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...
Cycle lane sign
Councillors across the parties have welcomed the Borough's latest active travel grant, but Green party councillors are urging the Council to aim high to make Bedford a "truly cycle-friendly town"...
Wildflower meadows and new hedgerows are just two initiatives to encourage wildlife to thrive in Bedford Borough. As part of its ‘Bugs and Bees’ project, the Council is also reducing grass cutting in some areas of the Borough...
Mohammad Yasin MP in the House of Commons
Bedford and Kempston MP, Mohammad Yasin was surprised to receive a birthday greeting from Cabinet Minister, Michael Gove, in response to a his...
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...
Covanta Incinerator at Rookery Pit Artist's Impression
Covanta have announced that they'll start building the controversial incinerator at Rookery Pit, just outside Stewartby, now that finances have been agreed...
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...
Bedford Borough Council Bins
Bedford Borough Council's refuse collections will take place as normal this Friday 8 May. The Early May Bank Holiday has been moved to Friday to...
Extinction Rebellion Bedford
Bedfordshire's Extinction Rebellion (XR) group have welcomed Bedford Borough Council's declaration of a 'climate emergency', but want assurances the decision isn't just gesture politics...
Bottle bank overflowing
A combination of lorry driver shortages, vastly increased alcohol consumption and closed charity shops are putting council waste collection services under growing pressure. Councillors were…
The Store
If you’ve walked past St Cuthbert’s Arcade recently, you can’t have helped but notice the new business that is preparing to open at the front of 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...