Bedford Borough Council

Please Note: On this page, 'BBC' means Bedford Borough Council. The BBC website is here.


2017 12 18: Info re bin collections and tidy tip opening hours over the Christmas and New Year period can be found here.
From January 2018, the 'Reactive 8' programmes will be replaced by a single initiative 'Active Adults'. See weblink here.
2017 11 22: The Borough Council has launched a consultation about financing the cost of rocketing Health Care in the Borough. See here.
NEW: Garden Waste (Green bins) collections will be suspended after Thursday 30th November. See Notice here.
2017 12 16: Bedford Borough News roundup bulletins here and here.
What's on at the Bedford Corn Exchange (see here) and around Bedford? (see here). Latest e-bulletin here.
NEW: If you would like to be added to the BBC planning policy consultation database and receive notifications about the ongoing preparation of the Local Plan 2035 and other policy documents, please email
NEW: Letter received from Mayor Dave following representations made to him at the 'Roadshow' event. See it here.
2017 08 13: A new Bulletin re: how, where and when one may view Planning Applications is available here.
A new page - Recycling and Waste Services - can be found here
NEW: 'Hidden Gems & Online Treasures' (Libraries). LibrariesPLUS is live! 2018 intro here. Special Notice here.
NEW: The full Mobile Library Timetable  may be found here. There are some useful times/locations on Saturdays too!!! See also here.
An e-bulletin re Orange (Recycling) sacks can be found here.
The 'Invest in Bedford' pages may be found here.
Notice re: Rights of Way Improvement Plan 2017 - 2022 Questionnaire here.
BBC invitation to 'Have your say' on important local issues. Latest e-bulletins here and here. And here. And here.
Link to the BBC webpage for 'The Higgins', Bedford. Latest e-bulletin here.
The latest BBC News & Updates e-bulletin can be found here
BBC 'Jobs & Careers' page may be found here. The latest jobs & apprenticeships e-bulletins are herehereherehere and here.
The main BBC Sport Development page is here. The 'Sport for all in Bedford Borough' latest e-bulletins are here, herehere and here.
A direct link to the 'Planning' page at the Bedford Borough Council is here. 
Details of Alderman Newton's Educational Foundation. See email here.

Bin Collection calendar may be found by inserting your PostCode here. You can print off the colour-coded calendar card!

Potholes may be reported online here, by email here or by phoning (01234) 718003.

The Borough Councillors representing the Goldington Ward (parts of Renhold Parish are in this Ward) are
Councillor Jade Uko m: 07561 154 760; and
Councillor Anthony Forth m: 07964 792 400. 

The Borough Councillors representing the Gt. Barford Ward (parts of Renhold Parish are in this Ward) are
Councillor Sheryl Corp m: 07734 888 988; and
Councillor Stephen Moon t: 01234 870061.

The Renhold Village Agent, Teresa Moon, can offer all manner of help and support. Call Teresa for free on 0800 0391234.