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Welcome to the September edition of the Digital Wren, our new electronic newsletter.
Parish Council Grants 2022
Warfield Parish Council makes grant awards to local organisations and groups on an annual basis. 
Applications for grant awards in 2022 are now open. Details the application criteria and process can be found on our website at
Completed applications must be submitted by 31 October 2021 and will be payable in May 2022.
Bracknell Half Marathon

The Bracknell Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 5 September. The route crosses Warfield from east to west, along Harvest Ride. Please be advised that there will be short-term road closures during the morning along the route between 8.45am and 12 noon.

Good luck to all the runners taking part!
How to choose care, help and support for adults and children that is safe

The Bracknell Forest Safeguarding Boards wants you to choose help and support for children and adults wisely. They have produced leaflets that highlight what you should expect, questions to ask and where to go for more information, help or advice

Leaflets are available from the Parish Office and other venues across the borough or from their website

If you think that a child is at risk of being harmed or neglected call 01344 352005 and for adults call 01344 351500. If you think there is immediate danger do not hesitate, call the police on 999.
Parish Council Meetings

The parish council will be returning to face-to-face meetings from 8 September. Initially meetings will be held at the Brownlow Hall. Members of the public are invited to attend our meetings, although we would ask you to wear a facemask if attending. The dates and times of our meetings can be found below.
NHS Lateral Flow Testing

Regular rapid lateral flow coronovirus test kits are available for all. These tests are for use if you are not showing symptoms of coronavirus. 

Rapid test kits are available for everyone and can be ordered online, or you can collect test kits to take home or visiting a test site. More information can be found be clicking on this link.

Regular rapid lateral flow coronavirus (COVID-19) tests - NHS (
Something to promote?

Does your local group or organisation have an event or activity to promote? We may be able to happy your promotion by including it in the Wren.

Please contact the Parish Office for more information.
A vacancy exists for a part-time maintenance person / caretaker to maintain the councils facilities and amenities. The successful candidate should have previous experience of building and horticultural maintenance and be willing to work flexibly to meet the requirements of the council. The post is for 20 hours per week and a competative salary will be paid. For more information and a recruitment pack visit our website  by clicking on this link The closing date is  Friday 3 October 2021.
Parish Office

From Monday 6 September, The Parish Office will be open Monday to Friday between 9:30am and 12noon. 
We would ask all visitors to continue to wear facemasks when visiting. 
Garden Waste sacks are available to purchase for £1.10 each.
Brownlow Hall & Whitegrove Community Centre

The Brownlow Hall and Whitegrove Community Centre have reopened for bookings. If you are interested in a booking for your group or personal party, please contact the Parish Office by e-mail
Council meetings this month

Full Council
Wednesday 8 September at 7.45pm (Brownlow Hall)

Amenities Committee
Tuesday 14 September at 7.45pm (Brownlow Hall)

Planning & Transport Committee
Tuesday 21 September at 7.45pm (Brownlow Hall)

Finance & General Purposes Committee
Tuesday 28 September at 7.45pm (Brownlow Hall)

Further information on our meetings can be found on our website
Events coming up

Arts Week 2021
24 - 31 October at various locations around Binfield, Warfield & Winkfield

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