Great Denham Cafe Tender
The invitation for someone to take over the running of Great Denham Café has been extended after an admin error in the tender advertisement was found on the...
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...
Bedford Borough Council has confirmed that it is working with an ecologist and drainage experts to ensure that the much-loved Longholme Lake is returned to a 'self-maintaining condition.'..
Bus Lane
A plan to kick some taxis and private hire cars out of three of Bedford’s bus lanes has been slammed by drivers and councillors alike. Bedford Borough Council is consulting...
YouthStrike4Climate
Bedford students have taken an unauthorised day off school to show how concerned they are about the future of our planet and demand that those in power face up to facts and...
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 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...
In the final part of a series of articles on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc (OxCam Arc), the Bedford Independent looks at its possible impact on Bedford’s environment. The government’s Arc spatial framework...
Two of Bedford Borough's parks have scored highly in recent customer satisfaction surveys, with users overwhelmingly stating that their local park improves their...
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.
Bedford Borough Council Bins
Bedford Borough Council are reminding everyone to make sure the check bin collection times over the Christmas and New Year. With bin collections not be happening on Christmas Day...
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...