Controversial plans for a hot food takeaway in a Bedford borough village hinge on whether officers at the council can reach an acceptable legal agreement...
Bedford Borough Mayoral election 2019 results
The polls in Bedford Borough closed at 10pm on 2 May. While many areas across the UK have counted well into the night, and already announced their results, Bedford Borough...
doctor close up
A plan for a new doctors’ surgery and care home in Biddenham to replace two part-time surgeries in Bromham has been approved despite objections...
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...
A plan to bring a dead village pub back to life by building four houses on the same site and injecting the profits into a big refurbishment have been reluctantly dismissed by councillors...
Campaigners fear that children’s lives will be put at risk on even busier roads if 81 new homes are built next to a school.
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...
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...
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...
Bedford High Street
Bedfordians are being asked to help Bedford Borough Council develop a future plan for our town centre. The consultation wants to know how people use the town centre, how often they visit, and...
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...
Henry Vann
More average speed camera sites have been announced in an effort to tackle dangerous driving in areas where local communities have called for them...