Local News

The Queen’s Speech

Today’s Queen’s Speech is about recognising and grasping the opportunities that lie ahead for the United Kingdom as we leave the European Union and building a stronger, fairer country for all of us.

Congratulations!

Warm congratulations to Dr Phillip Lee who is re-elected as Bracknell MP with 33,806 votes and Mike Gibson who is elected Bracknell Town Councillor for Hanworth.

Thank you to everyone for your hard work.

Theresa May speaks at a local rally

Theresa May and Boris Johnson encouraged local Conservatives at a rally earlier this evening, Tuesday 6 June. Theresa May spoke of a strong Brexit and, importantly, about preventing any further acts of terror in Britain.

New Mayor for Wokingham Borough

Cllr Rob Stanton is the new Wokingham Borough Mayor. Traditionally, the Mayor chooses a charity to benefit from fundraising during their year in office. This year Cllr Stanton has chosen to support two charities: the Royal Berkshire Hospital Cancer Care Unit and Dingle Promise.

Cllr Tina McKenzie-Boyle appointed Mayor of Bracknell Forest

Cllr Tina McKenzie-Boyle was warmly welcomed as the new Mayor of Bracknell Forest at the annual Council meeting on 24 May.

Having represented Priestwood and Garth ward since May 2015, Cllr Mrs McKenzie-Boyle now takes over the role of first citizen from outgoing Mayor, Cllr Tony Virgo.

Dr Phillip Lee at Bracknell and Wokingham College

Dr Phillip Lee and the 3 other candidates took questions from students this morning at the live BBC Berkshire Radio political event held at the Bracknell & Wokingham college. You can listen in here.

Dr Phillip Lee visits Hanworth

On Saturday 20 May, Dr Phillip Lee visited Hanover Gardens, supported housing for older people, where he explained the thinking behind our long-term plan for elderly care. Conservatives met to canvass for the general election in Hanworth.

Dr Phillip Lee visits Ranelagh Academy and then Sandhurst

On Friday 19 May, Dr Phillip Lee visited Ranelagh Academy where he spoke to students about the value of voting in elections. He later knocked on doors in Central Sandhurst where he recognised how seriously people are taking the issue of the ageing society.