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...
A Government planning inspector has rejected a second attempt to build homes on back gardens in Cople. Five landowners, including the Shuttleworth Trust, took their case for building up to five homes on land...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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..
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...