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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:

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  • Letters may be edited for length. We reserve the right to refuse publication.

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...

Surprise over school’s planning decision

I am very surprised the school has won the appeal after opposition from the council and residents.

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: 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: 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: Consider cycling to the station during parking ‘blockade’

Cycling Campaign for North Bedfordshire (CCNB) would like to reiterate Councillor Ben Foley's statement on considering cycling to the station in your...

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...

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: Searching for the Campbell family

I’m currently searching for information regarding a family that moved to Bedford during the 1960s, possibly 1965. This is for a family tree that I'm...

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: 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: 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...