For the first time since the end of March, vans and most trailers will be able to return to Bedford's household waste recycling centre...
The annual Spring spectacle along Bedford's Embankment has burst into life, with over 40,000 tulips taking centre stage. The bulbs were planted in the autumn along with bedding plants...
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...
A number of roads in North Bedfordshire have been closed and cars have become stuck following widespread flooding in the area.  Bedford Borough Council, the Police and the Fire and Rescue...
Plastic Bottles
Single-use plastics are being banned from bars at next year’s Bedford River Festival as part of the council’s drive to become more environmentally friendly. And a meeting of...
Bedford Market
The first sustainable market to be held in Bedford will launch this weekend, featuring food, homewares and toiletries from local suppliers...
Bedford Borough Council Bins
A trial of electric powered bin lorries is set to test the technology’s ability to help the council hit ambitious climate saving targets...
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...
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...
climate committee
The heat was turned up on Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson over whether the council was doing enough to do its bit to tackle climate change...
Fly-Tipping
Bedford Borough Council say they'll issue fines of £300 to people whose rubbish has been dumped, even if they didn't dump it themselves. The new Fixed Penalty Notice...
Longholme Otter
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.