Posts in Local council

Lights on at Coral Reef junction

Traffic lights have been turned on at Coral Reef junction. The £3.2m project is part of work on a series of highway junctions in Bracknell Forest, to improve capacity ahead of town centre opening in spring 2017. “This has been the most ambitious project, with the conversion of the roundabout into a junction”, said Cllr […]

May 12th, 2016  |  Published in Association, Local council

Binfield Neighbourhood Plan now in force

Binfield Neighbourhood Plan is now in force. Congratulations to Binfield Parish Council and to all those residents who took part in its creation as well as the three Binfield Borough Councillors for their active and valuable involvement.

May 9th, 2016  |  Published in Local council, Ward news

Wokingham Council elections results – 5 May 2016

  The make up of Wokingham Borough Council is now: Conservatives – 48 Liberal Democrats – 5 Labour – 1   The results of the Wokingham Borough Council election on Thursday 5 May 2016 are: Finchampstead North Ward Name Party Number of votes BARRACLOUGH, Stephen Robert Labour Party 182 DOYLE, Martin Colin Liberal Democrat 182 FOSS, Martyn Graeme Green Party 135 […]

May 6th, 2016  |  Published in Campaign, Local council

Wokingham Elections May 5th 2016 – Conservative candidates

Meet our three Conservative candidates for the Wokingham Council local elections.   Pauline Helliar-Symons – Wokingham Without Pauline is a double graduate in history, was a Deputy Head in a Berkshire Comprehensive school, and now works as an auditor for the Investors in People good business award. She has lived in Wokingham Without for 31 years […]

May 3rd, 2016  |  Published in Campaign, Local council

Settling into the governance and protocols of Council life

I still bear the invisible title of ‘newbie’ or newly elected member but I can proudly say I am settling into the governance and protocols of Council life. My favourite committee is still Borough Planning where we make democratic decisions that have an immediate impact on the lives of our residents. There is a health […]

December 15th, 2015  |  Published in Local council, Ward news

Bracknell Forest borough election results 2015

It was almost a full-house for the Conservatives in the Bracknell Forest 2015 elections – with the Conservatives winning 41 of the 42 seats in the borough council elections. See full results here.

May 9th, 2015  |  Published in Campaign, Local council

Bracknell Forest Council Conservative Election Manifesto 2015

Your local Conservatives are proud to present our election manifesto. With our proven track record of delivering high quality affordable services you know what we promise we deliver. All our promises are focused on making sure Bracknell Forest stays a great place to live, work and play. We will: Keep Council Tax low and manage […]

April 5th, 2015  |  Published in Campaign, Local council

Coral Reef (Waterworld) gets major makeover

Since we opened its doors 25 years ago our fantastic Coral Reef Waterworld attraction has welcomed more than 10 million fun seekers through its doors. To mark its next 25 years we are planning an exciting £11.4m makeover which includes two fabulous new flumes – the first of their kind in the UK. In addition […]

March 6th, 2015  |  Published in Local council

Delivering more with less

Only the Conservatives can provide good financial management. Everything we do is costed and planned carefully. If we borrow, it is against our known income. We keep some money in reserve, for those unexpected events. In 2015/16 the council has budgeted to spend £83.2m. The main areas of spend are: Learning disability support £13.4m Older […]

March 5th, 2015  |  Published in Local council

Resident Survey: Residents enjoy living in Bracknell Forest

Bracknell Forest residents agree the borough is a great place to live; they get on well with their neighbours. They are satisfied with the way the council runs things and can influence decisions, says the latest residents’ survey. More than 1,800 people from across Bracknell Forest were asked about life in the borough and what […]

March 5th, 2015  |  Published in Local council, Press release