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...
Dear editor, At our September meeting, Kempston Town Council unanimously passed a declaration of a climate emergency. This brings us in to line with Bedford Borough Council, the UK Parliament and many other towns and cities around...
Cllr Jake Sampson
Bedford Borough’s largest housing association, bpha, has been urged to be bold and aim higher to improve the energy efficiency of its homes after its own...
Bedford Repair Cafe
To celebrate International Repair Day (17 October), the Bedford Repair Cafe is asking locals to share their favourite repair businesses...
Badger
Have you noticed more wildlife activity in your garden or local park since lockdown? If so, wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES)...
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) has "warmly welcomed" legislation proposed by Conservative North Bedfordshire MP, Richard Fuller, to tackle the crime of hare coursing...
Cranfield University sewage treatment works
Cranfield University is to train the next generation of leading water scientists and engineers, thanks to receiving a share £446m investment in research by the Government...
Bedfordshire Against Covanta Incinerator
A controversial incinerator to be built by Covanta in Marston Vale has been given the go-ahead despite an appeal by local campaign group BACI (Bedfordshire Against Covanta Incinerator). In the High Court today, Mrs Justice Lang...
RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch
Binoculars at the ready - the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch takes place from 25 - 27 January and everyone in Bedford is encouraged to take part...
Bedfordshire Climate Change Forum (BCCF)
Bedfordshire's Climate Change Forum (BCCF) is hosting a Bedford Borough mayoral election hustings this evening, to find out candidate's views on the environment and...
Cranfield University
Researchers at Cranfield University and their partners at the University of York are working together to develop a greener way to manufacture textiles for clothing using biomass derived from crop waste...
Bedford's Etienne Stott, who won gold in the 2012 Olympic Games, has backed a new international competition featuring virtual and sustainable challenges. The Planet Earth Games is a...