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Foster carers needed this Foster Care Fortnight

Did you know, in the UK a child comes into care in need of a foster family every 20 minutes?

In Bracknell Forest, there is a particular need for foster carers of teenagers, sibling groups and children with complex needs.

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Update from council leader - 12 May

Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.

He discusses the next step in the Government's roadmap out of lockdown, and encourages residents to take part in regular asymptomatic testing.

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Get back to nature for Mental Health Week

This week marks Mental Health Awareness Week (10 to 16 May).

We are encouraging you to embrace this year’s theme of nature by going out and taking part in our ‘get back to nature’ photography competition.

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Update from council leader - 5 May

Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.

He discusses residents aged 40 and over being invited to book their COVID-19 vaccine, and raises awareness on scammers pretending to be NHS Test and Trace workers.

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Update from council leader - 28 April

Cllr Paul Bettison, OBE, Leader of Bracknell Forest Council, gives a weekly update.

He discusses the Bracknell Vegan Market at The Lexicon, and reminds residents to complete the COVID-19 impact survey if they are contacted.