Bedford Borough residents are reminded that bins won't be collected on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day as the crews enjoy a well-deserved bank holiday break. All bin collections from 25 December until 18...
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...
Bedford Swans by Janice Elliott 2013
Calls have been made for tighter dog controls around Bedford's swans have been made, but Bedford Borough Council says they will not introduce blanket restrictions. Joanne Gullon, who runs St. Bede's...
The Bedford Independent looked at the impact of the England-wide Green Homes Grant on businesses which offer Green Homes Grant-covered measures in Bedford Borough...
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...
After three days of rising waters along the River Great Ouse, the Environment Agency has lifted the severe flood warning. While river levels are expected to remain high over coming days, the...
QP Parade
The popular Queens Park multi-cultural parade takes place on Saturday 29 June, featuring a spectacular sea creature centrepiece made of discarded plastic to highlight the importance of recycling.
Four mature trees – and possibly a fifth – are to be sacrificed to the needs of parents driving their children to and from a school...
A species of moth caterpillars have set up home in around 100ft of trees and hedgerow in Elstow, creating a ghostly, but totally harmless, spectacle. The blanket of caterpillar webs is the work of ermine moth caterpillars...
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...
fairy lights
While Christmas is the season of goodwill, it is also the season of enormous amounts of rubbish, much of which cannot be recycled. We asked Bedford Repair Cafe's Katie Allen and Daniel Churchill for their top...
Bedford Market
The first sustainable market to be held in Bedford will launch this weekend, featuring food, homewares and toiletries from local suppliers...