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UK General Election 8th June 2017

We need a General Election now to secure the strong and stable leadership the country needs to see us through Brexit and beyond. A General Election now will strengthen our negotiating hand in Europe. It is the only way to ensure we have strong leadership, certainty and stability for a full five years, not just […]

April 24th, 2017  |  Published in Association, Campaign, National


Why we need a General Election

We need an election now to secure the strong and stable leadership the country needs to see us through Brexit and beyond. The choice is between strong and stable leadership in the national interest with Theresa May and the Conservatives – or weak unstable coalition government led by Jeremy Corbyn. Listen to the Prime Minister’s […]

April 18th, 2017  |  Published in Association


Bracknell shortlisted for Town of the Year

Bracknell is shortlisted in the Town of the Year category as part of the Thames Valley Property Awards. Our Conservative led Borough Council has delivered on its key manifesto commitment to deliver a new town centre which will open on 7 September. Conservative Cllr Marc Brunel-Walker, executive member for economic development and regeneration said: “It’s great […]

April 18th, 2017  |  Published in Association


Promoting health and well-being with a new nature trail and balance beam

The Mayor of Bracknell Forest Cllr Tony Virgo recently opened a new balance beam and nature trail at South Hill Park.  The balance beam is the length of the tallest tree in South Hill Park, a Wellingtonia, 30 metres long and there are 16 wooden and metal wildlife sculptures.  Conservative Cllr Iain McCracken, executive member for […]

April 17th, 2017  |  Published in Association


One of the best speeches ever had in Finchampstead!

A hundred guests attended the Finchampstead Annual Dinner, held at East Berkshire Golf Club, with two guest MPs: Bracknell Member Dr Phillip Lee MP and guest speaker Jacob Rees – Mogg MP for North Somerset. Jacob Rees Mogg, an accomplished public speaker, delivered an interesting speech with wisdom and a keen sense of humour. He […]

April 2nd, 2017  |  Published in Association


Today we formally begin the process of leaving the European Union

“This is a moment for our country to come together and to forge a new partnership with Europe and with the rest of the world. When I sit around the negotiating table in the months ahead, I will represent every person in the whole United Kingdom – young and old, rich and poor, city, town, […]

March 29th, 2017  |  Published in National


A stronger, fairer society

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Rob Wilson MP, was guest of honour at the Bracknell Conservative Association Annual General Meeting on Friday 24 March. In his speech Rob Wilson spoke of working towards a stronger, fairer society, where we nurture a shared responsibility towards each other. “There […]

March 29th, 2017  |  Published in Ward news


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