Saturday, September 19, 2020
Great Denham Golf Club
A crowd-funder to protect the land occupied by the Bedford Golf Club in Great Denham more than doubled its original target in just 48 hours and...
Bromham. Image credit: ADC Films
Councillors have been invited to have another go at making a planning decision that was already on the brink of being signed off. Bedford Borough Council’s lawyers have advised the planning...
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...
Bricks - Building
Planning, it’s never far from the headlines nationally, or locally. The rule book rewritten in 2012 and the Regional Spatial Strategies abandoned. Eight years on and the headlines are full of talk...
Great Denham Golf Club
A petition to save Great Denham Golf Club has received over 1,700 signatures since it was launched on Friday (3 July). The club is due to close on...
Cllr Alison Foster
A councillor says the democratic rights of the public are being lost during the planning committee’s lockdown.Cllr Alison Foster (Cons, Harrold ward)...
Greyfriars police station
Plans to rejuvenate a prominent town centre site in Bedford have stalled because of the impact of the pandemic on the local authority’s finances...
Bricks - Building
A Government inspector has ordered Bedford Borough Council to pay costs after “unreasonable” delays in making a planning decision. Dominic Batchelor was so fed up with waiting for...
A father feared that his daughter would be subjected to “biblical plagues” of rats and flies from the reorganisation of a council depot...
Major planning decisions will be taken behind closed doors until the coronavirus crisis is over. Bedford Council’s planning committee has decided...
Bromham. Image credit: ADC Films
Reinforcements from the council have arrived just in time for the opening of a public inquiry into plans to build up to 80 new homes in Bromham...
Four mature trees – and possibly a fifth – are to be sacrificed to the needs of parents driving their children to and from a school...