Sunday, January 19, 2020
Mohammad Yasin MP
It’s great to be back in Parliament to get on with raising the concerns of the people of Bedford and Kempston. It’s not going to be easy. When the...
Keir Starmer
The MP for Bedford and Kempston, Mohammad Yasin is among over 43 Labour MPs who have declared their backing for Keir Starmer to become the next leader...
Iranian General Qasem Soleimani
Following the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, the Bedford Independent spoke to one of the Borough's former MPs, a former minister for...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
 Happy New Year! There are now less than 200 days until River Festival 2020 – this is just one of many things I am looking forward to this year...
Bedfordshire Police logo
Bedfordshire Police is appealing for information after four balaclava-clad men robbed a betting shop in Bedford. The violent incicdent took place on Sunday...
Police and youth leaders behind Bedfordshire’s new Violence and Exploitation Reduction Unit (VERU) unveiled their plans to Home Office visitors after...
Dave the Mayor trains
The East Midlands Railway (EMR) consultation has now been published and has confirmed the Conservative Government’s downgrade of the Bedford rail...
A new year publicity blitz is being planned to get more people to use Bedford Borough Council’s jazzed up website. The website is central to the council’s drive to save £24.3 million by 2024/2025 as it introduces...
Polling Station sign vote
Yesterday (Thursday) was the deadline for the nomination for parliamentary candidates standing in the general election on Thursday 12 December.
Yesterday (Wednesday) the Brexit Party confirmed that they would be fielding a candidate in the Bedford and Kempston constituency at December’s general...
Nigel Farage
Following an announcement today by Nigel Farage, the Brexit Party will no longer be fielding candidates in the North East Bedfordshire and Mid Beds...
Richard Fuller
The former MP for Bedford and Kempston, Richard Fuller, has been selected as the Conservative candidate for the constituency of North East Bedfordshire.