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Update from council leader - 14 July

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

He talks about the borough's efforts to vaccinate residents whilst sharing the latest guidance for those awaiting their second dose, and The Lexicon's summer reading event.
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Grab-a-jab in town centre extended after hundreds vaccinated

A grab-a-jab service set up in The Lexicon, Bracknell has been extended by an extra 5 days to allow more people to be vaccinated.

The COVID-19 vaccination pop-up clinic, located in Union Square (near to Primark), will be in place:

Wednesday 14 July to Saturday 17 July, between midday and 7pm
Sunday 18 July between midday and 5pm.
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Footprint summer activity at The Lexicon

With the summer holidays on the horizon, The Lexicon has launched a competition for local children to get involved in its summer events activity.
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Grab-a-jab in Bracknell town centre

Whether you’ll be shopping or visiting Bracknell’s town centre this Friday (9 July) to Monday (12 July), you’ll be able to 'grab-a-jab' on your travels and at your convenience.
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Update from council leader - 7 July

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

He encourages residents to get their first or second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, and he celebrates the progress being made towards the borough's carbon neutral objectives.
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Pest control measures at Jubilee Gardens

Jubilee Gardens will be closed for several weeks this summer, while pest control measures are put in place to deal with an increased number of rats observed at this location.
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Annual CO2 emissions statistics for UK released

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has just published the annual CO2e emissions for 2019. These represent the most recent and up to date estimations of greenhouse gas emissions.
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Digital Innovation Award winners

Bracknell Forest Council has won an award for Digital Innovation and Technology at the Association of Directors of Environment, Economy, Places and Transport (ADEPT) President’s Awards.
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COVID-19 vaccination walk-in service

If you are a Bracknell Forest resident aged 18 and over, you can get your first or second COVID-19 vaccination at our walk-in sites. This runs from Friday 25 June until Wednesday 30 June and you do not need to book.
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