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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 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...

Letters: Join Bedford’s cyclists to reduce carbon emissions

Cycling Campaign for North Bedfordshire (CCNB) would like to wish all Bedford Borough current and potential cyclists a Happy New Year. This year, according to the October 2018 report...

Letters: 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...

Letters: PANTS helps parents talk to children about sexual abuse

It can be a daunting prospect to talk to our children about sexual abuse. It isn’t as straightforward as talking to them about crossing roads or dealing with strangers. But whilst we all hope...

Letters: The Conservative Party is no longer a conservative party

This government’s recent decision to defy international law is very un-conservative, and very un-British. But this government, despite having used the Conservative Party as a platform to...

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: 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...

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...

Letters: Sue Ryder shop reopens in Bedford

Since the Government announced that non-essential shops could reopen, Sue Ryder has been planning for a phased return of its charity shops across the UK. We have been impacted heavily...

Letters: Mr Yasin should resign over Boris bash

In response to your article: Borough MPs react as Boris Johnson wins Conservative Party leadership contest. Boris makes comments in support of women being treated equally and not bullied...

Letters: Concern over government’s plan to break Brexit promises

I am deeply concerned by the government’s plan to break promises made in the Withdrawal Agreement; an international treaty signed less than a year ago...

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...