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27 March 2018Putnoe Walk In Centre - Opening Hours

19 March 2018Shop Mobility Information

12 March 2018Police & Crime Commissioner's Survey

The Police & Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway is carrying out an annual survey and the link is below. This is an opportunity for Bedfordshire residents and businesses to have a voice on the policing priorities that matter to you.


Kathryn Holloway Annual Survey 2017/18


The closing date will be 15th April 2018 and we welcome all your views and comments.

01 March 2018Temporary Road Closure Oakley Road

Bedford BC is intending to temporarily close Oakley Road and Lovell Road, Oakley for drainage work as below:

Road: Oakley Road, Clapham/Lovell Road, Oakley.

Length Affected: From the roundabout adjoining the A6 to Station Road, Oakley.

Contact/Applicant: For further information please contact Andrew Tipple of Bedford Borough Council's Engineering Services, Tel: 01234 276802.

Reason: To facilitate drainage work.

Dates: This temporary road closure is anticipated to be in operation between 9:00am and 3:30pm on 5 weekdays from Thursday 22nd March 2018 to Wednesday 28th March 2018 inclusive - Specific dates will be advertised locally closer to the time - Where possible access will be maintained to property and premises but may be restricted from time to time according to local signage.

Signed Alternative Routes: Proceed in an easterly direction along Oakley Road, Clapham, across the A6 to the roundabout at the other side. Take the 2nd exit and continue along Oakley Road to Milton Road, Clapham. Turn left and continue to the roundabout adjoining Highfield Road, Oakley. Take the 1st exit and continue to Station Road, Oakley. Turn left and continue to site, and vice versa.

22 February 2018Clapham Show Needs Help

21 February 2018Bedford Borough Local Plan

The consultation deadline for the Borough Local Plan has been extended to 29th March.

You can respond to this consultation online at www.bedford.gov.uk/localplan2035, or by completing a response form available at local libraries and the Customer Service Centre on Horne Lane.

Responses can also be emailed to planningforthefuture@bedford.gov.uk or sent by post to Local Plan 2035, Planning Policy Team, Bedford Borough Council, Borough Hall, Bedford MK42 9AP.

23 January 2018Bedford Borough Local Plan Consultation

Bedford Borough Local Plan 2035: PLAN FOR SUBMISSION JANARY 2018

Bedford Borough Council is publishing its Local Plan 2035 for Submission for a six week period of public consultation from Monday 22nd January 2018 to 5 pm on Monday 5th March 2018 and your comments on the soundness of the Plan are invited.

The Bedford Borough Local Plan 2035 sets out borough wide planning policies and makes specific site allocations and land designations in the borough. It provides detailed proposals to meet the borough's development requirements up to 2035. The Bedford Borough Local Plan 2035 covers the whole of the Bedford Borough administrative area.

Paper copies of the Local Plan 2035: Plan for Submission and supporting documents will be available to view at the Council's Customer Service in Horne Lane, Bedford and at the following libraries during normal opening hours:

Bedford Central Library, Harpur Street, Bedford

Wootton Library, Lorraine Road, Wootton

Bromham Library, Springfield Drive, Bromham

Putnoe Library, Putnoe Street, Bedford

Kempston Library, Halsey Road, Kempston

Paper copies of the Plan for Submission only will be available to view at the following libraries during normal opening hours.

Biggleswade Library, Chestnut Avenue, Biggleswade

Flitwick Library, Coniston Road, Flitwick

Rushden Library, Newton Road, Rushden

St. Neots Library, Priory Lane, St Neots

Bedford Mobile Library

You can also view the Plan and the supporting documents on the Council's website at www.bedford.gov.uk/localplan2035<http://www.bedford.gov.uk/localplan2035>


How to respond:

Comments on the soundness of the plan can be made by:

  *   Completing the online response form.

  *   Emailing a WORD version of the response form (available as above) to:planningforthefuture@bedford.gov.uk

  *   Completing a paper version of the response form and posting it to: Local Plan 2035, Planning Policy Team, Bedford Borough Council, Borough Hall, Bedford, MK42 9AP


Future Notification: Representations may be accompanied by a request to be notified at a specified address of any of the following:

  *   When the Bedford Borough Local Plan 2035 has been submitted for independent examination under Section 20 of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004 (as amended);

  *   When  the report of any person appointed to carry out an independent examination of the Bedford Borough Local Plan 2035 is published;

  *   When the Bedford Borough Local Plan 2035 has been adopted


Planning Policy Team

Bedford Borough Council

* 4th Floor, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK42 9AP ' 01234 718070

* www.bedford.gov.uk

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