Category: Central Bedfordshire Council
Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) has received an immediate £49,000 cash boost from a £9.75 million government fund to back its efforts in cleaning up high streets and town centres.The funding is to give local authorities across the country the opportunity to encourage its communities to take greater pride in their local area and to support campaigns such as Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British Spring Clean Campaign.Read More
Central Bedfordshire Council formally recognised the start of its project to upgrade a key section of the A421 road into dual carriageway with a ground-breaking event held last Friday (15 March).
A remaining 3km of the road is being upgraded to better link Junction 13 of the M1 motorway in Central Bedfordshire with Milton Keynes. The stretch runs from the roundabouts by the junction up to the new Eagles Rest housing development and the Altitude Magna Park logistics and distribution site in Milton Keynes.Read More
Deadline to register to vote is midnight on 12 AprilCentral Bedfordshire Council is encouraging...Read More
Monday 4 to Friday 8 March is National Apprenticeship Week – Central Bedfordshire Council is taking the opportunity to highlight the benefits that apprenticeships offer.
Central Bedfordshire Council is a strong supporter of apprenticeships and currently employs 50 apprentices.Read More
Two percent increase on last yearNational Secondary Offer Day (1 March) is when parents and pupils...Read More
At a meeting of the full Council, the budget for Central Bedfordshire a budget was approved which will limit a council tax increase to only 1% and will see increased investment in key services.
After carefully considering the feedback from the budget consultation, the council agreed to a 1% increase in council tax. The increase, which is less than half the current rate of inflation, would mean an extra 29p a week for an average household (Band D) in our area.Read More
Central Bedfordshire Council is asking people to share their experiences of domestic abuse through a short survey.
Domestic abuse can happen to anyone and can take many forms. That’s why CBC is asking as many people as possible to complete the survey. The feedback will help CBC to think about how to it can improve services.Read More
Lidington homes would leave the village due to Central Bedfordshire Council’s Local Plan.
This was the claim made by the Lidlington Action Group at January’s Full Council Meeting. Lidlington Action Group told Central Bedfordshire Council that people’s homes would leave rural village and be part of a mini Milton Keynes if Local Plan goes ahead.Read More
Potential to deliver over 10,000 homes across seven sites
A new partnership has been announced by Homes England and the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to develop land being released by the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
One of the first seven sites named as part of this agreement is RAF Henlow in Central Bedfordshire.Read More
The Lidlington Action Group (LAG) was represented at Central Bedfordshire Council’s January meeting (17 January 2019).
LAG is opposed to the 5,000 new homes that the Marston Valley development would bring to the village. The group isn’t calling for the whole scheme to be scrapped, only to be reduced in size.
It proposes that a smaller development of 1,800 houses would protect the identity of existing villages and be more sustainable.Read More
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