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…
Local Heaths in Winter As summer drew to a close, the nightjars left to make their epic journey to sub-Saharan Africa. But not all heathland birds take this option. As the weather turns colder, spare a thought for our Dartford warblers. These brave little birds …
A memorial service to remember the life of long-serving councillor and Freeman of the Borough, Cllr James (Jim) Finnie took place on Saturday, 30 October at St John the Baptist Parish Church in Crowthorne… Read more >>
Remembering James (Jim) Finnie
Tuesday 2 Nov 2021
Platinum Jubilee Art Competition
Crowthorne Parish Council is organising an art competition to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty the Queen.
Experienced artists from Crowthorne and Sandhurst Art Society, and local portrait artist and librarian, Wendy Booth, will be judging the entries to be displayed in a celebratory exhibition hosted at Crowthorne Library over the Jubilee weekend and half term…
CROWTHORNE PARISH COUNCIL AWARDED £5000 POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER COMMUNITY FUND GRANT FOR ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR INITIATIVES
Crowthorne Parish Council was pleased to learn this week that it has been awarded £5000 by the police and crime commissioners community fund to spend on antisocial behaviour initiatives.
The funding will help meet the costs of additional CCTV, video entry provision, ANPR cameras at the Morgan centre car park and planned enhancements to recreation facilities.
The council, through its links with the local police neighbourhood team and neighbourhood action group is committed to preventing antisocial behaviour and providing high-quality facilities to positively engage with the community.
Year of Green Corridors
CPC is supporting BFC, as a partner organisation, with this initiative and has been involved in the consultative work and planning for the ‘Year of the Green Corridors’.
The YOGC project is important to Crowthorne as we work on the new Three Year Strategy for Crowthorne Parish which has a ‘green’ focus and also on delivery of the Crowthorne Neighbourhood Plan objectives which specifically provide:-
Policy C12 - Biodiversity ‘Proposals to contribute to, increase and enhance the natural environment by providing additional habitat resources for wildlife and green space for the community.’.
A whole wealth of activities are planned throughout the borough to improve and raise awareness of the Year of the Green Corridor - follow the link to find out more…
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…
Enjoy new walking and cycling routes in Bracknell Forest
New circular walking and cycling routes have been created across Bracknell Forest, to encourage residents to make the most of the borough’s excellent traffic-free network, to stay active and explore the borough on foot, or by bike.
Routes range from 10 to 20 kilometres in length, and there are five in total to try. Maps of the routes can be downloaded online and there are also colour-coded stickers on lampposts along the way to keep you on track.
Cllr Chris Turrell, Executive Member for Planning and Transport said:
“The launch of these routes is one of the many steps Bracknell Forest Council is taking to boost more active ways to travel around the borough.
“We hope these routes will be an exciting opportunity for people to introduce themselves to the great cycling and walking network we already have…