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Starbucks is looking to replace the former Maplin unit in Bedford’s St John’s Retail Park with a 24-hour drive-thru coffee shop. The planning application, which has been submitted...
Money
Bedford Borough Council is not one of the councils behind a government warning about putting taxpayers’ money at risk, the councillor in charge of its purse strings has said...
Delays in agreeing a planning application has led to a primary school using its sports field to expand while it waits for promised land to be handed over. During the council’s planning committee...
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The Fraud Investigation Team at Bedford Borough Council has cautioned a local woman after it was found that she supplied a family member's address to the Council to obtain free...
Cllr Charles Royden (Lib Dems, Brickhill) Image: Local Democracy Reporting Service
Bedford’s mayor has been asked if he will be telling his deputy not to be so “patronising” when answering questions from councillors After yesterday’s full council meeting ended...
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Bedford Borough Council consultations are carefully targeted and the outcomes are “transparent”, a meeting has heard. Each council consultation has a different target audience...
Bedford Borough Council’s unaudited accounts are still open for public inspection, as required by law, so local people can see how it spends public money. This means any resident...
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Allowing for broadband costs when financially assessing residents needing adult social care services will come at a cost to council taxpayers but is the “right thing to do” a senior councillor...
Up to nine retirement bungalows could be built on the site of a semi-detached house on Cardington Road, Bedford, after plans were submitted to Bedford Borough Council...
Dogs could soon be able to mutt their stuff, paw-ty like a dog-star or just put their paws up at a new doggy daycare centre in Souldrop – if planning is approved. The application...
A leisure park just outside Bedford has submitted a planning application to extend its existing campsite from 12 to 56 caravan pitches –  plus utility block and arrivals lodge. Box End Park...
Bedford Borough Council has received a retrospective planning permission application to site six caravans on land in Keysoe, Bedford. The application seeks consent for four caravans...