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.
The number of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMOs) in the Midland Road area of Bedford must be restricted to avoid ‘destroying the social fabric’ of the community, according to Castle Ward Cllr David Fletcher.
Proposals from Bedford Borough Council to reduce and downgrade its green space maintenance staff could have serious implications for Harrold and Odell Country Park (HOCP), according to Harrold Ward Cllr Alison Foster.
A £4.8m scheme to amend the road network at Clapham Road and Manton Lane in Bedford is a ‘sticking plaster’ that will fail to address nightmare congestion, according to Conservative Cllr Gianni Carofano.
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