Thursday, November 26, 2020
Solar Power Image for illustrative purposes
A part of the massive former landfill tip in Elstow will be covered in solar panels to generate 5.5 megawatts of electricity in Bedford borough. The borough council’s planning committee...
renewable energy
Bedford Borough Council has announced that from 1 April 2021, all council-owned and operated buildings and street lighting will run on ‘100% green renewable electricity’. Taking into account...
Bedford Town Centre
A new contract for enforcement officers, preventing anti-social behaviour in Bedford, has been awarded to District Enforcement Ltd...
Bedford Borough Council is unable to clear away fly-tipped rubbish which has sat festering opposite Borough Hall for over a month as it is on private...
Bedford Market
The first sustainable market to be held in Bedford will launch this weekend, featuring food, homewares and toiletries from local suppliers...
Midas
A Bedford-based manufacturer which installed its own solar farm, will go on to compete in the national finals after winning at a regional manufacturing...
Jane Perrone
Bedford resident and former Guardian gardening editor, Jane Perrone, is seeking support for her new book, a celebration of houseplants...
Bedford Repair Cafe
To celebrate International Repair Day (17 October), the Bedford Repair Cafe is asking locals to share their favourite repair businesses...
Covanta Incinerator at Rookery Pit Artist's Impression
Bedford Borough Council is facing criticism today after it awarded a new waste contract to Veolia who will be sending residents' rubbish to the controversial Covanta incinerator in Stewartby. Only...
Bedford Borough Council Bins
A trial of electric powered bin lorries is set to test the technology’s ability to help the council hit ambitious climate saving targets...
Carlton Harrold Bridge flood
Harrold Community Fire Station's drone training this week created an incredible opportunity to film the flooded bridge in the village...
Bus Lane
A plan to kick some taxis and private hire cars out of three of Bedford’s bus lanes has been slammed by drivers and councillors alike. Bedford Borough Council is consulting...