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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  • Names and addresses can be withheld with good reason.
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  • Letters may be edited for length, typos and formatting purposes.
  • We reserve the right to refuse publication.

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...

Letters: Campaigners want East West Rail to compromise on southern route

Recent coverage has discussed the East West Rail (EWR) route planned through Bedford and out to the north east towards Tempsford. This is the route long supported by the Mayor and...

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: Over-the-top electric charging provision at Riverside North car park

I know that there needs to be lots more charging points for electric vehicles in the future. I do think, though, that the Borough has gone over the top in the provision being installed in the car park on Riverside North...

Letters: Renhold is united against East West Railway

These photos demonstrate the strength of feeling in Renhold, so many residents have a 'Stop the Railway' poster on display. As all will by now be aware, huge swathes of beautiful countryside, ancient...

Letters: What a waste! Why are the council patrolling a free...

Having a visitor over from Spain for the weekend, my partner and I decided to take the car to Bedford Park instead of walking as we usually do. We needed to get our guest back to...

Letters: New station in Bedford is not a new idea

With reference to Stuart Bolton's letter (letters 30th April) in which he states, "It has recently come to light that Bedford Borough Council has offered to pay for the Midland Road Station rebuild...

Speed cameras are of no benefit to Bedford

I would like to ask Bedford Independent readers what their opinion is on average speed cameras. I have recently seen a few electoral notices on the installation of average...

Letters: ‘Evil’ destruction of Sharnbrook bridleway

The lovely bridleway leading from Sharnbrook Mill to Radwell has been completely destroyed with an enormous tractor type vehicle. This was a wonderfully virus safe walk...

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: Boris Johnson owes me money

Bedford Borough Council met on Wednesday 3 February to vote through a budget of £110 million for 2021/22. With this, the borough provides a huge range of local services, from road repair and waste collection to adult social care and child services...

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...