Bedford Borough Council News and information
Bedford Borough Council is the local authority of the Borough of Bedford in Bedfordshire, England. It is a unitary authority and has the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined.
Bedford Borough Council was formed in 2009 after the Bedfordshire County Council ceased to exist.
The executive of the council is the directly elected mayor of Bedford.
The borough contains the 71st largest urban area in the UK (Bedford and Kempston), and is surrounded by a rural area with many villages. Three quarters of the borough’s population live in less than 6% of the borough’s total area.
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