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Great Denham Golf Club
A crowd-funder to protect the land occupied by the Bedford Golf Club in Great Denham more than doubled its original target in just 48 hours and...
Robinson Pool
Bedford Borough's Conservative Councillors have called for "urgent action" to end what they call "the lingering uncertainty over the future of its leisure services contractor, Fusion Lifestyle." The calls...
Bedford Borough Council say Fusion lifestyle has asked the taxpayer for "significant financial support" to help them reopen publicly owned leisure facilities across the borough. Fusion...
Bromham. Image credit: ADC Films
Councillors have been invited to have another go at making a planning decision that was already on the brink of being signed off. Bedford Borough Council’s lawyers have advised the planning...
Bedford Central Library
Bedford Borough Council have dismissed claims made on a local public Facebook group that Bedford Central Library is being sold to make way for residential and commercial development. The post...
Cycle lane sign
Bedford Borough Council say they've highlighted a number of "priority initiatives" which could secure Government funding to enhance sustainable transport, event infrastructure, and...
Owners of a “tired” leisure park near Bedford town centre have been given the green light to redevelop the site and build four blocks of flats that...
Bricks - Building
Planning, it’s never far from the headlines nationally, or locally. The rule book rewritten in 2012 and the Regional Spatial Strategies abandoned. Eight years on and the headlines are full of talk...
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...
Great Denham Golf Club
A petition to save Great Denham Golf Club has received over 1,700 signatures since it was launched on Friday (3 July). The club is due to close on...
Robert Jenrick MP
Bedford Borough Council has broadly welcomed the new support package announced by Local Government Secretary, Robert Jenrick, but has warned that...
Cllr Alison Foster
A councillor says the democratic rights of the public are being lost during the planning committee’s lockdown.Cllr Alison Foster (Cons, Harrold ward)...