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Adoption
National Adoption Week runs until the 21st October and our reporter, Hannah Brown, looks at what adoption means for children and the people they may one day call mum and dad. There are 2000 children in...
Dallas Road, Kempston
A committee chairman used his casting vote to give the go-ahead to a development of 341 new homes on a derelict former factory site in Kempston.''
Bunyan Centre
Bedford Borough Council is asking Bedfordians to tell them what they think of the way Fusion Lifestyle runs the areas leisure facilities. The council outsourced the running of its...
Lower unemployment than expected in Bedford has resulted in an estimated council tax surplus of more than £4 million. And the cash is set to be shared between Bedford Borough Council...
Macbook laptop booking online zoom learning
People in Bedford are being encouraged to go online and use digital self-serve options, rather than to make contact via email/phone calls, a meeting heard. Bedford Borough Council...
McDonald’s and Bedford Borough Council have teamed up to apply for planning permission to build a new fast-food drive-thru restaurant on the outskirts of town...
Bedford Borough Hall
The Conservative Group and Bedford's Green Party councillors have said they will be scrutinising the Mayor's 2022/23 budget to ensure...
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...
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...
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...
Education Cuts
Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson, has said schools across Bedford Borough are facing a combined cut of £1.3m as their budgets are slashed by central government.  In a statement issued today, the town's Mayor said that the...
The foreboding entrance to Oasis Pool isn't inviting.
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...