Local News

Bedford Travel and Tourism Centre to Close

Mayor Dave Hodgson has been slammed for closing Bedford’s Travel and Tourism Centre just 18 months after it opened as part of the £8.8m redevelopment of the Bus Station.

Priory Country Park Café Opens

Newnham Ward Cllr John Mingay has welcomed the opening of a new café in Bedford’s Priory Country Park.

Committee to Dig Into Roman Remains in Bedford

Bedford Borough Council’s Environment & Sustainable Committee has agreed to review with archaeologists the exciting excavation of a Roman structure in Manton Lane, Bedford.

New Country Park Should Open Early

Bedford Borough Council should do all it can to allow local residents to access the new Western Bypass country park, according to Bromham & Biddenham, Cllr Roger Rigby.

Time to Tackle Rush Hour ‘Logjams’

A councillor has argued that action must be taken to tackle a surge in morning rush hour congestion following the opening of the new Bedford Western Bypass.

Plans Approved for New Wixams Schools

Wixams and Wilstead Cllr Graeme Coombes attended a meeting of Bedford Borough Council's Planning Committee on Monday evening to speak on applications for new primary and academy secondary schools for Wixams.

Proposed Bedford Hospital Maternity Cut Slammed

Cllr Stephen Moon has hit out at NHS commissioners after a report published last week proposed the transfer of maternity services from Bedford Hospital to Milton Keynes Hospital.