A 20-unit facility providing housing for the homeless will be open to residents next month, less than six months after building work began. The Mayor of Bedford, Dave Hodgson, SMART CJS CEO...
Bricks - Building
Two new settlements with thousands of homes each are on the drawing board as the Government tells Bedford Borough Council that it needs to find space for an extra 12,500 homes...
“Comprehensive support is given to those vulnerably housed or sleeping rough, they recover more quickly and can then get back into education...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...