Councillors and campaigners have welcomed the news that Bedford Borough will be introducing a pilot of their School Street initiative around Cauldwell School in March 2021...
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...
Residents and motorists in Haynes have been treated to an incredible ice sculpture thanks to the combination of sub zero temperatures and some perfectly placed pot holes...
Public Health England has issued a cold weather alert for this week as snow and below-freezing temperatures are expected for much of this week. With severe wintry conditions and very cold weather...
Could Beavers like this be introduced along the River Great Ouse?
Beavers could become a new weapon in Bedford’s ongoing battle against river flooding. A meeting on Monday heard two of the biggest political big beasts in the borough chew over and react favourably...
A leading councillor is “optimistic” that the first school run traffic ban will be introduced “in the near future” at a site in Bedford borough. Responding to a question from a Green party councillor, the portfolio holder for environment...
The addition of six eCargo bikes to the Council's vehicle fleet has been welcomed by councillors and businesses keen to see greener and more sustainable transport solutions in the Borough...
fly-tipping
Over £3,000 in fines have been handed out to two individuals for failing to dispose of waste legally. On Thursday 21 January, in two separate cases, costs and fines totalling over £3,000 were awarded to Bedford Borough Council, by the Magistrates Court...
Heavy rain forecast tomorrow (Wednesday) has seen four flood alerts put in place throughout Bedford Borough. The Environment Agency's advice to homeowners is 'be prepared' as flooding is possible...
Carlton High Street (Bridgend), Christmas Floods 2020
A petition calling for improved flood defences in Bedford Borough was presented at a full Borough Council meeting last week (13 January) as councillors praise those who helped protect homes and support those...
A flood warning and several flood alerts in Bedford Borough have been issued by the Environment Agency following persistent rain over the last 24 hours.
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...