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  • Recycling- How We Handle Your Waste

    Bedford Borough Council works with Viridor, a leading UK recycler, and have been assured by them that the recycled waste we pass to them is reprocessed correctly. Viridor operates over 300 advanced recycling, energy recovery and landfill diversion facilities and only work with Environment Agency accredited and licensed facilities.

    They have assured us that they have a robus...

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  • Transporting Bedford 2020- Works Begin on Britannia Road

    Works to introduce a series of measures designed to reduce congestion at a traffic hotspot are set to begin next month through the Transporting Bedford 2020 project.

    The work will take place on Britannia Road, which links two major roads in Bedford; Ampthill Road and Kempston Road, and is a well-known congestion hotspot. These works will widen the road, which will create more space for traffic, while keeping space for pedestrians;...

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  • The Higgins Bedford Celebrates Refugee Week 2019

    Event Highlights:

    15th June: Refugee Week Launch

    15th June: The 25th Commemoration of the Rwandan Genocide Against the Tutsi

    15th June: Opening of Kwibuka Rwanda – Remembering Rwanda exhibition

    18th June: Knit-a-thon

    19th June: Pop-up Museum #You, Me and Those Who Came Before at Bedford Central Library

    22nd June: Windrush Family Day & Global Kitchen at A Different Brew Cafe

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  • Brexit and What It Means for You

    The UK is due to leave the European Union.

    Information on what this will mean for you can be found on the UK government webpages

    Whether you are an individual or a business, the following links will help you prepare:

  • Transporting Bedford 2020

    £18million investment to tackle traffic congestion across our town centre