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...
Elstow Park and Ride
A waiting room intended to help users of Bedford’s park and ride to keep out of the elements while they wait to hop on a bus into town is set to be taken over by… a car rental company...
St Mary’s Church, Bletsoe
Neighbourhood plans covering Bletsoe, Bromham, Stevington and Thurleigh parishes are set to be formally adopted by Bedford Borough Council’s executive. Each neighbourhood plan was overwhelmingly...
Bedford Borough Council has received a retrospective planning permission application to site six caravans on land in Keysoe, Bedford. The application seeks consent for four caravans...
National planning rules are preventing Bedford councillors from refusing unwelcome developments, a meeting heard. The planning processes that have to be followed by Bedford...
A leisure park just outside Bedford has submitted a planning application to extend its existing campsite from 12 to 56 caravan pitches –  plus utility block and arrivals lodge. Box End Park...
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...
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...
Council planners and legal experts say they are doing all they can to make sure a new doctor’s surgery is built on the outskirts of Biddenham. A year’s worth of talks has taken place behind the scenes to sort out...
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...
Bricks - Building
Retrospective planning permission for a detached double garage in Odell has been granted despite a claim that part of the development was overhanging a neighbour’s property. The plans...
Bedford Town Centre
Bedford Borough Council wants to hear from residents as the next phase of the Local Plan 2040 consultation begins. Local Plans set out where growth and development will take place - everything from...