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…
To view the latest quarterly report on the activities of the Crowthorne Parish Council see page 64 of the Crowthorne Eye
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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.
The group's aim is to campaign to make Crowthorne Village reduce its use of single use materials and to encourage refusing, reducing, reusing and recycling.
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CROWTHORNE PARISH COUNCIL CELEBRATES 100 YEARS OF VOTES FOR WOMEN!
Crowthorne Parish Council has marked the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote with a series of community based activities, this week, aimed at locals of all ages. The activities were funded with a grant provided by the women’s Centenary Grant Fund…
Bracknell Forest councillors have joined forces with our parks and countryside rangers to plant 7 oak trees across the borough.
The trees are prominently located to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the formation of Bracknell Forest as a borough council. The borough wide planting initiative has ensured at least one new tree in each of the parish and town council areas.
Twelve councillors attended the plantings, which were all completed on borough land, with the exception of the tree planted at Morgan Recreation Ground which is a Crowthorne Parish Council site.
There is also a tree dedicated for the borough itself, which has been planted in Station Green, the park outside our Time Square offices on Market Street.
Councillor Iain McCracken, Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection said: “Thank you to all my fellow councillors who helped plant trees to commemorate when Bracknell Forest Council first became a unitary authority, on 1 April 1998.
Our trees, woodlands and hedgerows are a valued resource for the borough, providing social, economic and environmental benefits. This makes them an apt choice to mark the fact that our council is still going strong, 21 years later.”
To complete the project, commemorative plaques will be mounted on timber posts, which have been sustainably sourced from local trees.
Our vision for trees, hedgerows, orchards and woodland in Bracknell Forest can be found in our new tree strategy. You can view our tree strategy on our parks and countryside strategies page.
Photo attached of Mel Saville (Parish Clerk), BFC Ranger Staff Member, Cllr Bob Wade and Cllr Mrs Tina McKenzie Boyle attending the commemorative planting of an oak tree at the Morgan Recreation Ground, Crowthorne.
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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 … Read More >>
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***CROWTHORNE TRADERS' SUMMER BEACH PARTY - 20 JULY*** On Saturday 20th July, Crowthorne Traders will be hosting a family fun day in the High Street - there will be external stall holders and it would be great to see as many people to visit as possible.
The shop fronts will all be decorated!
Come along, join in the fun and support our village High Street.
RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP REMINDER
We received a complaint from a member of the pubic today (9 July) concerning the behaviour of dogs at the Morgan Recreation Ground yesterday afternoon. The dogs concerned were off their leads and not under the control of their owner. The dogs jumped up at the lady concerned, marking her clothing and causing her alarm/distress to the point she had an asthma attack.
We are therefore reminding dog owners to be mindful of the need to keep dogs under control in a public place. The advice on the RSPCA (CLICK HERE) is helpful in explaining the law in this regard.