Skip to main content
Request Path: /news/

News

  • Booking Now Open for ‘Active Adults’ Courses

    Booking is now open for Bedford Borough Council’s ‘Active Adults’ Sports Courses.

    These are relaxed, informal sports sessions aimed at the over 35s, and are ideal for people who maybe haven’t done a sport for a long time or who would like to have a go at something new.

    As well as Badminton, Tennis, FitSteps, Golf, Indoor Bowls, Martial Arts, Nordic Walking, Pilates, Walking Football and Yoga, there are new activities this term including Clubbercise, Dance Yourself Fit, Fit ...

    Continue reading...

  • The Jobs Hub Set to Stay

    Bedford Borough Council has confirmed continued funding for The Jobs Hub, ensuring this service can continue to help people find a new job, or get started on the career ladder.

    The Jobs Hub, on Greyfriars, provides career advice and guidance to people of all ages who live in Bedford Borough to find work, training and apprenticeships. This can include helping job seekers find a job, gain new skills, or change careers.

    In 2018/19 alone, they have supported over 600 people get...

    Continue reading...

  • Run, Swim, Race- Bedford’s Junior Aquathlon is Back!

    The Bedford Junior Aquathlon returns to Bedford Park and Robinson Pools & Fitness on Sunday 6 October.

    The Aquathlon is a combined swimming and running event for children from school years 3-11. There will be five age categories from ‘Tristar Start’ with year 3’s challenged to swim 66 metres and a 600 metre run all the way up to ‘Tristar 4’ with years 10 and 11 students swimming 400 metres and completing a 2.8km run.

    Cllr Doug McMurdo, Portfolio Holder for Leisure and C...

    Continue reading...

  • Your Vote Matters - Look Out for Your Household Enquiry Form

    Bedford Borough Council has sent out this year’s ‘Household Enquiry Forms’ to ensure everyone who has a right to vote, is on the Electoral Register.

    The Council is required by law to carry out what is known as an ‘Annual Canvass’ every year. This involves writing to every household in the Borough, so local residents can check that the correct individuals are registered to vote at their address and, if necessary, make any changes.

    Please check the details for your household ...

    Continue reading...

  • Less Than One Year to Go Until River Festival 2020

    The Bedford River Festival 2020 will take place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th July, and Bedford Borough Council is now delighted to announce the event’s headline sponsor will be Wainwright, by Marston’s Beer Company.

    Bedford River Festival is recognised as one of the largest outdoor events of its kind in the UK, with thousands of visitors over one weekend in Jul...

    Continue reading...