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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, street name and town/village.
  • Names and addresses 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: Take part in this year’s Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk

Under normal circumstances, many thousands of people would have by now signed up to take part in an Alzheimer’s Society Memory Walk...

Letters: No information for residents over areas of high infection

I am very concerned over the time it is taking for any information to be passed on to residents. About two weeks has already passed by since the Mayor...

Letters: Can you help find the elusive ‘Laxtonberry’ raspberry hybrid?

I'm writing to see if you, as a paper, could assist with a plant hunt. I have recently come into contact with a gentleman from Cheshire named Stewart...

Letters: Where is Bedford’s statue to Joe Clough – Britain’s first...

Dear Editor, The significance of statues has been in the news recently with the Black Lives Matter campaign. In Bedford, the town...

Letters: He is in public office and needs to be held...

A week on and the dust has settled on a story that has distracted at a time we needed no confusion or distraction. The bare facts are Dominic Cummings panicked. Like millions of...

Letters: Can anyone say they would have behaved differently?

"Municipal Man" chooses to give his slating of Dominic Cummings and the Prime Minister. You claim to be an independent unbiased news provider so I'm giving an alternative opinion. Can anyone...

Letters: It takes a village to raise a child. Our village...

I have sent this letter to my MP. Several babies I know, across multiple counties, have been unable to access tongue tie clinics as they are closed. Their babies could not feed. They paid...

Letters: Comedian Rhod Gilbert raises awareness of Stroke Association awards

I am writing to you on behalf of a charity that is close to my heart – The Stroke Association.These are incredibly testing times for all of us and...

Letters: campaigners warn of a spike in post-Covid illnesses – including...

As the nation gets to grips with containing the Coronavirus pandemic, attention must be given to the possible impact on long-term health...

Letters: Bromham Road bridge reopened to cyclists and pedestrians

Your readers may be interested to know that week commencing 20 April, Network Rail opened the south side footpath and half of one carriageway of the...

Letters: We need to look at economics differently once coronavirus lockdown...

Richard Fuller is right to say that we should be treated as adults in considering the economic implications of the Coronavirus pandemic...

Letters: why we need British Sign Language interpretations at all emergency...

There are ten indigenous languages in the UK. Nine of them are spoken, one of them is visual. English is our official spoken...