Plans for up to 249 new homes in Harrowden are in the pipeline and an application for a ‘screening opinion’ has been submitted to Bedford Borough Council. Before submitting a planning application...
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Bedford Borough Council charges residents around £95 million in council tax a year and successfully collected just over 97 per cent last year. A report presented to the Budget..
Plans have been submitted to transform the space above the former Waterstones in Bedford town centre into flats. Proposals have been submitted to Bedford Borough Council to change...
Bedford Borough Council’s adult social care debt is £6.6 million pounds – but the council has been more proactive over the last year to ensure the money comes in. A report on...
Following the publication of the report into parties held at Downing Street while the rest of the country observed lockdown restrictions, a Bedford MP has accused the prime minister of...
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A planning application for up to 500 new homes in Sharnbrook has been submitted to Bedford Borough Council. The development, located east of the village at Hill Farm, Mill Road, will...
Adult social care in England is getting worse, rather than better despite the Prime Minister’s, day one promise to “fix social care once and for all.” The growing numbers of people needing care and the increasing...
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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...
Cllr Mohammed Nawaz
Councillor Mohammed Nawaz (Kempston Central & East, Labour) has been elected unopposed as the new speaker of Bedford Borough Council yesterday (2 May). His duties for the new municipal...
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A local council is taking on “quite a workload” to be the responsible authority for a regional group aiming to bring prosperity to Bedfordshire, Milton Keynes and parts of Northamptonshire...
One of things I am most proud of is the diversity of, and cohesion between, our communities. Last week, thanks to Bedford Islam, we saw Bedford's first Street Iftar take place. The Iftar is the evening meal with...
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Bedford council has said it won’t get involved in rows over who owns land when planning applications are submitted. The comment came during a discussion over retrospective...