Tuesday, 28 April 2020
We're getting greener with electric vehicles
We're going greener and will be using seven new electric vehicles as part of our commitment to reduce vehicle emissions.
Monday, 18 May 2020
Essential road repairs completed during lockdown traffic lull
We've been revamping roads across Central Bedfordshire while traffic levels are low during the coronavirus lockdown.
Monday, 15 June 2020
Leighton Buzzard High Street to be pedestrianised to help with social distancing
We're temporarily changing road access in Leighton Buzzard to make life easier for shoppers.
Thursday, 18 June 2020
Help keep our pathways clear across Central Bedfordshire
We must all continue to control the spread of coronavirus by washing our hands, wearing masks on public transport, and of course, observing social distancing.
Wednesday, 8 July 2020
Abandoned bikes restored for NHS key workers
Three bikes abandoned at railway stations in Bedfordshire have been renovated for NHS key workers at Biggleswade Hospital.
Monday, 27 July 2020
Leighton Buzzard multi-storey car park re-opens
With work to make it COVID-secure complete, Central Bedfordshire Council is to re-open the multi-storey car park in the newly pedestrianised Leighton Buzzard High Street from 7am on Tuesday, 28 July
Friday, 31 July 2020
Bin lorry fan, 8, has truck named after him
Leighton Buzzard youngster Frank Foster, 8, got the surprise of his young life at 8.45am on Thursday morning as his personal recycling lorry arrived to collect his recycling.
Monday, 21 September 2020
Free parking on Saturdays at four car parks
In a bid to add a boost to High Streets hard-hit by the pandemic, we are offering free parking Saturdays at four of our car parks.
Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Councils win at National Sustainable Travel Awards
In partnership with Luton Council, Bedford Borough Council and Govia Thameslink Railway, we triumphed at the National Sustainable Travel Awards 2020 last week, winning the Best Partnership Award.
Monday, 14 December 2020
A421 dualling upgrade into Milton Keynes complete
We're pleased to announce that works are complete on the project to upgrade a key section of the A421 road into a dual carriageway.
Monday, 25 January 2021
We've launched a new, quick and easy, highways reporting system
You can now report highways issues quickly and easily, and track their progress, through a new online system launched this week.
Wednesday, 17 March 2021
How we're turning rain water into grit for our roads
We've been working on an exciting piece of innovation which not only helps with our gritting runs, but also has considerable sustainability benefits.
Tuesday, 6 April 2021
Plans submitted for rail and bus interchange in Biggleswade
We've submitted a planning application to invest a total of £2.3 million in a new rail and bus interchange next to Biggleswade railway station.
Thursday, 8 April 2021
UK first for Leighton Buzzard train station following installation of kinetic flooring
A system that uses kinetic energy from commuters’ footsteps to power two phone charging benches and a real-time data screen has been installed at Leighton Buzzard train station.
Monday, 12 April 2021
Campaign launched to help select potential future on-street electric vehicle charging point locations
Do you think there should be more electric vehicle charging points near you?
Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Full steam ahead, for construction of Flitwick interchange
The construction of a new transport interchange at Flitwick train station is set to start in August 2021 after being approved by our Executive.