Friday, October 30, 2020
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Battison Street billboard
An old-fashioned paper advertising billboard is set to go digital after a planning inspector overturned the council’s refusal of consent. Clear Channel UK appealed to the Government’s Planning...
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...
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...
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...
Bricks - Building
Bedford’s villages are being “savaged” by developers who are exploiting a massive breach in the borough’s planning defences.
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...