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What better way to tell the story of Bedford Borough than by giving you, our readers, a chance to tell us what’s on your mind.

Whether it’s something that’s bothering you or something you want to praise, our letters page will give you the chance to do just that.

Maybe you’ve got something to say about one of our recent articles. Even if it’s to tell us you disagree with what we’ve published, we want to hear from you.

Simply email letters@BedfordIndependent.co.uk and your views, opinions, rants, and compliments could soon feature on our pages.

Guidance:

  • You must include your name and full address for your letter to be considered for publication.
  • Our editorial policy is to only publish your name and basic location.
  • Names can be withheld with good reason.
  • If possible, please include a high-quality photo with your letter.
  • Letters may be edited for length. We reserve the right to refuse publication.

Letters: What a waste! Why are the council patrolling a free...

Having a visitor over from Spain for the weekend, my partner and I decided to take the car to Bedford Park instead of walking as we usually do. We needed to get our guest back to...

Letters: Cheeky CAMRA chair’s keg beer controversy

Congratulations to Dan Veal on turning his back on that horrible fizzy lager and being appointed chairman of the North Bedfordshire branch of Campaign For Real Ale...

Letters: Bromham Road bridge closure could have been avoided

When Network Rail were refused permission to raise bridges over the railway track at Sydney Gardens in Bath they had to lower the track instead. This approach to obtaining...

Making a splash to fight meningitis

Meningitis Now and the Swimming Teachers Association would like to invite parents and their children to take part in a new water-based challenge to help us fight deadly meningitis...

Letters to the editor: Give Dave an OBE

Regarding your story about Dave Denton (81-year-old Bedford window cleaner honoured at surprise party) This chap is an inspiration to the younger generation...

Heritage days will celebrate official Polish-British diplomatic relations

Following the success of last year’s Polish Heritage Days, which saw around 80 initiatives gather around 40,000 participants, the third edition of the initiative has been announced...

Bedford town centre desperately needs cleaning up and pubs and clubs...

While it is excellent news that Debenhams Bedford store is not earmarked for closure as part of their initial plans, the threat of shutdown still hangs heavy around the shoulders...

Speed cameras are of no benefit to Bedford

I would like to ask Bedford Independent readers what their opinion is on average speed cameras. I have recently seen a few electoral notices on the installation of average...

Bedford Mayoral hustings was a welcome event in uncertain times

I would like to congratulate the organisers of the Bedford Borough Mayoral hustings on 18 April for organising a much needed event. Both the BBC [Three Counties Radio] and the Bedford Independent...

Moans about school planning permission is just NIMBYism

Most of the Manton Heights residents are up in arms about planning permission being granted for the new Rushmoor/St Andrews school. Yet most people miss the point that...