Changes at Birch Hill Post Office

Birch Hill Post Office is being changed. Customers will access Post Office services at a low-screened, open-plan, modern serving point that is part of the retail counter. While work is going on the branch will continue to open at the usual hours and your new-look Post Office branch will be ready on Monday 16 July 2018. Click on this link for more information.

Warm Welcome at The Kerith Centre

Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham welcomed HRH The Duke of Gloucester at The Kerith Centre this afternoon and then met and thanked the Kerith Centre volunteers who freely give of their time to help others through Bracknell’s Food Bank, the Job Club, help and support with addiction, managing debt and teaching English as a foreign language. It was a special privilege to meet people who are being supported or who have been supported by people at the Centre and are now thriving in ways they had not anticipated. There is always a warm welcome to all our residents at The Kerith Centre regardless of personal circumstances.

Bracknell Town Mayor Thanks

Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham and Consort Jon Ingham attended the South Berkshire District Scout Council AGM. The Town Mayor thanked the District Council officers for making such a positive impact on the lives of our young people and asked them to pass the thanks on to all the volunteers who help to make South Berkshire Scouting the success it is with 827 young people actively involved.

Birch Hill Library Surgery

Your local councillors will be at Birch Hill Library this Saturday 10-11 am.

Do come and meet with us. 

Bracknell Forest Faith & Belief Forum

Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham attended the Bracknell Forest Faith & Belief Forum on 6th June. The forum promotes dialogue and communication between leaders and members of local faith and belief communities for the benefit of community cohesion. “It is good to meet people with different beliefs who are united by the will to do good things in our community” said Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham.

Union Jack Send Off for Cyclists

600+ cyclists of all ages set off on Sunday between 0800 and 0930 on the 3 Counties Bike Ride organised by The Rotary Club of Bracknell to raise money for charities. Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham raised the Union Jack to see the cyclists on their way in groups of 100.

Bracknell in Bloom at South Hill Park

Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham helped at the Bracknell in Bloom stand at South Hill Park’s Festival of Food and Music on Saturday. Twenty flower baskets were planted by children and their families under the guidance of Oaktree Garden Centre’s nurseryman Mark Gilkes and his team. All the flower baskets are name tagged and will be hung in Bracknell Town Council managed parks.

There are lots of ways to get involved with the Bracknell in Bloom campaign and we need all the help we can get right now. If you are interested in lending a hand please call Bracknell Town Council to find out how you can help: 01344 420079.

Pillars of our local community

Bracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham had breakfast with a group of volunteers from Befriending, Youthline, Girl Guiding, Home-Start and The Carers Association, hosted by Involve at Bracknell Weathervane Inn.

Make a positive difference: Foster a local child

foster care fortnightBracknell Town Mayor Cllr Sandra Ingham supported representatives of the Bracknell Foster Care Association at an information evening held at South Hill Park on Wednesday 23rd May as part of the nationwide Foster Care Fortnight.

“Foster carers are an important part of our community. To be able to make a positive difference to the life of a child is rewarding in itself and in addition foster carers also receive a fostering allowance, specialist training and support in return for the safe, attentive and nurturing parenting they provide to vulnerable young people.” said Cllr Mrs Ingham.

Mrs Margaret Smith, chair of the Foster Care Association, Bracknell said, “It would be nice to welcome more new local foster carers to our association.”

To find out how you can make a difference in a young person’s life telephone the Foster Care Recruitment on 01344 352020.

Monthly Surgeries

Got something on your mind? We’re here to help you.

If you have a problem or query which you think your local councillors can help you with, just pop into the Birch Hill Library between 10.00am and 11.00am on any of the dates below.  All are welcome and we look forward to meeting you.

Saturday 9th June

Saturday 21st July

Saturday 11th August

Saturday 8th September

Saturday 20th October

Cllr Sandra Ingham

@sandrakayingham

uk.linkedin.com/in/sandraingham

sandra.ingham@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

07889 573087
Cllr Gill Birch

gill.birch@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

07876 351651
Cllr Malcolm Tullett

malcolm.tullett@bracknell-forest.gov.uk

07932 148699
Cllr Mike Gibson

01344 985265

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