Bedford's Parks are among over 2,000 green spaces around the UK that have been awarded Green Flag Awards this year, and 2021 marks the 20th consecutive year that...
Bedford’s mayor has written to the Prime Minister requesting the powers and funding to tackle the climate emergency at a local level, a meeting heard. Bedford Borough...
Millions of people could struggle to heat and power their homes this winter with the rise in prices plunging more households into fuel poverty. According to National Energy Action...
Bedford Borough Council has confirmed that it is working with an ecologist and drainage experts to ensure that the much-loved Longholme Lake is returned to a 'self-maintaining condition.'..
Mayor Dave Hodgson with Borough Hall Solar Panels
A lack of body heat from staff during lockdown meant Borough Hall needed more heating than usual. This was one of the findings in the Annual Greenhouse Gas report presented at...
Parents idling their cars on the school run are not only causing a nuisance to residents, they are ‘poisoning’ their children, a meeting heard. The Green Travel Plan for Schools report...
Borough Hall
One way Bedford Borough Council could reduce its carbon emissions would be to sell Borough Hall and rent it back, but this is “ultimate greenwashing”, a meeting heard. Bedford mayor...
As fuel prices soar, many people in Bedford Borough may be eligible for help to heat their homes this winter as part of the government's Warm Home Discount. The Warm Home Discount is a...
Over 27 events will be taking place in Bedford next week as part of a nationwide campaign to highlight the need for urgent action on climate and nature. Starting this Saturday (18 September)...
OxCam arc environment countryside
Several high-profile charities have called upon Bedfordians to take part in the Ox-Cam consultation so the Government includes wildlife and countryside protection in its development...
"It’s very pleasing to see people enjoying the explosion of colour and increased wildlife. We have reduced the areas of grass we cut to encourage nature in...
Bedford Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has always appreciated the Mayor and Deputy Mayor’s support for what we aim to do, which is to uphold the nuclear Non-Proliferation...