Increasing the output from the power station at Little Barford will have a “negligible” impact on air quality, an assessment has claimed. The combined cycle gas turbine power plant will be able to increase its output...
“The safety and well-being of our residents is paramount. The lighting has definitely improved and has made our residents feel a little safer in their own neighbourhood...
Bedford Town Centre
Bedford's population has grown two-and-a-half times higher than the national average, according to the first results from the 2021 Census. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) published the initial...
The quick answer to the question will the Bedfordshire Pension Fund divest away from fossil fuels is “no”. Retired Leighton Buzzard resident, Christine Sheppard, who was...
As part of a £500,000 investment in play areas, Bedford Borough Council has announced that works are set to begin at a play area in Jubilee Park. With a sea-faring theme, the play area...
road closed
Bedford High Street will be closed today (22 June) until early evening due to a large water leak. Anglian Water is dealing with the leak which is at the junction of High Street and...
New benches and a resurfaced walkway have been unveiled as the first stage of improvements to Bedford's Embankment has been completed. The 15 benches are in position...
How the new play area at Bedford Park should look.
An upgrade of Bedford Park's play area has started, with the Mayor saying it will create a "really exciting and inclusive play area". A range of new fairytale-themed equipment is being installed...
Banning petrol and diesel private hire vehicles from a bus lane won’t increase congestion or pollution, claims a Bedford council officer. The scheme to allow only ultra low emission...
cycling bikes
Bedford Borough Council is investigating possible routes to improve the Bedford Green Wheel – subject to government funding. The Bedford Green Wheel is a network of traffic-free...
If you want to encourage more bees and butterflies to your garden, then you should grow more blue flowers. This was a gardening tip from Bedford Borough councillor Graeme Coombes...
Bedford Borough Council Bins
As part of the extended Queen's Jubilee bank holidays, bin collections in Bedford Borough on Friday 3 June will be moved to the following Monday. As a result, all collections on the...