Friday, September 18, 2020
Mohammad Yasin MP
“We will have a test track and trace operation that will be world-beating, in place by 1 June” promised the Prime Minister on 20 May...
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The majority of Bedford Borough’s schools will be returning early this week, although a few had already welcomed pupils back last week...
Great Denham Golf Club
A crowd-funder to protect the land occupied by the Bedford Golf Club in Great Denham more than doubled its original target in just 48 hours and...
Mohammad Yasin MP
After a weekend of growing outrage and pressure from A-level students, teachers and the Labour Party, the inevitability of the Government U turn was...
Robinson Pool
Bedford Borough's Conservative Councillors have called for "urgent action" to end what they call "the lingering uncertainty over the future of its leisure services contractor, Fusion Lifestyle." The calls...
Bedford Borough Council say Fusion lifestyle has asked the taxpayer for "significant financial support" to help them reopen publicly owned leisure facilities across the borough. Fusion...
Bromham. Image credit: ADC Films
Councillors have been invited to have another go at making a planning decision that was already on the brink of being signed off. Bedford Borough Council’s lawyers have advised the planning...
Bedford Central Library
Bedford Borough Council have dismissed claims made on a local public Facebook group that Bedford Central Library is being sold to make way for residential and commercial development. The post...
Cycle lane sign
Bedford Borough Council say they've highlighted a number of "priority initiatives" which could secure Government funding to enhance sustainable transport, event infrastructure, and...
Mayor Dave
While the coronavirus infection rate, in Bedford Borough, has declined since mid-June, there has been an increase in new infections in the last two weeks. This mirrors what has been happening...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
As a public official, let alone a former journalist, PCC Kathryn Holloway should be more than aware that she and her office will be asked difficult questions and be held to account. Her...
Caretaker PCC, Kathryn Holloway
BAME leaders across Bedford have reacted strongly to comments made by Bedfordshire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, who appeared to accuse the Bedford Independent...