Category: Bedford Borough Council
Government data showed that on Monday (18 January 2021) the number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Bedford Borough since the start of the pandemic had exceeded 10,000.
The latest figures released yesterday (21 January) said that there have now been 10,595 positive cases of COVID-19 in Bedford Borough. The Borough Council said that this equates to around 1 in 16 people having tested positive for the virus.Read More
Local health chiefs were roasted by councillors for not releasing information about coronavirus vaccinations in Bedford.
Some elected members at the borough council believe a reluctance to provide up to date information is causing some residents to distrust what they are being told and for rumours to spread.Read More
The planned installation of a new footbridge at Manton Lane, which was delayed due to an outbreak of COVID-19 at a sub-contractor’s facility, is taking place this weekend.
There have been works ongoing at Manton Lane. The road has been widened and traffic signals installed. This project plans to make the road safer, and help ease traffic at this traffic hotspot.
The footbridge installation will take place between 18:00 on Friday 22 January and 06:00 on Monday 25 January. The road will be closed throughout these works.Read More
Bedford Borough Council is automatically paying £6.5million to businesses that have had to close during lockdown.
These grants are to support businesses with their premises costs. They are available for businesses that are ratepayers or have other mortgage or rent costs for their business premises and are required to close.
These grants are set and funded by the Government at a national level and administered by the local council.Read More
Following persistent rain over the last 24 hours, the Environment Agency have issued a flood warning for the River Til at Yelden, Upper Dean and Lower Dean and flood alerts for the River Kym at Riseley and the Great Ouse through Milton Keynes, Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire.Read More
The Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes COVID vaccination programme has opened a further vaccination centre in Bedford.
The second centre run by family doctors and their teams opened today in Bedford (14 January 2021).
Both the Primary Care Networks (PCN) in Bedford will start to deliver the vaccine to registered patients over 80.Read More
Parks and play areas will be remaining open throughout this period of lockdown so that individuals and households can get their daily exercise and enjoy nature in our beautiful local parks.
Bedford Borough Council is reminding everyone to keep their distance from others when taking their exercise, wash and sanitise their hands regularly. Particularly before/after touching any play equipment, and not to gather in groups.Read More
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