Category: Central Bedfordshire Council
Extending licensing will ensure more tenants benefit from better quality accommodation
New rules which will help protect more people in privately rented homes from poor living conditions and overcrowding have come into force this month.
Landlords who let out a property to 5 or more people, from 2 or more separate households that share facilities (homes in multiple occupation, HMO), must get a licence from their local housing authority.
Previously, the rules only applied to properties of 3 or more storeys, but now all properties will be covered.Read More
Travellers banned from parts of Central Bedfordshire
Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) has gained an injunction banning eleven named individuals from setting up unauthorised encampments anywhere in Central Bedfordshire over the next two years.
During summer in 2017 these individuals and their families moved from site to site across Central Bedfordshire. The Council said that this caused disruption which impacted local communities.Read More
Proposed crematorium behind the Steppingley Hospital near Flitwick
Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) is looking to build a crematorium in Steppingley. The crematorium will be within an attractive landscaped area behind the Steppingley Hospital.
As there isn’t an existing crematorium in Central Bedfordshire, residents are using those in other districts instead. Such as Bedford, Cambridge, Luton or Stevenage.
The council is hoping to submit a planning application in late 2018.
If approved, construction could start in July 2019 and will take around 12 months.Read More
Applications are now open for children due to start school in Central Bedfordshire next year. If your child is due to start school in September 2019, or transfer to middle, secondary or upper school, you can apply online.
If you are applying for a place to start school or to join a middle school, you have until Tuesday 15 January 2019 to make an application.
The deadline is Wednesday 31 October 2018 for applications to transfer to a secondary or upper school in 2019Read More
Central Bedfordshire Council’s Local Plan is with the Inspector. The council leader, councillor Jamieson says that it is important that the inspector approves it, otherwise residents in Central Beds will be subject to ad-hoc planning applicationsRead More
“I thought maybe I can do something better” – Cllr James Jamieson
Cllr James Jamieson is the Leader of Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC), and represents the Westoning, Flitton and Greenfield Ward.
He decided to stand in 2009 as he was irritated about things he saw. Such as ignored potholes and traffic lights at roadworks when no one was working.Read More
East End Farm planning application approved
Planning for 48 new homes in Cranfield was approved today (15 August 2018) by Central Bedfordshire Council’s (CBC) Development Management Committee .
Fears that the village doctors’ surgery would be under more strain from more new homes wasn’t enough to refuse or delay the application.Read More
Long-term planning for schools in Central Bedfordshire Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) is...Read More
Marston Valley planning application comes before the Local Plan is approved Land developers...Read More
Marston Valley plan is for 5,000 new homes An outline planning application for Marston Valley has...Read More
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