The popular Priory Country Park has had its County Wildlife Site status extended to now cover the whole park, including the woods and the various meadows around the historic site. Sites...
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...
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...
Mayor Dave solar panels
A councillor has welcomed initiatives set out at this week’s first meeting of Bedford Borough Council’s new Climate Change Committee, but challenges the...
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...
Anglian Water van livery
Anglian Water have been served an abatement order notice after Riverfield Drive residents complained about smells coming from a nearby sewage treatment plant. Long-suffering residents of the...
Bedford and Kempston MP and former Queen's Park councillor, Mohammad Yasin, has welcomed new signage in the area, saying that Queen's Park is finally getting the recognition it deserves...
The start of this year's fishing season at Priory Country Park lake has been delayed following an investigation by the Environment Agency after an unusually large number of dead fish were found...
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...
Bedford Borough Council has told the Bedford Independent that repairs to the wooden Labyrinth at Priory Country Park cannot take place until additional...
Plastic Bottles
Bedford's first Sustainability Week was launched 'virtually' yesterday (Monday), with the aim of sharing the environmental message, even if we are...
In the second of a series of articles on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc (OxCam Arc), the Bedford Independent looks at the impact it could have on Bedford Borough’s demographics and higher education...