The UK’s first-ever cycle hub to feature an app-based locking and booking system has been opened in Bedford town centre. The new bike storage shelter is just off Harpur Square and access is gained...
East West Rail virtual consultation room
The East West Rail consultation closes on Wednesday 9 June and all residents are urged to give their views on the proposals in the time remaining. Much of the debate has centred around the concerns of residents...
Cllr Graeme Coombes
A last ditch Conservative bid to get Bedford Borough Council to lobby for the Government to think again over a controversial new railway north of the town has been overwhelmingly rejected. A four-hour meeting was full of...
Bedford bus station
Bedford Borough Council want to know residents’ top priorities when it comes to local bus services, even if you don't use them yourself. Later this year, they will invite bids from companies to...
Connected Kerb, the company contracted by the council with the installation and maintenance of 30 new on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging points in Bedford, has defended its service offering...
East West Rail virtual consultation room
The current deadline for responses to the latest East West Rail (EWR) Co consultation is due to end on 9 June. However, local councillors and Bedford’s MP have urged EWR and the transport minister to extend...
Improved traffic signals and road widening will be part of major improvement works on Ampthill Road to reduce congestion and enhance road safety. Beginning next week (from Monday 24 May), the road...
Bedford Train at Station
Residents have spoken of their fear of “terrifying” proposals to build a new railway viaduct north of Bedford for the controversial East West Rail project. A public consultation exercise launched...
While some people have had to maintain their commute from Bedford by rail during the pandemic, many more will be returning to the railways in the coming months as Covid-19 (coronavirus) restrictions are eased...
Bedford's Mayor, councillors and campaigners have welcomed a report that has shown that the East West Rail service could run effectively using just the existing four lines, and avoid the need to...
East West Rail virtual consultation room
East West Rail Company (EWR Co) is launching a series of live chat events and webinars as part of the latest phase of its consultation. It concerns the five possible alignments of the Oxford to Cambridge rail link...
Bedford Station Sign
Ahead of today's announcement of the next stage of the East West Rail (EWR) consultation, residents of the Poets Area, near Bedford Station, have been left reeling at the news...