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Street Collections

Street Collections                                                 Free

 

Public Notice regarding amendment to Bedford Borough Council Regulations, November 2011

 

You can apply on-line using the Authority's own e-form which is available through the following link:

 

Apply on-line for a Street Collection Permit

 

To download our current Street Collection Application Form, Conditions and Guidance Notes, please click on the links below:

 

Street Collection Guidance Notes

Street Collection Application Form

Regulations & Conditions made by Bedford Borough Council with regard to Street Collections

 

If you would like to receive an application form by post, please use the link below which will generate a request with your requirements.

Request Form

 

If you would like to view the register of authorised Street Collections, use the link below:

Street Collections Register

 

Licence summary 

To collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes in England or Wales, you require a street collection licence from your local council 

Eligibility Criteria 

No provision in the legislation

Regulation Summary 

A summary of the regulation relating to this licence

Application Evaluation Process 

No provision in the legislation

Will Tacit Consent Apply? 

Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from the local authority by the end of the target completion period of 10 working days.

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You can apply on-line using the Authority's own e-form:
Apply on-line for a Street Collection Permit

 

Alternatively you can use a national portal (if you have already registered to do so):
Apply to run a charitable collection

Failed Application Redress

Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance

Licence Holder Redress

Please contact your Local Authority in the first instance

Consumer Complaint

We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre

Other Redress

None

Trade Associations

None