Friday, 25 September 2020
Council approves sustainability plan
Last night (Thursday 24 September) a full meeting of Central Bedfordshire Council adopted its new Sustainability Plan aimed at making the council carbon neutral by 2030.
Wednesday, 3 March 2021
Central Bedfordshire rated as third least polluting region in the East of England
A study measuring how much CO2 is produced by vehicles idling in England has found that Central Bedfordshire is the third least polluting region in the East of England.
Friday, 9 April 2021
Aspley Guise landowners fined for abusing allotment land
Two owners of land at Gypsy Lane Aspley Guise have been fined more than £1,400.
Monday, 18 October 2021
We're match funding the Forestry Commission's Treescapes Fund
We've secured £300,000 in funding over the next four years for tree planting from the Forestry Commission as part of its Treescapes Fund and our Executive agreed to match fund this.
Friday, 4 March 2022
Central Bedfordshire Council asks public opinion on engine idling
We have launched an engine idling survey to gather a better understanding of whether residents feel there are problems with vehicles leaving their engines running when stationary.
Tuesday, 10 May 2022
Solar Together renewable energy scheme opens for registrations
We are pleased to announce participation in the Solar Together scheme.
Monday, 25 July 2022
Sun is shining for Solar Together – record number of registrations received
Over 5,225 registrations have been submitted for the first Bedfordshire-wide Solar Together group buying scheme, 70% more than forecasted. Original forecast expected just over 3,000 registrations.
Friday, 29 July 2022
A case of avian influenza (bird flu) has been confirmed near Blunham. The confirmed case is on a private property and isn’t a wild bird.
Friday, 4 November 2022
We've worked with residents to plant daffodils for Downside
On Friday (28 October) our Neighbourhood Operations team joined residents from the Downside estate in Dunstable to plant daffodils.
Tuesday, 15 November 2022
Unlicensed waste carrier is fined more than £3,000
A man from Slip End has been fined over £3,000 after being caught collecting waste without a licence.
Friday, 18 November 2022
Funding available to make your home warmer
Following a successful scheme at the beginning of this year, we have further funding available to help eligible households make their homes warmer, more energy efficient and therefore cheaper to run.
Friday, 13 January 2023
Recognised for our Climate Commitment
We are one of only 143 international Carbon Literate Organisations after its sustainability credentials received Bronze Award Status from the Carbon Literacy Trust.