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It is with regret that we have to announce the sad death Prince Philip at the age of 99 - News release CLICK HERE

CPC Tribute for HRH Prince Philip >>

Royal Tributes for HRH The Duke of Edinburgh CLICK HERE

This website is maintained by members of the Parish Council, and contains information about the village of Crowthorne, as well as publications by and about the Parish Council and its work.

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YOUR RIGHTS

Your rights come from The Consumer Contract (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013

Consider using a trader from our Buy with Confidence Scheme

Protect yourself against Cold Callers

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Up to date alerts from the Thames Valley Police

Thames Valley Police Mobile

To view the latest quarterly report on the activities of the Crowthorne Parish Council see page 44

Crowthorne Eye

Riparian Responsibilities - Who is responsible?

The Land Drainage Act 1991 requires that a watercourse be maintained by its owner in such a condition that the free flow of water is not impeded…



For full information on legislation and who is responsible click on the link below

Riparian Responsibilities

Survey reveals 90 per cent of residents enjoy living in Bracknell Forest

Bracknell Forest residents agree the borough is a good place to live; they get on well with their neighbours, are satisfied with the way the council runs things and can influence decisions, according to the results of the latest residents' survey…


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LITTER COLLECTION IN CROWTHORNE PARISH

Since the 25 January 2018, our Litter Warden has been out and about in the Parish collecting waste and recycling.  The first month of litter collection has been extremely successful, hopefully you have noticed that Crowthorne is already looking much cleaner …

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Every year Crowthorne Parish Council makes a number of grants available to local organisations, further information can be found by clicking the link below.

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Community Grants

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Crowthorne Educational Charity

Do you need financial help to further your education?

Planning applications
and responses during Crowthorne Parish Council's operation of the High Consequence Infectious Disease Policy

Important information and responses regarding planning applications…

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Crowthorne Parish Council has resolved to support Crowthorne Reduce Our Waste (C.R.O.W), who are committing to plastic free alternatives and supporting plastic free initiatives within the village to create a plastic free community…

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COVID-19 Related Information >>

To download our Winter 2020
Parish Council Newsletter…

Newsletter

Consultation
Leaflet
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Consultation Leaflet

CROWTHORNE NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN - HAVE YOUR SAY

Following the work of the Neighbourhood Planning Group, including representatives from both Crowthorne Village Action Group, Crowthorne Traders and volunteers from within the community, Crowthorne Parish Council has now prepared its Pre-Submission Plan for your area.


(Latest information released on 29 March 2021)

OUTREACH POST OFFICE
TEMPORARY CLOSURE

The outreach Post Office at the Parish Hall on Wednesday mornings is temporarily closed due to restrictions placed on outreach services by the Post Office with immediate effect.

The Post Office apologises for any inconvenience.

We will update you as soon as the Post Office restrictions are lifted.

Please let your neighbours & friends know if they are not on social media.

New re3paint scheme aims to save usable paint from going to waste

Free paint available for residents at re3 Recycling Centres

The re3paint initiative allows residents of Bracknell Forest, Reading and Wokingham Boroughs to take available water-based tins of paint that were deposited at the Recycling Centres and use it for their own projects or to help their local charity and community groups.

By doing so, they can save money on purchasing paint and at the same time help to reduce unnecessary paint waste and its impact on the environment. To ensure health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, all tins of paint that are deemed for reuse will be sanitised before being made available to residents.

More information on the
re3paint scheme is available on the re3 website.


