Friday, January 15, 2021
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...
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...
Bedford Borough Council Bins
In an effort to reduce its reliance on single-use plastic, Bedford Borough Council has confirmed it will no longer provide orange sacks to households that have an orange bin. In addition, this year the Council will not be printing...
Bedford Town Centre
In response to overwhelming public support, the council is implementing measures to tackle street drinking and related anti-social behaviour in the Bedford town centre.
Three swans and a Canadian goose have been found dead in the River Great Ouse in Bedford, following a suspected outbreak of bird flu. One of the swans and the goose were discovered on Saturday...
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...
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...
Bedford Town Centre
A new contract for enforcement officers, preventing anti-social behaviour in Bedford, has been awarded to District Enforcement Ltd...
Bedford Borough Council is unable to clear away fly-tipped rubbish which has sat festering opposite Borough Hall for over a month as it is on private...
Bedford Market
The first sustainable market to be held in Bedford will launch this weekend, featuring food, homewares and toiletries from local suppliers...
Midas
A Bedford-based manufacturer which installed its own solar farm, will go on to compete in the national finals after winning at a regional manufacturing...
Jane Perrone
Bedford resident and former Guardian gardening editor, Jane Perrone, is seeking support for her new book, a celebration of houseplants...