10 hrs ago
Plans to expand Charters School put on hold after council says funds are limited
Charters, in Charters Road, Sunningdale, has been taken off the Royal Borough's list of schools for expansion which has been put out for public consultation.
14 hrs ago
Bracknell Forest Council bosses come under fire from planning...
BOROUGH bosses claim their long-term housing plans are sustainable despite a Government planning inspector saying Bracknell Forest Council is failing to build sufficient houses.
18 hrs ago
Flagship retirement apartments project in Bracknell celebrates key construction milestone
Project progress: Back to front, David Pinkney from the building firm Leadbitters; David Mody, vice-chairman of the Bracknell Forest Homes' Board; Cllr Dale Birch, Bracknell Forest Council executive member for adult services, health and housing; and Caroline Titley, chief executive of Bracknell Forest Homes at the 'topping out' ceremony.
20 hrs ago
Labour re-elected in Southcote by-election
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Thu Jul 24, 2014
Scheme to bulldoze Coopers Hill for flats and a dedicated youth hub being explored
Plans to create a new youth hub for Bracknell at the Coopers Hill Youth and Community Centre site are being explored by Bracknell Forest Council as part of a housing project being led by Thames Valley Housing.
Town one of the most car dependent in the UK
RESIDENTS of a Hampshire town depend on cars more than any other town in the UK, new statistics have revealed.
Councils are counting the cost of the 'free' lunches for infants
There is no such thing as a free school lunch - and councils are now counting the cost of Nick Clegg's largesse to the nation's infants.
Progress on 19 expansion projects to make up estiamted 3,000 school...
By 2018, there is predicted to be a need for 2,083 more primary school places and 895 more secondary school places in Bracknell Forest, according to the council's School Places Plan for 2013-18.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
In this week's News
IN this week's edition of the News, Bracknell Forest bosses come under fire for their house building plans, the progress on 19 separate projects to find 3,000 extra school places in the town are revealed and our Super Tots competition launches.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Cyclists and drivers urged to look out for each other during Tour of Berkshire
The Tour of Berkshire is a mobile festival of cycling which has been organised by Urban Limits campaign with councils from Bracknell Forest, Slough, West Berkshire, Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham Cycling fans are encouraged to get on their bikes today as the second Tour of Berkshire starts at Arlington Business Park in Theale.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Police at home in Priestwood after man refuses to leave
Officers were called to the house in Moordale Avenue at around 8.20am this morning after reports of a fear for welfare.
Former Bracknell Market traders open new area in Binfield
Hazel Kent closed her Market Cafe after the announcement of the new outdoor Bracknell Market.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Firefighters called to smoke-filled flat in Bracknell
Crews from Bracknell, Wokingham, and Wokingham Road stations attended the blaze in Campion House, Jock's Lane at about 4am Crews from Bracknell, Wokingham, and Wokingham Road stations attended the blaze in Campion House, Jock's Lane at about 4am.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Police hunt woman in connection with Bracknell Hilton hotel incident
Police are keen to speak to the woman who they believe may have been involved in a row during Royal Ascot week Police are keen to speak to the woman who they believe may have been involved in a row during Royal Ascot week This is a woman police would like to talk to about a row between two women at the Bracknell Hilton hotel.
Storm sets set off Broadmoor Hospital sirens
The sirens were blaring for several hours in the middle of the night last night, but bosses confirm there was not an escape from the high-security psychiatric hospital A ferocious lightning storm last night caused the sirens at Broadmoor Hospital to start blaring in the middle of the night, prompting fears of an escape.
Market makes way for demolition
A former indoor market in a Berkshire town has moved outside because the building that housed it is being demolished.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Dr Phillip Lee: Local Growth Deals will supprt economic growth across the Thames Valley
These projects will play an important role in supporting the regenerations of town centres in the Thames Valley, including Bracknell and Wokingham.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Queen's visit: Changes to buses
Leigh Peppiatt from Whitley, denies attempting to murder Jamie Pithers at Premier Karting in Headley Road on October 26, last year Follow all the action as Royals take on the Grecians in their first pre-season friendly of the summer The 15th Caversham Festival, hosted by town music charity Readipop, saw thousands of people descend on the riverside ... (more)
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Review: Oh! What a Lovely War
Scene Productions and South Hill Park have struck a fine balance between entertaining their audience and honouring those who lost their lives in the war In a year marking the centenary of the start of the First World War there will be hundreds if not thousands of theatrical performances dedicated to the event, and probably a good half of those will ... (more)
Bracknell Avis workers spend the day restoring meadows
Volunteers from Avis in Bracknell spent the day at Peacock Meadow as part of a Reading Connect business/community link up Volunteers from the car hire firm joined Bracknell Forest rangers at Peacock Meadows where they cleared old paths, built a bridge and repaired a kissing gate.