Puppy
Bedford Borough Council have issued a warning to be cautious and carry out checks after reports of illegal puppy trading in the area. The illegal dealers and breeders are reported...
National planning rules are preventing Bedford councillors from refusing unwelcome developments, a meeting heard. The planning processes that have to be followed by Bedford...
Bricks - Building
The Chair of Bedford Borough Council’s Planning Committee has hailed the adoption of the Bedford Borough Local Plan as a major boost for its work in...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
Bedford Borough Council has one of the healthiest financial reserves in the region, according to recent research with £12m unrestricted reserves, despite the on-going cuts to...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner says Bedfordians have been misled over a political leaflet, made to look like a newspaper, that suggests she's not doing enough to...
Money
Bedford Borough councillors are to be asked to keep their allowances at the same level for another year. As elected volunteers and not employed, councillors do not receive a salary. However...
Bricks - Building
Bedford council has said it won’t get involved in rows over who owns land when planning applications are submitted. The comment came during a discussion over retrospective...
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 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...
The pandemic has highlighted the exposure to changes in the economy councils face when collecting council tax and funding its services. Bedford Borough’s portfolio holder for finance...
Extended opening hours and greater flexibility for users of Putnoe and Kempston Libraries are being cited as benefits of the LibraryPlus scheme that Bedford Borough Council...
Half of Bedford borough’s ‘looked after’ children are placed outside the area – but meeting a child’s needs comes before the location, a council committee was told. The Children’s Services Overview & Scrutiny...