Home Politics Bedford Borough Council

Bedford Borough Council

A drive-thru Taco Bell could be coming to Bedford – if planning is approved at the second time of asking. A planning application has been resubmitted to Bedford Borough Council to demolish the Frankie and Benny’s...
How the Home of Production (HOP)at Quest Pit Stewartby might look
A former quarry pit, once destined to be a home for an ambitious aquatic project in Stewartby, could now become a state-of-the-art film and television studio. Home of Production (HOP), a newly...
Bedford's Oasis Beach Pool is closing for repairs next week but as some of the work will be "specialist work at high level" the weather may cause delays. In a post buried on Bedford Borough...
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...
Rutland Road. Image: Google Street View June 2021
The high concentration of temporary accommodation on Rutland Road, Bedford has caused disruption to residents, leading to sleepless nights, damage to property and concerns for...
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...
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...
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...
Wixams warehouse
Residents of Wixams have said they feel like they are being 'deliberately ignored' by Bedford Borough Council's planning department and claim their...
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...
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...
Bricks - Building
A residents’ petition has been launched after developers approached the council for expert opinions on the impact 1,100 new homes near Shortstown would have on the local area...