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A Government inspector has ordered Bedford Borough Council to pay costs after “unreasonable” delays in making a planning decision. Dominic Batchelor was so fed up with waiting for...
A father feared that his daughter would be subjected to “biblical plagues” of rats and flies from the reorganisation of a council depot...
Major planning decisions will be taken behind closed doors until the coronavirus crisis is over. Bedford Council’s planning committee has decided...
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Reinforcements from the council have arrived just in time for the opening of a public inquiry into plans to build up to 80 new homes in Bromham...
Four mature trees – and possibly a fifth – are to be sacrificed to the needs of parents driving their children to and from a school...
Richard Fuller MP speaking in Parliament
MP for North East Bedfordshire, Richard Fuller (Con), has said that more needs to be done to take into account shortages of public services, like GP appointments, because...
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The Chair of Bedford Borough Council’s Planning Committee has hailed the adoption of the Bedford Borough Local Plan as a major boost for its work in...
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A plan for a new doctors’ surgery and care home in Biddenham to replace two part-time surgeries in Bromham has been approved despite objections...
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Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, has won change of use planning permission which should settle the future of Greyfriars...
The development in Sharnbrook is site 238 in the Sharnbrook Neighbourhood plan. As the Sharnbrook Neighbourhood Plan has yet to be adopted it seems...
Campaigners fear that children’s lives will be put at risk on even busier roads if 81 new homes are built next to a school.
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Bedford’s villages are being “savaged” by developers who are exploiting a massive breach in the borough’s planning defences.