PRESS RELEASE FROM re3
3rd December 2020

Crowthorne Parish Council (CPC) Meetings 2021

FULL COUNCIL VIRTUAL MEETING ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS 2021

Pursuant to Covid legislation in force at present the Parish Council holds its meetings virtually on Microsoft Office Teams. The public are welcome to attend the meetings and to do so will need to download and install the MS Teams app to their computer or smart device/mobile phone…





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NEWS RELEASE

It is with great fondness that Bracknell Forest Council remembers the life and contribution of James (Jim) Finnie - a Freeman of the Borough, former long-serving councillor and former Mayor - who very sadly died on 2 January at the age of 83…

Tribute to James (Jim) Finnie - Freeman of the Borough

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5th January 2021

NEWS RELEASE

The Code of Conduct Panel met on Thursday, 28 January, 2021 to consider a Code of Conduct complaint brought against Cllr Richard Price, a Crowthorne Parish councillor. The Panel considered evidence presented to them in a report written by the Investigating Officer, Mr Richard Beaumont, as well as verbal submissions given at the hearing.

Cllr Price had accepted one of the breaches of the Code brought against him in the report, and had apologised for this incident, but felt he was not at fault for the other incidents raised.

The Code of Conduct Panel found Cllr Price had breached the Code of Conduct and concluded his behaviour towards an employee of Crowthorne Parish Council had been unacceptable. The Panel felt a revised apology from him was not a reasonable sanction.

Instead the Panel recommended a number of sanctions, including the removal of Cllr Price from his Finance Champion role, and that he should be prevented from acting as chair of any Crowthorne Parish Council committees or groups for at least one year. A full list of sanctions can be found on our website.

CPC’s Chairman is aware of the press release and does not wish to publish any comment or response on behalf of the Parish Council.

Code of Conduct Press Release

3rd February 2021

Protection for local Heaths

You might not think of busy south-east England as a hotspot for rare wildlife, but it really is! By a fluke of nature...

Sarah Bunce from the Thames Basin Heaths Partnership explains how a mysterious bird from Africa is protecting our local heaths.

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NEWS RELEASE

Bracknell Forest Council’s decision-making Executive has pledged financial support to Everyone Active so that the borough’s leisure services, which help residents’ physical and mental health, can open as soon as practically possible.
 

Everyone Active, which runs Bracknell Leisure Centre, Downshire Golf Complex and Coral Reef Waterworld, will be supported until at least June through a combination of government grants and council underwriting. This will enable the key leisure sites to open as soon as the Government’s roadmap allows…

Financial Help for Everyone Active to ensure leisure services can reopen

17 March 2021

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Crowthorne Carnival Committee needs your help

For those who may be new to the village or have somehow lost track of time, Crowthorne has a traditional carnival every two years. That cycle has unfortunately been interrupted due to Covid 19 and therefore the next event is planned for July 2022.

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NEWS RELEASE

The council’s decision-making executive agreed the final version of the borough’s Local Plan on Tuesday, ahead of its submission to the Government for examination by an independent inspector.
 

The plan details where around 3,700 homes...

Additional consultation on Local Plan to start as Executive gives go-ahead

22 March 2021

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Young People: Have Your Say

Berkshire Youth is reaching out to young people to take part in a short survey around youth services that affect them in their local area.

Recently a group of young people got together to write this survey and we would like to reach as many young people as possible so that we can hear their voice on youth services in Berkshire.

Youth Consultation - Have Your Say! >>

The Crowthorne Neighbourhood Plan is proceeding to referendum on 6 May where all registered voters in Crowthorne Parish will have the opportunity to vote on its adoption.

Full details of what this means are contained in the leaflet and the notice sets out all the legalities and formalities.


Crowthorne Neighbourhood Plan
Public Referendum
Thursday 6 May 2021

Notice of Referendum - Crowthorne NPR

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NP Referendum Flyer

Read more about cold callers PDF

Neighbourhood Plan

Link to a PDF of the Adult Learning Courses for the Summer 2021

NEWS RELEASE

One in three individuals carry COVID-19 with no symptoms at all and without realising it. Rapid asymptomatic testing is important in breaking the chain of transmission.

Community collect sites for home COVID-19 tests open

29 March 2021

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From Monday 29 March the rapid test centres in Bracknell Forest will be offering a community collect service for home kits alongside the current rapid test service…

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