News: May 2021

Have your say on national highways and transport

Residents are being asked to share their views on highways and transport services in Bracknell Forest, thanks to the National Highways and Transport Public Satisfaction survey.

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Pride 2021

June is Pride month, a time dedicated to celebrating LGBTQ+ communities all around the world.
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Pride flags

Topping out at Heathlands Health and Care home

Work on the new Heathlands Integrated Health and Care home reached a major milestone this week, as the last beam was put into place as part of the building’s topping out ceremony.
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Update from council leader - 26 May

Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.

He discusses the COVID-19 B.1.617.2 variant of concern, and the importance of continuing to test at home twice a week with lateral flow tests.
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Time Square - 2 June

How to stay safe sexually and avoid STIs

Berkshire’s Public Health team has launched a new campaign to help educate people on why it’s essential to ‘stay safe sexually’ by avoiding STIs (Sexually Transmitted Infections) and in particular, HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus).
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Update from council leader - 19 May

Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.

He discusses the next step in the government's roadmap out of lockdown which began on Monday.
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Time Square - 2 June

Update from council leader - 12 May

Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.

He discusses the next step in the Government's roadmap out of lockdown, and encourages residents to take part in regular asymptomatic testing.
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Get back to nature for Mental Health Week

This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week (10 to 16 May). We are encouraging you to embrace this year’s theme of nature by going out and taking part in our ‘get back to nature’ photo competition.
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Changes to rapid testing in Bracknell Forest

As restrictions start to ease and community groups prepare to meet again community centres will be opening their doors to welcome their regular groups and events. This will mean that a number of rapid testing centres will be closing.
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