The car wash, Dallas Road, Kempston.
A car wash site could make way for a block of 12 flats if plans are given the go-ahead. Developers have submitted the proposal to erect the flats on the site in Dallas Road, Kempston...
Money
Bedford Borough councillors are to be asked to keep their allowances at the same level for another year. As elected volunteers and not employed, councillors do not receive a salary. However...
Bricks - Building
A panel of councillors were surprised at colleagues’ lack of knowledge of the council’s planning system, and some parish council representatives were referred to as “doughnuts”. As part...
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...
Bedford Borough Council says they're considering taking on traffic enforcement powers after a change in the Traffic Management Act (2022). The Act gives local authorities the option to...
Bedford Borough Hall
Bedford borough residents will be seeing a 3.99 per cent increase in the council’s slice of their council tax bills following the approval of the council’s General Fund Budget for 2022/2023. The...
Pound coins and money
A call from the Conservative group to freeze Bedford Borough Council tax was rejected by councillors last night (Wednesday, February 2). The Conservatives said it would be wrong...
The complexity of cases that Bedford Borough’s social care services are experiencing is “much more serious” than it has been in the past – and there has been a “slow, but steady” increase...
The Mid Beds Conservative MP, Nadine Dorries, was trending on social media today after she defended the Prime Minister on Channel 4 News...
MPs for Bedford & Kempston and North East Bedfordshire questioned the Prime Minister in the House of Commons yesterday (Monday) following...
While the Government pours its energies into reputation management to save the Prime Minster, and the country is distracted and...
Recruiting care staff is “a struggle” admitted a council chief – but the council is working on ways to attract and retain more people to the sector. The Adult Services Overview & Scrutiny...