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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...