Current Bracknell Forest News
Bracknell dementia care privatised to cut costs - Reading Post
Around 97 per cent of home care commissioned by Bracknell Forest is already provided by the private sector. The quality of care and support provided by the agencies is monitored through the quality assurance processes of the health department as well ...
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:13:01 GMT
Savings of £1.6 million to be made by Bracknell Forest Council as council tax ... - Reading Post
Savings of £1.6 million have been made in the council budget, as council tax remains frozen for the fourth consecutive year. In-house dementia care has been outsourced, shaving £183,000 from the council's provision for dementia and long term conditions ...
Thu, 20 Feb 2014 06:09:27 GMT
£5 million Bracknell regeneration plan to start next month - Reading Post
All the businesses in High Street will be open through the work, as will both Bracknell Forest Council's offices in Easthampstead House and Time Square. Bracknell Library will also remain open. The second stage of the work will see the closure of The ...
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 12:34:19 GMT
Bracknell council's five-year fight for £5m in Icelandic banks continues - Reading Post
Now, five years on, Bracknell Forest Council stands to lose a small percentage of the money it invested. It has got back £2.51 million from Glitnir but does expect to get back the full amount invested. However, the council has received around £1.93 ...
Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:22:49 GMT
Thrilling contest at the Bracknell Forest Primary Schools Indoor Athletics finals - Bracknell News
There was a further tie for fifth place between Meadow Vale and Binfield. On the day at the end of a breathless afternoon, the Bracknell Forest Mayor, Jan Angell, was on hand to congratulate all of the participating teams and to thank them for putting ...
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 11:33:38 GMT
Demonstrators protest against Bracknell Forest Council's decision to outsource ... - Local Berkshire
“Bracknell Forest Council is getting a reputation of not caring, and not just about this issue.” Frank Minal, GMB's regional organiser of the protest for East Berkshire and Surrey, said: “We hope the council will rescind its decision. The quality of ...
Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:35:48 GMT
Bracknell Memories: Pancake Races gone by - Reading Post
Although the winners roll call is a little sketchy, we definitely know the 2009 winners - The Bracknell Forest Standard (now The Bracknell Times), the certificate still has pride of place in the office. Waitrose team crowned Bracknell Pancake Race ...
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 12:09:13 GMT