Richard Fuller MP speaking in Parliament
MP for North East Bedfordshire, Richard Fuller (Con), has said that more needs to be done to take into account shortages of public services, like GP appointments, because...
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...
Bedford Borough Hall
Bedford borough residents will be seeing a 3.99 per cent increase in the council’s slice of their council tax bills following the approval of the council’s General Fund Budget for 2022/2023. The...
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...
Bedford Borough Hall
Continuing Government cuts to local authorities, plus the added pressure of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, mean that Bedford Borough Council must save £10.9million in the 2021/22 financial year...
RAF Cardington
Council planners are in new talks with developers over a deal to secure the future of the iconic giant airship sheds in Cardington. Bedford Borough Council had in 2014 given permission for 592 homes to be built near the sheds at Shortstown on the understanding that a deal would...
Cllr David Fletcher
Cllr David Fletcher has issued a stark warning to Bedford Borough Council that they are not doing enough to help areas like Midland Road, and to stop leaving the job of monitoring problems in the area to local people.
Mayor Dave
The Bedford Borough Local Plan 2030 has been signed off by the Planning Inspectorate, meaning that it can be adopted as policy...
Cycle lane sign
Bedford Borough Council say they've highlighted a number of "priority initiatives" which could secure Government funding to enhance sustainable transport, event infrastructure, and...
Stagsden Solar Power Plant Site
A solar power station straddling the borders of Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes, could be on the cards after developers approached three councils for their opinions...
Greyfriars police station
A “laser like focus” will be directed at a local authority in the weeks ahead over the sale and redevelopment of a former Bedfordshire police station. Planning permission was granted by Bedford Borough Council for a change of use for the Greyfriars site...
Bricks - Building
Bedford Borough Council planners try to keep applicants up to date with decision delays, but if they updated them every day the planners wouldn’t have the time to do anything else...