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Breach of condition notices have been issued to a number of developers working on projects in Bedford Borough, for failing to comply with various heritage & planning compliance...
The ‘burnt-out wreck’ of Shires House at Bedford Hospital’s North Wing is ‘grim’ and is dragging the whole area down, a meeting was told. Bedford Borough Council’s...
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A Health Overview and Scrutiny meeting has been blasted as “hypocritical and irresponsible”. Councillor Kay Burley (Labour, Kempston Central and East Ward) asked the Bedford Borough...
A Bedford borough resident suffered an 'injustice' as the council delayed providing a full assessment of their needs or a care plan, the Local Government & Social Care Ombudsman said. The ombudsman...
Domestic Abuse
A draft Domestic Abuse Strategy is set to be published for consultation by Bedford Borough Council later this month so it can update its strategies. The publication of new national guidance...
Bedford Borough Hall
Poor communication from the management is causing concerns and anxiety for Bedford Borough staff, a meeting heard. The Bedford Borough Council Employee Partnership...
Pound coins and money
The Bedfordshire Local Pension Board has been told that lockdown restrictions and staffing issues have meant deadlines set by the pension fund have not been set. In a meeting, last week...
Terraced houses
To support and resettle those who have fled Afghanistan, Bedford Borough Council is asking landlords to get in touch if they have any empty properties available to let in the coming weeks...
Bedford Town Centre
Bedfordians are being urged to take part in the current phase of the Borough's Local Plan consultation which closes in two weeks. Local Plans set out where growth and development...
Bricks - Building
Planners have given the go-ahead for up to 390 new homes to be built on the outskirts of Bromham. A committee was told that the principle of developing the site, off Stagsden Road...
A Thai restaurant owner who wanted to grow his own herbs and vegetables gave council planners food for thought. But the planning committee decided that the application to build hydroponic greenhouses on land...
Newborn baby
Councillors have overridden huge opposition in Sharnbrook to give the green light to a service for troubled new mums and their newborns. The planning committee was told that the occupiers of a converted...