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  • Bedford Borough Council Providing Free Taxi Rides for COVID Jabs

    Bedford Borough Council is offering free taxi rides to local residents to and from Bedford Borough vaccination sites.

    Cost of travel and ease of access can be a barrier to people and the Council is working to make it as easy as possible for people to get their COVID-19 vaccination.

    People can book their vaccination via the NHS bookin...

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  • Bedford Borough Council Call for Homes for Those Fleeing Afghanistan

    Bedford Borough Council is asking landlords to get in touch if they have any empty properties available to let in the coming weeks.

    The Council, along with local authorities around the country, will be looking to support and resettle those who have fled Afghanistan through the Government’s Afghanistan Citizens’ Resettlement Scheme.

    To do this, there is a need for local houses - particularly those with three bedrooms or more - to accommodate families that have had to flee....

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  • The Desire Paths Comes to Bedford Borough

    The Desire Paths pop-up art installation event is taking place in Bedford town centre this weekend.

    Running from Friday 3 September to Sunday 5 September, the event will see performance group Third Angel draw a large map of Bedford on the ground in Harpur Square and invite residents to rename the streets around a hope, dream or ambition that they have for the future.

    The event will challenge the traditional reasoning behind the naming of local streets in the town, such as hi...

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  • Council Issues Reminder About Back to School COVID-19 Testing

    With schools and colleges opening after the summer break next week, secondary school and college age students, including pupils in Year 7 and 8 at middle school, will be required to take two onsite lateral flow tests at the start of the term, which will take place between three to five days apart.

    After this, students will be encouraged to continue twice weekly lateral flow testing from home.

    Students who receive a positive lateral flow test should self-isolate and book a f...

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