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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

Bracknell Town Mayor’s Charity

Councillor Michael Titheridge was elected as Bracknell Town Mayor on 12th May 2020. Each new Mayor selects a charity to support throughout their Mayoral year. “My wife Sally and I decided to support Involve as for a long time I have been aware of how they help and provide support small local charities and groups. … more

Our Cafe’s are Re-opening

Our Cafe’s at Great Hollands Recreation Ground and Jocks Lane are now open for takeaway between 11am and 4pm daily.  Take away drinks, wrapped sweets and wrapped ice lollies will be available. .  Please follow the guidelines to ensure it is safe for everyone. Please follow the signs and floor markings, use the correct entrance … more

Be Wildfire Aware

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is urging residents to take care in woodland to reduce the chance of a wildfire. Please see attached poster for details.

Save Water this Summer

When it’s hot and with more people at home water use has increased.  Small changes, like leaving your lawn to go brown and not washing the car, can make a huge difference.  Water is precious, whatever the weather. Thank you for being a water saving hero. More water saving tips are at

Nesting Crows at Great Hollands Rec

Crows are nesting in the trees in the wooded area near the recycling bins. Wild birds sometimes swoop unprovoked at people to protect their nests during May, June and July. Try to avoid the nesting sites until August if possible. If you cannot avoid the area try wearing a hat or carry an umbrella as … more

Please do not use our playgrounds

Our playgrounds are still closed, please do not use them for the safety of your children.  Police action could be taken against you if you use facilities that are still closed.

Crayfish at North Lake

We are aware of the crayfish at North Lake and are waiting for a licensed trapper and guidance from the Environment Agency.  Please DO NOT take the crayfish out of North Lake.  There are a lot of rules around catching them some of which are detailed below: Native crayfish are a protected species.  They are … more

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