While the Government pours its energies into reputation management to save the Prime Minster, and the country is distracted and...
Recruiting care staff is “a struggle” admitted a council chief – but the council is working on ways to attract and retain more people to the sector. The Adult Services Overview & Scrutiny...
Bedford Borough councillors will consider a council tax increase of 3.99 per cent next month. Bedford Borough Council’s Constitution requires that Full Council considers the budget...
Following an Ofsted inspection in November 2021, Bedford Borough Council’s Children’s Services have been rated ‘Good’ by the regulators...
Rutland Road. Image: Google Street View June 2021
The high concentration of temporary accommodation on Rutland Road, Bedford has caused disruption to residents, leading to sleepless nights, damage to property and concerns for...
Mid-Bedfordshire Conservative MP, Nadine Dorries, has been called "delusional" after claims people she had spoken to had "nothing but support" for the Prime Minister over lockdown...
The pandemic has highlighted the exposure to changes in the economy councils face when collecting council tax and funding its services. Bedford Borough’s portfolio holder for finance...
Bedford Borough Hall
The Conservative Group and Bedford's Green Party councillors have said they will be scrutinising the Mayor's 2022/23 budget to ensure...
Bedford's Oasis Swimming Pool has been branded "disgusting" after its outside has been allowed to deteriorate with little to no apparent evidence of repairs or maintenance. The operators Fusion...
PM Boris Johnson hands face space
Conservative North East Bedfordshire MP Richard Fuller has ignored calls to tell his constituents his views on lockdown 'parties' held by the Government during lockdown. The Prime Minister...
Bedford councillors have expressed their surprise that consultation for a report on parental leave for councillors did not involve elected members – including two that recently had additions to...
Bedford River Festival regatta The Embankment
2021 was a difficult year with COVID-19 dominating and various restrictions and lockdowns taking place throughout the year. Sadly 2022 hasn’t got off to a much...