WE have rounded up some of Bracknell's most shocking, exciting and important stories from the past week.

Here are a few of the most significant stories readers should be aware of:

Bracknell man speaks out over his child sexual abuse

Bracknell News:

Perry Power from Bracknell is encouraging people to "break the silence" and speak up about their abuse after he suffered in silence for more than 12 years.

Waiving his anonymity to speak to the News, Perry revealed explicit details of how his step-grandad had sexually abused him when he was 10-year's-old.

Read Perry's story here 

Shocking scenes of litter at park branded 'selfish and disgusting'

Residents who flocked to enjoy the 'mini-heatwave' earlier this week have been described as 'selfish and disgusting' over the amounts of litter being left behind.

Bracknell News:

The shocking pictures taken by Crowthorne resident Ray Pope shows the extent of the rubbish, including beer bottles, cans and crisp packets.

Read more here 

Plans for 126 homes at Bracknell Town FC's Larges Lane

Bracknell News:

Developers want to build 126 new homes at Larges Lane, the current base of the Robins.

The new homes would go up after the existing dwelling and sports buildings at the site are knocked down.

Read more here 

Bracknell residents in social housing left without contact from landlords

Residents living in social housing in Bracknell have to chase issues they raise with their landlords, often having ‘long periods of no contact’ with them, a new report has revealed.

This is one of a number of findings Bracknell Forest councillors made in an investigation into housing associations in the borough.

Other discoveries included:

Lost reports and ‘long periods of no contact’ from housing landlords can ‘cause anxiety, uncertainty, and in some cases has a significant effect on the mental health of residents’

Read about it here