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Consultation over Central Bedfordshire Council’s (CBC) budget has been labelled "no more than a tick box exercise" by the local authority’s Liberal Democrat leader. Conservative councillors supported a rise in council tax, despite more than half of...
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Tax rise is part of the Council's budget for 2021/22 Central Bedfordshire Council has agreed its annual budget. The Council said that this has confirmed a range of service investments, infrastructure projects and efficiency measures for...
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Nearly £4m of government funding will provide energy efficiency upgrades for park homes across Central Bedfordshire, a meeting heard. An initial £990,000 in green homes grants for insulation and other improvements was shared among 100 of...
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Struggling businesses will be able to access further grants following approval of the Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG2) and the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Open) by Central Bedfordshire Council’s Executive today (23 February 2021). The two new...
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A ban on placing vulnerable children under the age of 16 into unregulated accommodation has been welcomed by police and partners across Bedfordshire. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson announced the change today (19 February 2021) as part...
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Central Bedfordshire Council will be recommencing its garden waste collections from Monday, 1 March 2021. Cllr Ian Dalgarno, executive member for Community Services, said: "Residents are encouraged to read the tags that are currently making the rounds...
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Central Bedfordshire Council said it has distributed food vouchers to the families of 5,560 children this half term, along with additional support to help them with their winter fuel bills. Following the voucher scheme the council...
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Central Bedfordshire Council, in partnership with the Department of Health and Social Care, has launched a community testing initiative. Around one in three people who are infected with COVID-19 have no symptoms, so they could be...
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A "greener and bluer place to live in" is one of the key objectives for new Central Bedfordshire Council leader Richard Wenham and could become his legacy. Achieving this aim relies on two of the local authority’s...
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New leader of Central Bedfordshire Council Richard Wenham ready to meet challenges ahead "I don’t just want good. I want it to be a great council." That’s the message from the new Central Bedfordshire Council leader and Conservative...