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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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A promise to supply important special educational needs and disability (SEND) information to Central Bedfordshire Council’s children’s services committee members has been kept, but almost a week late. The publication of the SEND partnership draft data dashboard was...
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Central Bedfordshire residents over 18 who don’t have symptoms of coronavirus are being urged to take advantage of free rapid COVID tests. These are now available from community testing sites, local pharmacies or online across...
Walk to School Week 2021
Central Bedfordshire pupils will join thousands of children across the UK to celebrate the benefits of walking during ‘Walk to School Week’ (17-21 May). This is to encourage children and their parents to swap four wheels...
Flitwick Station
Central Bedfordshire Council is moving forward with its plans to improve Flitwick train station with a new transport hub, connecting bus and rail services for the community. To start work on redeveloping the train station, pre-works...
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Central Bedfordshire Council said that more businesses will be able to access further grant funding following the launch of its Restart Grant Scheme. The Restart Grant Scheme enables rate-paying businesses, trading on 1 April 2021, to...
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The rollout of health hubs in Central Bedfordshire should be celebrated and not pitch one town or rural area against another, a meeting heard. Timelines for the delivery of the five integrated health and social care...
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A £130,000 audit of children’s care plans across Central Bedfordshire revealed more than half “require improvement”, while 80 were judged “inadequate”. A review of education health and care plans (EHCPs) was commissioned by Central Bedfordshire Council...
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More businesses will be able to access further grant funding from tomorrow (25 March 2021) as Central Bedfordshire Council is set to launch its latest Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG3) scheme. Having reviewed its ARG policy, the...
HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire Helen Nellis
In the last 12 months, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire Helen Nellis has been keeping in touch with the people of Bedfordshire virtually through her weekly online messages, periodic virtual services and via regular contact with...