Terraced houses
Bedford Borough Council is proposing that the number of 'houses in multiple occupation' (HMOs) is restricted to 30% of properties within an area...
A Bedford housing association has become the first in the UK to use innovative Body Worn Video (BWV) to help keep its employees safe when working...
Terraced houses
Bedford Borough Council is taking steps to tackle unlicensed shared houses - or ‘Houses in Multiple Occupation’ (HMOs) across the Borough...
Illustration by Harry Woodgate
From unaffordable rental properties to the under-funded implementation of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, central government funding cuts are prevent...
Willington
Don’t harm our village! That was the cry from Willington residents who turned out in force to object to a plan for new housing on farmland...
Empty homes week
As part of Empty Homes Week, Bedford Borough Council is shining a spot-light on long-term empty homes that have successfully been brought back into use.
Local Plan 2030 Leaflet
The Planning Inspectorate has sent back Bedford Borough Council's Local Plan 2030 for further review, saying it needs to do more to take into consideration future housing growth. This review includes a Borough wide...
Sir Malcolm Stewart Bart General Charitable Trust Homes Stewartby
“Don’t make us pay more than three times as much for wooden windows.” That’s the plea from elderly residents of a charity’s housing estate in Stewartby. Planning officers at...
Local Plan 2030 Leaflet
Following pressure from CPRE Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough Council has released figures that suggest they've made plans to build over 1000 homes that aren't needed. As part of the...
Wootton Vale Retirement Community
If you’re aged 55 or over, rent your home and find yourself needing a bit of extra support or care then Wootton Vale Retirement Community could be your perfect sanctuary. This wonderful...
Terrace Housing
The public are invited to make their views known on the impact Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) have on their area. Currently, houses can be converted..