Local News

Why we need a General Election

We need an election now to secure the strong and stable leadership the country needs to see us through Brexit and beyond.

Bracknell shortlisted for Town of the Year

Bracknell is shortlisted in the Town of the Year category as part of the Thames Valley Property Awards. Our Conservative led Borough Council has delivered on its key manifesto commitment to deliver a new town centre which will open on 7 September.

One of the best speeches ever had in Finchampstead!

A hundred guests attended the Finchampstead Annual Dinner, held at East Berkshire Golf Club, with two guest MPs: Bracknell Member Dr Phillip Lee MP and guest speaker Jacob Rees – Mogg MP for North Somerset.

Bracknell libraries - Volunteers are the key

Our councillors are developing a new way of delivering the borough’s library service. Despite financial pressures, all nine libraries will be kept open and the opening hours in some libraries will even be extended. 

New safe cycleway needed: Finchampstead to Bohunt School

Our four Finchampstead borough councillors, Cllr Charles Margetts, Cllr Ian Pittock, Cllr Rob Stanton and Cllr Simon Weeks, are pushing for a new safe cycleway from Finchampstead to the newly-opened Bohunt School in Sheerlands Road, Arborfield.

New town centre will create 3500 jobs

Opening on 7 September, the Lexicon Bracknell will provide a new social and cultural heart for Bracknell, creating 3,500 new jobs for local people across retail, hospitality and security sectors.