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Bedford Borough Council's Town Centre consultation has had over 900 respondents already but more people are being urged to take part so a true reflection of views across Bedford are...
Kings Bridge
A busy footbridge over the River Great Ouse is to close from tomorrow (29 October) so it can be refurbished.  Kings Bridge which crosses the river from beneath Longholm Way to the...
Recruiting care staff is “a struggle” admitted a council chief – but the council is working on ways to attract and retain more people to the sector. The Adult Services Overview & Scrutiny...
Borough Hall entrance
Today's government announcement for proposals to stop children in care being placed in unregulated accommodation has been welcomed by Bedford Borough...
Jenni Jackson launches the Labour manifesto for Bedford Borough's 2019 Mayoral elections
Jenni Jackson, Labour's Mayoral Candidate for Bedford Borough has launched her manifesto, saying they are "putting people first." Jenni Jackson said: "Our plan brings...
Bedford Corn Exchange
After more than a year, face to face meetings of Bedford borough’s councillors are set to begin again next week. As of 7 May, remote meetings are no longer permitted, and councillors right across the political spectrum have...
Bedford Borough Hall
Bedford Borough Council’s draft Corporate Plan for 2022 to 2026, has four interlinked goals, with three cross-cutting themes throughout, a meeting heard. Bedford Borough Council...
Ballot Boxes Bedford
Bedford Borough Council has come under fire for their organisation of this years local election count, which has been described as a "shambles". There have also been questions...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
In his first major announcement about Council spending since being re-elected, Bedford Borough's elected mayor has outlines a series of initiatives which he says "demonstrates the strength...
Adrian Spurrell Green Party
The Green Party's Adrian Spurrell has revealed his manifesto for the Bedford Borough mayoral elections in May. In an announcement on his Facebook page...
Money
Mayor Dave Hodgson has set out his budget proposals for Bedford Borough Council ready for debate at a full council meeting on 6 February, but already some say he...
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...