Bedford Mayor Dave Hodgson’s ‘hand was forced’ in committing Bedford Borough Council financially to deliver the long-awaited Wixams railway station, according to Wixams & Wilstead Councillor Graeme Coombes.
Walk in services are to remain at Putnoe Walk in Centre for at least the next 2 years after agreement was reached between the Medical Centre’s partners and the Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG).
There is new hope that the long-awaited train station for Wixams will be delivered after housing developer Gallagher Estates re-affirmed its funding commitment for a further 5 years at a meeting with councillors.
New restrictions on the number of premises granted licences to sell alcohol in Bedford town centre have been described by a councillor as a victory for residents fed up with drink-related crime and disorder.
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