If you've lost count of how many times you've looked around a potential new house, only to be disappointed that it doesn't have a pub in the cellar hidden behind a secret door, then look no further...
Councillors rounded on one of their colleagues when he queried how the council chooses which properties to buy to house the homeless. Bedford Council has £10million set aside to buy 80 properties to provide temporary accommodation...
Ashburnham Court
A fifty-five-home high rise in the heart of Bedford has been given the green light for a multi-million-pound refurbishment...
Bricks - Building
Bedfordians are being asked to make sure they put their views across on the Borough Council's housing strategy up to 2026. The consultation, which is now open until 18 August...
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...