Councillors were finally convinced to reject plans for seven retirement bungalows in a village conservation area after being told they had a legal duty to consider the advice of their experts...
Councillors have controversially granted permission to an “anti-democratic” plan for 20 new homes in a village near Bedford. A site called Hayle Field, off High Street, in Thurleigh...
A plan for 400 homes and a new primary school on village land just outside Bedford has been binned – for the time being. A Government planning inspector says...
Wixams G-Park
Calls from a campaigning resident, for a review of a highly contentious plan for massive warehouses near Wixams, have been rejected by the Bedford Borough Council's...
Bricks - Building
Bedford Borough Councillors went against the strong advice of their planning officers to put off a decision on a plan to build seven retirement bungalows in the Riseley village conservation...
Philip Simpkins
Following a 30 year career at Bedford Borough Council, chief executive, Philip Simpkins, has announced that he will be stepping down from the role...
Woodland Manor
A bid to build four homes on an historic hotel’s land has been rejected by a Government planning inspector. Bedford Council had rejected the planning...
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...
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...
Bricks - Building
Bedford Borough Council's planning department has been revealed as one of the worst in the country, according to the council officer in charge. That's according to Government figures...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
Tax payers money used to bail out Fusion after years of dreadful performance in Bedford and nationwide where its performance rating is 95% BAD! What is Dave thinking about? He has rewarded...
Goldington Road Bedford Blues
Bedfordians have expressed concern, after it was revealed the Bedford Blues ground on Goldington Road has been listed in a 'call for sites' that could be used for development. A 'call for sites' is...