The fight to save Bangor’s ailing high street

Boarded up entrance to ignite

Gwynedd council continues to fight to save the rapidly emptying high street, but as big brands prepare their exodus, it’s not clear if it’s enough. Bangor’s high street, like many across the country, has suffered at the hands of online retailers like Amazon, that have seen business driven from the streets to the screens. Even … Continue reading The fight to save Bangor’s ailing high street

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The good, bad, and ugly for Bedford’s children

Classroom

With the results of the latest Ofsted annual reports being released, a spotlight is once again shone on the boroughs education and care services. With sub-standard scores in some areas, raising concerns over what the coming budget cuts could bring. Two reports paint a picture of the experience of young people in Bedford. The report … Continue reading The good, bad, and ugly for Bedford’s children

Stewartby brickworks eyed for council’s 20 year plan

Stewartby brickwork chimneys

Bedford Borough council is currently setting out the future of housing in the town, as part of Local Plan 2035. Including taking input from residents, and making plans for Bedford’s land mark brickworks. This is the fourth stage of consultation for the process, with previous rounds focusing on the scope and options for the plan, … Continue reading Stewartby brickworks eyed for council’s 20 year plan