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Plans for a recycling facility on prime agricultural land at Thurleigh have been turned down by Bedford Borough Council.

Bedfordshire local plans forum Bedfordshire local plans forum Pam Groom

This year, local plans are being progressed by Bedfordshire's local authorities - Bedford Borough Council, Central Bedfordshire Council and Luton Borough Council - plus neighbouring Milton Keynes – that will set the level and shape of development in our towns and countryside for the next 15 years or so.

Countryside in north Bedfordshire Countryside in north Bedfordshire Eric Meadows

Bedford Borough Council has revealed plans to create two new towns in the north of the county. 

As part of consultations on the Bedford Borough Local Plan 2032, developers have put forward last minute proposals to create two new towns in rural north Bedfordshire.

CPRE objects to green and wood waste recycling facility proposed for Thurleigh that will result in one commercial vehicle movement every three minutes on quiet rural road.

CPRE Bedfordshire has objected to a development of 300 new homes on a landscape of considerable value adjoining the west side of the Leighton-Linslade urban area.

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Luton Borough Council’s pre-submission version of its local plan (2011–2031) was the subject of consultation in autumn 2015.

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CPRE Bedfordshire has backed a local action group in opposing an application for a solar farm in Harrold.

Bedfordshire local plans forum Bedfordshire local plans forum

Find out what you can do to affect what will happen in your area: 3pm, 23rd April, Parkside Hall, Ampthill. Join us as we bring together members and local residents concerned about the future of Bedfordshire's countryside. 

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Branch very concerned by Bedford Borough Council's draft local plan.

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