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...
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...
The scrap stored at David John Wright's Harter Road home
A Bedford man has been fined £10,000 for storing scrap at his home after he pleaded guilty for breaching a Planning Enforcement Notice. David John Wright, of Harter Road, was ordered...
PCC Festus Akinbusoye
It's three months since Festus Akinbusoye was elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire, becoming the first Black person in the country to fill the role. PCC Akinbusoye...
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...
Mayor Dave
I am pleased that Bedford Borough Council has approved my 2022/23 Budget. The Budget outlines plans to keep Council Tax rises below inflation...
PM Boris Johnson hands face space
Conservative North East Bedfordshire MP Richard Fuller has ignored calls to tell his constituents his views on lockdown 'parties' held by the Government during lockdown. The Prime Minister...
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Festus Akinbusoye
Bedfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Festus Akinbusoye, has created intrigue with a cryptic tweet where he claims something is coming that will be of "some national significance in...
I would like to thank the many local residents who have contact me, either by email or social media or spoken to me whilst I have been out...
Bricks - Building
More homes could be set to be built on a former school site. A planning application has been submitted to Bedford Borough Council for the former St Andrew’s School site on Pemberley Avenue...
on street parking
Parking in a Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) is not a concern for Bedford Borough Council’s planning officers when they consider planning...
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...