Following heavy snow and sub-zero overnight temperatures, Bedford Borough Council have suspended today's (Monday) bin collections due to potentially treacherous driving conditions. For the safety of Council staff and other road users, bin collections have been suspended on...
Gritter lorry snow
A combination of freezing temperatures and fewer cars on the road has driven Bedford Borough Council to request motorists to remain at home unless absolutely necessary tomorrow...
Motorists are advised to avoid Manton Lane at the weekend as it will be closed while a new footbridge is installed. The installation, which aims to improve pedestrian safety and traffic flow, was delayed due to an outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus)...
Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage after a man died in a road traffic collision on the M1 yesterday (Sunday). Emergency services were called to the scene just after 1pm...
The installation of the new footbridge over Manton Lane has been delayed by a month due to an outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus) at a sub-contractors' facility.
Bus Lane
A decision to turn three of Bedford’s bus lanes into exclusive routes for ultra-low emission vehicles has been delayed until September, a meeting heard...
Cycling
News of a multi-million pound government investment to create safe spaces for cycling and walking has been broadly welcomed by local leaders...
blue badge, disabled parking
Two individuals who pleaded guilty to misusing Blue Badges have been prosecuted by Bedford Borough Council and ordered to pay over £1,000 in fines...
As the rise in popularity of electric or e-scooters continues, Bedfordshire Police is flagging up the laws regarding their use. During this month’s...
Cauldwell Street Prebend Street
The junction at Cauldwell Street and Prebend Street is the location for the last traffic light upgrade in Bedford this year. Throughout 2020, the council...
Clapham Roundabout, Bedford. Credit: Don R Weerasirie
A senior councillor has advised motorists to avoid the A6 Paula Radcliffe Way and to expect 'significant disruption' until December while essential...
Road closed diversion
Bedfordshire Police have issued a warning for motorists to avoid the Interchange Retail Park this evening (Friday) after heavy traffic has built up in...