Welcome to Bedford Borough Council

 
Our Services A - Z :
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
 
 
 

Travel and Roads

Travelling in and around Bedford

 
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Parking in Bedford


Find out the location of the car parks in Bedford Town Centre.   You can now Pay, View or Appeal your Penalty Charge Notice  as well as  Request a residents' parking permit? online
 
 
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Where is my Bus


Real Time information is now online, providing you with information about the arrival of buses in the Borough of Bedford.  To view bus timetables please click here.
 
 
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Roadworks in Bedford


Up-to-date information on roadworks within Bedford Borough and the surrounding area is now presented via an online map.
 

Council Tax and Housing

In the Spotlight

 
Council Tax

How to Pay Your Council Tax


Whether its online, direct debit, on the telephone or by post at the Customer Contact Centre, there are now many ways to pay your Council Tax.
 
 
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Apply for Housing


Bedford has a number of Registered Providers of Social Housing.  There is no Council owned housing in Bedford as all of the Council’s Housing was transferred to bpha in 1990. Visit bpha's website.
 
 
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Home Efficiency Grants


The council will shortly be accepting applications for home Energy Efficiency Grants 2013 - 2014. Apply now to avoid disappointment
 

Children and Young People

In the Spotlight

 
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School Admission Appeals


As a parent / guardian, you can appeal if you have not been allocated a place at each of the schools you applied for.
 
 
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Thinking of Fostering or Adopting?


Whether its providing new families for children, supporting adopted individuals, or providing advice and information. Do something incredible. 
 
 
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Sporting Activities


Looking to try something new?  Visit our Sports Development pages for inspiration.
 

Adults and Older People

In the Spotlight

 
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Adult Services Leaflets


Adult Services publish a range of leaflets which explain the services offered to adults 
 
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Care for the Elderly


Looking for help looking after an elderly relative or friend.  For information regarding care homes, please click here.
 
 
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Adult Education


Whatever reason you wish to gain qualifications or skills for, we provide courses for adult learners of all abilities and can support and advise you on the right course for you.
 
 

Leisure and Tourism

Leisure Services in Bedford

 
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Book a Sports Pitch


Bedford & Kempston's parks offer a range of sporting activities. Cricket and football pitches are available to book.
 
 
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Library Services


Come and see what Bedford's libraries have to offer.  Discover a wealth of resources, renew and request online, and more.
 
 
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Events in Bedford


Visiting Bedford? The Bedford Events website provides a comprehensive guide to the forthcoming attractions in the borough.
 

Planning and Recycling

Looking after the environment

 
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Report a Missed Bin Collection


Has your bin collection been missed - report it by using our online form.  Need to check your bin collection day, please click here
 
 
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Find out about Planning Decisions


Search our planning application system to view planning decisions.
 
 
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Report Flytipping


If you see an incidence of flytipping or wish to report an abandoned car, please complete our online form.