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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: Please take time to prepare your car for winter driving;...

Sadly I know all too well the damage that failing to prepare your vehicle could do- a good friend of mine was needlessly killed by a driver whose view of the road was massively obstructed by ice on his windscreen and had he...

Letters: Patrick’s Parcels thank everyone helping them help vulnerable families in...

We just wanted to say thank you to everyone involved in our Christmas parcels 🎄🎁 So many parents in our local communities are working hard to support their children and just not making ends meet, with the...

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: W.H Allen – 20 years on and still going strong

It is now 20 years since the “hooter” sounded for the final time at Queens Engineering Works and one of the manufacturing giants of Bedford came to a sad end. Or did it?...

Letters: Wootton villagers create Christmas window wonderland

As so much community activity has been curtailed this year due to Covid 19, I was looking for something that the whole village could join in with in a totally safe way...

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: 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: 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...

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: No social distancing at Allhallows

Bedford remains at the lowest tier, ‘medium’. But I wonder how long for. Resurfacing work has now been undertaken [at Allhallows] for some time...

Letters: What is Dave thinking about?

Tax payers money used to bail out Fusion after years of dreadful performance in Bedford and nationwide where its performance rating is 95% BAD! What is Dave thinking about? He has rewarded...