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Letters to the editor

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: Sue Ryder nurse tells of the ‘devastating impact’ coronavirus is...

My name is Jacqui Ackroyd and I am a nurse at Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice in Moggerhanger in Bedfordshire. I am writing to you to tell you about the...

Letters: Council sits on hands while Fusion fails Bedford

The petition to remove Fusion as the provider of Bedford Borough Council’s (BBC) leisure facilities is understandable but will not have any effect on...

Letters: Don’t go to this barber

What on Earth was in the mind of those who ‘trimmed’ the beautiful willows along the Embankment?  Having planted the summer bedding plants, which are promising a beautiful...

Letters: As the coronavirus crisis escalates, Dave the Mayor needs to...

In light of recent events I have sent an email urging the mayor to close the town center. I have sent the following email: Dear Mayor Hodgson...

Letters: Rogan’s Books – the next chapter

After an incredible, magical, fun-filled five years, the time has come for a change. As of Easter this year, Rogan’s Books’ bookshop will close its doors...

Letters: An open letter on Brexit

Very few people living today voted in the first referendum of June 1975. No political party has ever mentioned the referendum of 2017 [sic] was the 2nd...

Letters: Two years on, help find Kemo the cancer support dog

My name is Debbie Hall and together with my husband Olly we are the proud owners of a beautiful white staff. I brought Kemo at 11 weeks old when Olly had...

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: A fond farewell from Rogan’s Books

What a difference a month makes... Four weeks ago, we sadly announced our plans to close the doors on our physical bookshop for the last time...

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: Traffic has found its way through Wilstead, Cllr Coombes…

I was surprised to see it was reported that Cllr. Graeme Coombes has stated that Wilstead residents are going to be mightily cheesed off that traffic is...

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...