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Finchampstead and Wokingham Without’s weekly bin collection safe under the Conservatives

After much speculation, our Conservatives on Wokingham Borough Council announced that they had heard the views of residents, and will keep weekly bin collection, despite severe financial pressures. The decision follows market research undertaken by the Council to gain an understanding of residents’ views on collection of household waste. Of the residents who took part in the research, […]

March 24th, 2017  |  Published in Association, Ward news


Volunteers are the key

Our councillors are developing a new way of delivering the borough’s library service. Despite financial pressures, all nine libraries will be kept open and the opening hours in some libraries will even be extended. This new transformation programme is the culmination of a nine month review process. New technology, such as self-service kiosks and technology assisted opening, […]

March 23rd, 2017  |  Published in Association


Have your say on Heathrow expansion

On 25 October 2016 the government announced its support for a new northwest runway at Heathrow. Your views are being sought on the draft Airports National Policy Statement. The potential expansion of Heathrow would have an impact on local communities and the government has announced a package of measures to support people living near the airport. […]

March 22nd, 2017  |  Published in Association


Coral Reef Waterworld to be exciting and state of the art!

They’re here, our brilliant, new, state-of the art waterslides!  The sections have been shipped over from the Van Egdom factory in the Netherlands. The sections are now being  put together and installed so that they will be ready to thrill and amaze visitors when we reopen this summer. The five new slides will feature a […]

March 21st, 2017  |  Published in Association


License to thrill!

This year our Bracknell Town Mayor and Bracknell Forest Mayor join forces to present a Black Tie Charity Gala Dinner which will take place at the Coppid Beech Hotel on 22 April, 6.30 pm to late . To book your tickets call Customer Services on 01344 352000.

March 20th, 2017  |  Published in Association


New town centre will create 3500 jobs

Opening on 7 September, the Lexicon Bracknell will provide a new social and cultural heart for Bracknell, creating 3,500 new jobs for local people across retail, hospitality and security sectors. Places are being snapped up in Bracknell’s retail/leisure careers fairs so  apply now for the June 7th employment pathway fair held at The Grange Hotel, Bracknell, where you can learn more […]

March 17th, 2017  |  Published in Association


A budget for a stronger, fairer future

The Budget announced by the Conservative Government helps us make the most of the opportunities that lie ahead. It keeps our economy strong as we begin to leave the EU by continuing to reduce our deficit, control public spending and grow our economy. Please read the attached leaflet.

March 11th, 2017  |  Published in Association


Budget 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond presented a Budget for the United Kingdom that helps us make the most of the opportunities that lie ahead. It’s a budget that keeps our economy strong as we begin to leave the EU, by continuing to control public spending. It gives people the skills they need to succeed, by investing an […]

March 8th, 2017  |  Published in Association, National


Housing Market White Paper is published

The Housing White Paper “Fixing our broken housing market” sets out the Government’s plans to reform the housing market and boost the supply of new homes. Some of the main items include the following: A tougher approach to developers who get planning permissions, then don’t build Action plan requirement for local planning authorities where delivery […]

March 8th, 2017  |  Published in Association


Phillip King OBE passed away 22 January 2017

Aged 58, Phillip King OBE passed away at 0300 on Sunday 22 January, surrounded by his family. Phillip King was elected as a Sandhurst Town and Borough councillor on 07 May 2015. Although he was a new councillor, he brought with him a wealth of knowledge from his many years of service in the Army […]

January 23rd, 2017  |  Published in Association, Ward news