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John Nike OBE passed away aged 81

John Nike OBE passed away at the age of 81 on December 25 at the Royal Berkshire Hospital with his wife Sue by his side. “It is with sadness that I have to announce that my husband John died peacefully on Christmas Day,” said Sue. Dr Phillip Lee (MP for Bracknell) I was deeply saddened […]

December 29th, 2016  |  Published in Association, Press release


Theresa May’s vision for Britain post Brexit

Our vision of a country that works for everyone. Our society should work for everyone, but if you can’t afford to get onto the property ladder, or your child is stuck in a bad school, it doesn’t feel like it’s working for you. Our economy should work for everyone, but if your pay has stagnated for […]

October 6th, 2016  |  Published in Association, National, Press release


Schools Minister praises progress made by Brakenhale Academy

The first non-faith school in Bracknell to achieve Academy status, the Brakenhale Academy, welcomed Schools Minister Nick Gibb MP on 20th September for a tour of the facility. Accompanied by local MP, Dr Phillip Lee, Mr Gibb was shown around the school by head teacher Jane Coley.  Ms Coley, who took over the role in […]

September 28th, 2016  |  Published in Agent's blog, Press release


New MUGA in Finchampstead is officially opened

On Thursday August 25 the new Multi-Use Games Area (MUGA) on the Gorse Ride playing field (behind the FBC Centre) was officially opened by Wokingham Borough Deputy Mayor Cllr Rob Stanton. The MUGA has been built thanks to £176,000 funding from Wokingham Borough Council (most of this money is from Section 106 funding – paid to […]

September 4th, 2016  |  Published in Press release, Ward news


Bracknell MP holds Brexit talks

Bracknell’s MP, Dr Phillip Lee, has been meeting with local businesses over the past three weeks to discuss with them the ramifications of Britain’s exit from the EU. The area is the home to almost 30 corporate headquarters, meaning that the decision to leave will affect many of the constituency’s biggest employers. Speaking about his […]

July 23rd, 2016  |  Published in Agent's blog, Association, Press release


Family friendly festival comes to Dinton Pastures next weekend

People will be heading to Dinton Pastures Country Park in Hurst next weekend to enjoy the delights of the family-friendly Marvellous – The Tribute Festival taking place from Friday (July 22) evening until Sunday (July 24). The event features a variety of world class tribute artists playing music inspired by Ed Sheeran, T-Rex, Bruno Mars, […]

July 16th, 2016  |  Published in Association, Press release, Ward news


Are you watching, Roy?

Bracknell MP, Dr Phillip Lee, made a late bid to catch the eye of England football coach Roy Hodgson at the weekend whist attending the St Margaret Clitherow Summer Fayre in Hanworth. The Fayre, which helped to celebrate the school’s 40th birthday, included a range of stalls as well as performances from the pupils and […]

June 20th, 2016  |  Published in Agent's blog, Press release


Agreement reached on broadband upgrade at The Parks

The prospect of all residents at The Parks housing development having access to Broadband fit for the 21st century has moved a bit closer.  This comes as the result of an offer by the estate’s developer, Taylor Wimpey, to fund improvements to two of BT’s broadband cabinets that serve the area. The announcement was made […]

May 23rd, 2016  |  Published in Agent's blog, Press release


Bracknell MP organises LOCAL EU Referendum debate

The debate, which is free to attend and has been specifically designed for those who are undecided as to which way they will vote in the Referendum, will be held at the Christopher Lee Theatre, Wellington College on Friday June 3rd 19.30 -21.30. Dr Lee said: “Although many people in the Bracknell constituency have already […]

May 20th, 2016  |  Published in Agent's blog, Association, Press release


Hanworth and Birch Hill Winter Fair a resounding success

Micro-businesses and community groups came together on Saturday 14th November to make the first Hanworth and Birch Hill Winter Fair a resounding success. The fair, organised by local councillors, brought together local businesses selling a range of products that ranged from home-baked cakes to puppets. It also included Representatives from Bracknell Town Football Club, who […]

December 1st, 2015  |  Published in Press release, Ward news