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Those who are struggling financially as a result of the coronavirus pandemic are being offered help with their Council Tax. Bedford Borough Council already has a 100% Council Tax Reduction...
Lurke Street Car Park
In order to enable the Council to prioritise staff on essential duties, the opening hours of the multi-storey car parks in Bedford will be changing...
Garden waste
The Council has today announced that Green Garden Waste collections will be suspended from Monday, due to staff shortages. Following Government guidance...
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Bedford is predicated to have 1.5% GVA (gross value added) growth over the next three years, according to the annual economic forecast by EY, with the highest growth in the arts and entertainment sector. The report...
Garden waste
It's a sure sign that Spring is just round the corner when the garden waste collections resume. Bedford Borough Council will once again...
Save time..
Bedford Borough Council is making it much easier for local residents to save time by offering lots more online options on their website. All the council’s...
This year will see a shake-up of the current council wards in Bedford Borough, and the public is being asked for their help to decide the new boundaries...
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...