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News: October 2020

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Update from council leader - 28 October

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

He calls on all of us to protect our loved ones amid rising positive COVID-19 cases.

Owlsmoor Primary School temporary closure

Owlsmoor Primary School closed on Thursday (22 October) and will remain closed today (23 October) as a member of staff has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Become a community information champion

To help residents stay up-to-date with the latest factual information on COVID-19 and its impact on the borough, we are launching a community information champion scheme. 

Kaspa’s scoops five-star hygiene rating

A Bracknell dessert parlour has scooped a five-star rating for hygiene and has been commended by environmental health experts for its new and updated COVID-19 control measures.

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A makeover for Savernake Park

A project to improve Savernake Park in Crown Wood for both residents and wildlife, got underway last week.

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Improving services for those leaving care

Recommendations aimed at improving services for care leavers in the borough, were supported at the meeting of the council’s Overview and Scrutiny Commission last night. (Tues, 13 October).

COVID-19 update for Ranelagh school

There have been 2 positive COVID-19 cases at Ranelagh School over the past 14 days, one staff member and one student. The individuals are self-isolating, as are their close contacts.