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Monday, 26 July 2021

Central Bedfordshire Council

Central Bedfordshire Council

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Fear is the key to persuade younger generations to have a COVID jab, if vaccination hesitation proves a problem in Bedfordshire, it has been claimed. Take-up of the vaccine among the older population has been broadly considered...
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Throughout March, Central Bedfordshire Council, in collaboration with Public Health, is reminding families of the importance of the MMR vaccination. Most residents will be aware that measles can be highly contagious to children and make them...
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Central Bedfordshire Council is urging everyone who is coming into contact with other people to make COVID-19 testing part of their usual routine. Rapid tests are available to people living or working in Central Bedfordshire, who...
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Central Bedfordshire Council has amended the eligibility criteria of its Additional Restrictions Grant (ARG2), which it said will enable more businesses to apply for higher values of grant funding. The changes include: Removing the need for...
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A further full review of progress around children’s education health and care plans (EHCP) in Central Bedfordshire will be made in 12 month’s time, a meeting heard. A £130,000 audit of these plans across the area...
Katrina Widdicks was the recipient of the Sir Captain Tom Award for outstanding contribution Image Central Bedfordshire Council
A virtual awards event which celebrated the achievements of volunteers throughout Central Bedfordshire premiered on Friday (5 March 2021). The seventh Cheering Volunteering and Awards Celebration may have been virtual, but the celebrations and gratitude were real. Tracey...
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Central Bedfordshire Council is running a social media campaign this week to raise awareness of ‘cuckooing’. This is to assist the community to recognise the signs and report any suspicious behaviour to the Safer Communities...
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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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Plans to reduce the speed limit on a stretch of the A507 through Central Bedfordshire are set to go ahead, despite calls for the limit to be lowered further. A section of the road between Warren...
Second screenshot of attendees at LL Meritorious Service to Adult Volunteers in Bedfordshire Image Central Bedfordshire Council
At a ceremony held online, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis, presented five Lord-Lieutenant Certificates for Meritorious Service for exceptional service by non-commissioned members of the Reserve Forces, Adult Instructors of the Cadet Forces, and...