An old chapel building in Stevington is being held up by buttresses and remains a “danger to health and safety”, a meeting heard. The former Methodist chapel, in Park Road, was built in 1863 but ceased use...
McDonald’s and Bedford Borough Council have teamed up to apply for planning permission to build a new fast-food drive-thru restaurant on the outskirts of town...
A set-to-bursting committee chairman apologised for breaking council protocols after making a just-in-time desperate dash to the loo during a marathon meeting...
Dallas Road, Kempston
A committee chairman used his casting vote to give the go-ahead to a development of 341 new homes on a derelict former factory site in Kempston.''
Developers of nearly 600 new homes already approved for Shortstown have agreed to hand over £1 million to maintain historic airship Shed One at Cardington...
Residents - concerned for the future of a mature tree in their community - have been given extra time to respond to a planning application for a phone mast after Bedford Borough Council put the...
Bricks - Building
A residents’ petition has been launched after developers approached the council for expert opinions on the impact 1,100 new homes near Shortstown would have on the local area...
Plans to build homes, children’s play facilities and land for a new primary school in Clapham have been submitted for outline planning permission. Following two year's engagement...
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...
A village pub near Bedford cannot be turned into a house, a planning inspector has ruled. Even though the Royal George in High Street, Stagsden, was unviable from 2012 to 2015, inspector Rachel Walmsley...
In the first of a series of articles on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc (OxCam Arc), the Bedford Independent looks at the impact it could have on Bedford Borough’s economy...
Greyfriars police station
A “laser like focus” will be directed at a local authority in the weeks ahead over the sale and redevelopment of a former Bedfordshire police station. Planning permission was granted by Bedford Borough Council for a change of use for the Greyfriars site...