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...
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...