Local News

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.

Stewartby Waste Facility Lorry Pollution Concerns

Wilshamstead Cllr Graeme Coombes has set out his concerns of extra traffic pollution following the news that a proposal to develop a huge ‘energy from waste’ (EfW) incinerator in Stewartby has re-emerged.