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The cost of ‘free’ parking

Cream coloured commuter bike

‘Free’ parking isn’t free It’s in all our interests to attract people into Bedford over the Christmas period. It’s important for our independent businesses and it’s important to keep the town centre as a thriving social hub. Are councillors from other parties considering creative, well-researched incentives to draw people in? No, free parking is their […]

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Bedford Borough – stop putting all the temporary accommodation in the same place.

Local Councillors Lucy Bywater and Ben Foley, who have been working hard to help local residents in Grafton Road/Rutland Road

Local residents of the area around Grafton Road/Rutland Road and that part of Midland Road have really been suffering from antisocial behaviour. So, we would like to support them with this petition. Temporary Accommodation Petition (click here) Everybody with local connections to that area is encouraged to sign, and please share it with others in […]

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Bedford’s Local Plan 2040 – Our Response

Response of the Green Councillors to Bedford Borough’s Local Plan 2040 Draft Plan ‘Strategy Options and Draft Policies Consultation’ Our vision would be for a Borough that aims fundamentally for increasing wellbeing, and particularly for the most disadvantaged: by contrast, the draft aims fundamentally for increasing the rate of economic activity, whether or not that […]

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