Thursday, May 23, 2019
Longholme Ottervideo
For many years, the build up of weeds in the Longholme boating lake has been a blot on the Bedford landscape. A partnership between the Longholme, voluneers...
Castle Mound repairs
Repairs are being carried out on Bedford's Castle Mound this week to repair damage to the canopy roof and also install climbing deterrents to areas around the site...
Bedford Lock Bridge works
Work to repair the bridge crossing Bedford Lock, which connects the two Islands of Mill Meadows won't be completed until Mid-June, six-weeks after they were due to...
The River Great Ouse, Bedford: The Swan hotel and the town's famous swans.
The River Great Ouse in Bedford is looking lovely today. We took these quick pictures on a walk this morning (14 May) and though we'd share them with our readers. The river enters...
Covanta Incinerator at Rookery Pit Artist's Impression
Covanta have announced that they'll start building the controversial incinerator at Rookery Pit, just outside Stewartby, now that finances have been agreed...
Embankment spring planting
As ever, Bedford Embankment is a riot of colour in the Spring sunshine. The annual floral spectacle is created by the council's Parks and Open Spaces team, using thousands of bulbs and bedding plants...
XR Beds Parliament Sq
Representatives from Extinction Rebellion (XR) Bedford are in London this week as part of the on-going climate change protests.
Mayor Dave Hodgson with Borough Hall Solar Panels
In one of his first actions as the re-elected mayor, Dave Hodgson has announced the creation of a Bedford Borough Council Climate Change Committee. The cross-party committee...
Longholme Ottervideo
It is 18 months since Andreas Doverstav and Tom Healey took over The Longholme Cafe by the boating lake in Bedford. In that time, they've worked tirelessly with Bedford Borough Council to clear the lake of weeds and have greatly enhanced the whole area.
At 1.30pm this Saturday 23 February, Bedford town centre will witness a High Street 'funeral procession' with a symbolic coffin as part of Extinction Rebellion Bedfordshire's Day of Action.