Floods which forced 1,300 people to evacuate their homes over Christmas have left a trail of rubbish which the council is still working to clear up. Responding to a question from a councillor, Bedford Borough Council’s environment...
Cycle lane sign
To enable safer and greener travel, a protected cycle lane is being proposed on a stretch of Goldington Road, following a £291,000 Active Travel Fund grant from the Department of Transport...
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...
In preparation for refurbishment works later in the year, St Peter's Street car park will be closed for 24 hours from 7 to 8 January. As part of a large scale investment in car parks...
With Christmas celebrations all but over, it's now time to decide how you're going to say "goodbye" to your Christmas tree. Will you plant it in your garden or recycling it? In 2020, over 14 tonnes...
Bedford Borough Council have said that around 40 properties were flooded after the River Great Ouse burst its banks over the Christmas bank holiday. Around 1300 households were visited and advised to evacuate...
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...
Bedford Borough communities have rallied round to help neighbours and strangers alike, as flooding swept through the town and villages after heavy rainfall began...
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service used specialist drone equipment to monitor rescue efforts and help map flooding.
Various parts of Bedford Borough have been issued flood warnings as the River Great Ouse rises.
It has already burst its banks in North Bedfordshire villages and threatens to do so in other...
Bedford Borough residents are reminded that bins won't be collected on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year's Day as the crews enjoy a well-deserved bank holiday break. All bin collections from 25 December until 18...
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...