

Berkshire Vision is an independent local charity that aims to enable and support visually impaired people in Berkshire to live safely and independently and to enhance their quality of life. People are passionate about what they do at Berkshire Vision and all generations are supported with a complete range of services – that’s 2000 people … more

Bracknell in Bloom

Bracknell’s South Hill Park has scooped another gold award from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). This year Bracknell in Bloom submitted a total of five parks to the Parks and Open Spaces category and all won awards! Lily Hill Park, Mill Park and Jocks Lane Recreation Ground won Silver Gilt Awards and The Elms was … more

Finnish Folk Group visit Bracknell

Vellamo are a Finnish Folk Group who first visited Bracknell in 2016 for the 45th anniversary of the library building. The group returned to the town on 20th September and were greeted by Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham at the start of their performance at Bracknell Central Library. “It is fabulous that our Bracknell … more

The History of Bracknell Pop Up Museum

As part of the Lexicon’s first birthday celebrations The History of Bracknell Pop Up Museum was created in the foyer of Bracknell Town Council in the heart of the town centre. This was organised by Bracknell Forest Society Events Officer Gill Cheetham and the History Officer and local author Andrew Radgick. The museum was opened … more

Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare

Bracknell Town Council sits on the Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare Steering Group. Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham attended the Jealott’s Hill Community Landshare Annual General Meeting. Here she met with Alan Carr MBE, Chief Executive of The War Horse Memorial, toured the orchards, vineyards, sensory garden and also sampled some of the local produce … more

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