Local News

By Election News - June 6th - Great Hollands and Crowthorne

By Election NewsThere are by elections on the 6th June in Great Hollands and Crowthorne. Click on this link to find details of the Conservative candidates. They are John Bouchard for Great Hollands and Bruce McKenzie- Boyle for Crowthorne

Dr Phillip Lee - Quarterly Question and Answer Session

Constituents have the chance to quiz their local MP, Dr Phillip Lee, at a public question and answer session Thursday, 7th February 2013 at 7:30 pm. At Sandhurst Town Council, YorktownRoad , GU47 9BJ.

Bracknell Forest Local Council Tax Benefit Scheme

The new scheme is a result of consultation and feedback and it aims to balance the competing pressures in the light of reduced funding."The new scheme rewards working households and support will be given to those in need. However, the means-testing will ensure that if residents do have the means to pay for their Council Tax, then they will be required to do so.” - Cllr Dale Birch.

Conservative candidate Anthony Stansfeld declared winner of first ever Thames Valley Police Crime Commissioner elections.

Anthony Stansfield beat Labour candidate Tim Starkey in two rounds of voting.In the first ballot Mr Stansfeld received 76,011 votes and Mr Starkey’s 56,631.
Neither candidate gained more than 50 per cent so the contest went to the second ballot.In the count of second preference votes Mr Stansfeld gained 18,227 votes compared to Mr Starkey’s 13,772.

Superfast Broadband for Berkshire

SUPERFAST BROADBAND – WE NEED YOUR HELP Over the past few months the Local Enterprise Partnership of Bracknell Forest Council has been working with suppliers on the Tender Documents to deploy "Superfast" Broadband to a wider Community than the current government commitment.

PLEASE click on the link "Read News Story" this will take you to a link where you can add YOUR location.
It takes less than 2 minutes to sign up to tell the Government that we NEED better broadband in your area.