Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Tick biting lyme disease
People are being warned to stick to clearly defined paths in Bedford's local parks and open spaces after two two cases of Lyme disease from tick bites in Bedford Park were reported. Lyme disease...
Trees along The Embankment with their lockdown haircuts
What on Earth was in the mind of those who ‘trimmed’ the beautiful willows along the Embankment?  Having planted the summer bedding plants, which are promising a beautiful...
Anglian Water van livery
Anglian Water have been served an abatement order notice after Riverfield Drive residents complained about smells coming from a nearby sewage treatment plant. Long-suffering residents of the...
Embankment flowers summer 2020
Visitors to Bedford’s Embankment will be met with a riot of colour this summer, as 20,000 sunflowers, marigolds, petunias, geraniums and verbena...
speakers noise
A Kempston man has had stereos, speakers and a TV seized after blasting his neighbours with contnuous noise from early morning to late at night. Residents of Eastdale Close, Kempston...
Cllr Jake Sampson
Bedford Borough’s largest housing association, bpha, has been urged to be bold and aim higher to improve the energy efficiency of its homes after its own...
hedgerows
Bedford's bees and bugs will be able to enjoy more habitats throughout the Borough with the planting of new hedgerows and areas of natural grass...
While the team at Longholme Café have dedicated hours of their time and effort over the past three years, to keep the boating lake clear of weeds, this year, thanks to coronavirus...
Sustrans donate a bike
Do you have an old bike sitting in your garage or shed, that is no longer used? If so, Sustrans would love to take it off your hands...
chicken farming food standards
Bedfordshire farmers are urging the public to sign a petition from the National Farmers Union (NFU) - and backed by Jaime Oliver - which has received over half a million signatures. The petition urges the government...
Bins overflowing
Bedfordian's doing their best to beat lockdown boredom and entertain themselves and their families during half-term have been dismayed to find bins overflowing in some of Bedford's...
Water Trees
Concerns over the health of younger trees across Bedford, that are struggling in the current hot and dry weather, has forced the local council to ask residents to help water...