Bracknell Forest related posts

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


Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration – FULL STEAM AHEAD!

Bracknell Regeneration Partnership and Bracknell Forest Council can today reveal that millions of pounds of construction work to regenerate the town centre will start this spring with the first steel due to be hammered in to the ground this summer. The exciting announcement comes after the final pieces of the legal jigsaw for the regeneration […]

February 20th, 2015  |  Published in Local council, Press release


We made the top 20 best places to live in the UK 2014

Both Wokingham and Bracknell Forest (Conservative-led councils) made the list. The Halifax Quality of Life Survey placed Wokingham 9th and Bracknell Forest 16th once again both scoring highly on a number of measures, including residents’ health and well being, education, employment levels, low crime rates, good weather and good broadband access. 1. Hart, South East […]

December 31st, 2014  |  Published in Local council, Press release