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...
Joshua Hawkins Blue Plaque
An extraordinary couple, a couple key to Bedford's history are honoured with the unveiling of a fifth plaque as local historians commemorate...
Bricks - Building
A panel of councillors were surprised at colleagues’ lack of knowledge of the council’s planning system, and some parish council representatives were referred to as “doughnuts”. As part...
Bedford Borough Hall
Councillors have expressed disappointment that a call for a fully-funded pay rise for council and school workers has been amended after it was found to undermine a national process. A...
Oasis swimming pool is often described as dirty and an eye-sore
A representative of Fusion Lifestyle, the company that runs Bedford borough’s leisure facilities has moaned that media reports of how they run the facilities is “unfair”. Fusion Lifestyle Ltd...
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...
Robert Jenrick MP
Bedford Borough Council has broadly welcomed the new support package announced by Local Government Secretary, Robert Jenrick, but has warned that...
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...
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...
King Street, Kempston
A socially distanced visit will be arranged so councillors can see a Kempston street’s parking problems. Councillors heard there is opposition from...
How the Home of Production (HOP)at Quest Pit Stewartby might look
A former quarry pit, once destined to be a home for an ambitious aquatic project in Stewartby, could now become a state-of-the-art film and television studio. Home of Production (HOP), a newly...
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...