Local Election Day is Thursday 4 May, when elections will be held for the Mayor of Bedford Borough, Borough Councillors, and Parish and Town Councillors where areas have parish/town councils that are contested (ie. more candidates than seats on the Council).
With the warmer weather approaching it’s great to see more dog owners enjoying our local parks and green spaces. However, it is important to remember that this is also a critical time for many species of nesting birds.
Bedford Borough Council is calling on motorists to help in a clampdown on road users who throw litter from their vehicles. The council has been collecting large volumes of roadside litter each day during targeted litter picks in February and March.
The 2023 guided walking tours with the Bedford Association of Tour Guides are now available to book. There are eight different tours for visitors and residents of Bedford Borough to discover, each full of history and fascinating stories.
The latest success in the Bedford Borough Council’s campaign against environmental crime involved fly-posting on Ampthill Road in December. A business owner put up signs for a furniture sale, which were soon reported to the Council.
From Saturday 29 April to Sunday 7 May, families are invited to visit Bedford Borough Libraries for free fun Coronation-themed craft activities. Bedford Central, Bromham, Kempston, Putnoe, and Wootton libraries all have activities planned.