As a survey reveals that more than a quarter of people admit to 'careful littering', Bedford Borough Council is joining the Keep Britain Tidy campaign to...
The Bedford Players’ Trust have appealed for public support to help The Place Theatre become more environmentally friendly. A Gofundme page has been set up as The Place seeks £9,500 of public funding within two months to enable the...
Bedfordians are urged to take part in the Citizens Advice Bedford Big Energy Saving Winter campaign, after one resident was able to cut their energy bill by a third. Since the beginning of Winter, staff and volunteers from...
renewable energy
Bedford Borough Council has announced that from 1 April 2021, all council-owned and operated buildings and street lighting will run on ‘100% green renewable electricity’. Taking into account...
Modular Classroms Interactive Map environment survey
Recent research has revealed that just under half of Bedfordshire's adult residents are prepared to make lifestyle changes to help save the environment. This may include...
Priory Country Park - Green Flag
Country parks around Bedford Borough have retained their Green Flag awards recognising them as being among the UK’s very best green spaces. Addison Howard Park, Bedford Park, Harrold-Odell...
1,800 solar panels are being installed at a new green innovation park that is transforming a former landfill site in Elstow, Bedfordshire. The Bedford Green Technology and Innovation Park will sit...
Green bin garden waste
With Spring in the air, Bedford Borough Council will be resuming garden waste collection from Monday 1 March. Residents are reminded to put their green bin out alongside their orange recycling bin on the relevant day...
The Mayor of Bedford, Dave Hodgson, has announced that Bedford Borough Council will take steps towards carbon neutrality as it recommends declaring a ‘Climate Emergency’.
Mayor Dave solar panels
A councillor has welcomed initiatives set out at this week’s first meeting of Bedford Borough Council’s new Climate Change Committee, but challenges the...
Organisers of the Bedford Repair Cafe and Cranfield University's director of manufacturing have welcomed the introduction of the Right to Repair law as a step towards a more sustainable economy...
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...