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Borough Hall entrance
Today's government announcement for proposals to stop children in care being placed in unregulated accommodation has been welcomed by Bedford Borough...
Money
The 2020/21 Budget proposed by Mayor Dave Hodgson’s Executive was approved at a Full Council meeting last week with no votes against. However, it wasn't...
A new year publicity blitz is being planned to get more people to use Bedford Borough Council’s jazzed up website. The website is central to the council’s drive to save £24.3 million by 2024/2025 as it introduces...
Puppy
Bedford Borough Council have issued a warning to be cautious and carry out checks after reports of illegal puppy trading in the area. The illegal dealers and breeders are reported...
Lurke Street Car Park
Parking charges in Bedford are set to be frozen once again for 2020, meaning they've remained the same since 2017. At its meeting on Wednesday evening...
Bedford bus station under construction 2015
A bus company and a council were fined a total off £650,000 today (Friday) after a woman was killed when she was hit by a lorry during the redevelopment...
Mowsbury Walk Play Park
The Bedford Independent is able to allay concerns of Putnoe residents, following the news that Bedford Borough Council was intending to sell part of an...
Bedford town centre
Bedford Borough Council's Town Centre consultation has had over 900 respondents already but more people are being urged to take part so a true reflection of views across Bedford are...
Bedford High Street (April 2019)
Bedfordians are being asked to help Bedford Borough Council develop a future plan for our town centre. The consultation wants to know how people use the town centre, how often they visit, and...
Castle Mound Saxon sign
Bedford Borough Council say the CCTV camera used to monitor Bedford's Castle Mound was 'looking the other way' while a girl was being beaten-up by a gang of teenage girls. The youngster...
Cycle lane sign
Bedford Borough Council has announced today (31 Jul) that two controversial Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) will stay in place for a further three years. A consultation started...
Bunyan Centre
Bedford Borough Council is asking Bedfordians to tell them what they think of the way Fusion Lifestyle runs the areas leisure facilities. The council outsourced the running of its...