Friday, 3 January 2020
Have your say on council plans for spending, efficiencies and council tax
Central Bedfordshire residents are urged to have their say on council budget plans for the next financial year, this includes proposals for spending, efficiencies and council tax.
Friday, 21 February 2020
Council budget agreed
We have agreed our annual budget, which confirms a range of service investments, infrastructure projects and efficiency measures for the financial year ahead.
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Marcel Coiffait appointed as new Chief Executive
Following an extensive recruitment process, Central Bedfordshire Council has confirmed the appointment of its new Chief Executive, Marcel Coiffait.
Tuesday, 5 January 2021
Our budget proposals agreed for consultation
Our Executive today (5 January 2021) considered its draft Medium-Term Financial Plan, which includes proposals for Council Tax in 2021 and 2022.
Tuesday, 2 February 2021
Council recommends budget
Our Executive is recommending a budget for 2021/22 which will meet the growing demand for services to protect the most vulnerable.
Monday, 1 March 2021
Central Bedfordshire makes top ten for happiest places to live in England
Central Bedfordshire has been named as one of the top 10 happiest places to live in England, according to an official national health index.
Friday, 7 May 2021
LGSS Law crowned Law Firm of the Year
LGSS Law Ltd, a private law firm part-owned by us, has been awarded Law Firm of the Year by the Cambridgeshire Law Society.
Monday, 6 September 2021
New Pathfinder legal services set off on the right foot
6 September 2021 sees the launch of Pathfinder Legal Services Ltd, a local-authority-owned trading company specialising in advice to local government and public sector organisations.
Thursday, 9 September 2021
Flag raising ceremony pays tribute to emergency services
We've paid tribute to our emergency services and the NHS this morning (9 September 2021) during a flag raising ceremony to mark Emergency Services Day, which is also known as 999 Day.
Thursday, 16 September 2021
Consultation launches on proposed changes to Eggington parish boundary
Residents are being invited to have their say on proposed changes to Eggington parish boundary during an eight-week consultation, launched today (16 September 2021).
Tuesday, 18 January 2022
Have your say on proposed changes to Eggington Parish boundary: stage two
Residents are being invited to have their say on proposed changes to Eggington Parish boundary during a second stage consultation until 30 March 2022.
Friday, 11 February 2022
Approval for changes to Potton schools and new plan to be developed for Biggleswade schools
Our Executive committee has agreed a number of actions that aim to improve education in the Biggleswade area.
Friday, 25 February 2022
Living our best lives in Central Bedfordshire
Following the turmoil of the pandemic and impacts on local people, communities and businesses, we have renewed our commitment to make Central Bedfordshire a great place to live and work, for everyone.
Tuesday, 1 March 2022
Central Bedfordshire stands with the people of Ukraine
I am sure many of us are watching with despair and horror at the terrible situation in Ukraine.
Thursday, 17 March 2022
£500million of construction contracts are lined up for Central Bedfordshire over the next four years
Carefully selected construction firms have been chosen to help build about £500million of important projects in Central Bedfordshire over the next four years.
Thursday, 7 April 2022
Day of Action in Sandy is a massive success
We held a successful Day of Action in Sandy last week.
Friday, 22 April 2022
Opportunity for Arlesey residents to have their say on how their local community is represented
Residents in Arlesey are being asking for their thoughts on the number of town councillors in their parish.
Monday, 10 October 2022
Council launches new grant scheme to help residents become physically and socially active
With around one in four adults classified as inactive, a new revenue grant scheme is being launched today (10 October).
Monday, 17 October 2022
We're ramping up efforts to help people with the rising cost of living
Our Executive has unanimously recommended extra and immediate funding and support to residents struggling with cost-of-living increases.
Monday, 6 February 2023
Supporting National Apprenticeship Week
We are proud to support this year’s National Apprenticeship Week (6 – 12 February) – an annual celebration of the work of apprentices.
Thursday, 9 February 2023
Bedfordshire Lieutenancy: Helen Nellis CVO CStJ, retired HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, receives honour at Windsor Castle from His Majesty the King
Helen Nellis, retired Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, awarded CVO (Commander of the Royal Victorian Order) for exceptional services to the monarch and to the country.
Monday, 27 March 2023
New High Sheriff of Bedfordshire
The High Sheriff of Bedfordshire for 2023/2024 was installed on Friday 24 March 2023. Russell Beard, who succeeded Lady Clifford, was sworn in at a ceremony held at Bedford Modern School.
Monday, 24 April 2023
Coronation Bank Holiday changes to kerbside waste and recycling collections and Household Waste and Recycling Centres
Kerbside waste and recycling collections for Central Bedfordshire residents will change on the forthcoming Bank Holiday for The Coronation of His Majesty The King, for the week of 8 May 2023.