Bedford Borough Hall
Poor communication from the management is causing concerns and anxiety for Bedford Borough staff, a meeting heard. The Bedford Borough Council Employee Partnership...
Mohammad Yasin MP
At the end of this month 11,690 Universal Credit claimants in Bedford, 40% of whom are working, will have their Universal Credit uplift removed. The £20 a week cut is often the difference...
Money
Bedford Borough's Liberal Democrats have said the Government is "out of touch" over Universal Credit reforms, but the local Conservatives have defended the comments as "misleading". Liberal...
PCC Festus Akinbusoye
It's three months since Festus Akinbusoye was elected Police and Crime Commissioner for Bedfordshire, becoming the first Black person in the country to fill the role. PCC Akinbusoye...
Pound coins and money
The Bedfordshire Local Pension Board has been told that lockdown restrictions and staffing issues have meant deadlines set by the pension fund have not been set. In a meeting, last week...
It is that time of year again when most of the borough’s children head back to school, and home-schooled pupils restart their studies. Education in the last two years has been subject to disruption...
Terraced houses
To support and resettle those who have fled Afghanistan, Bedford Borough Council is asking landlords to get in touch if they have any empty properties available to let in the coming weeks...
Over 500 young people stepped into the ring this the summer as part of a Boxing initiative funded by Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner. Festus Akinbusoye funded the free boxing and...
Conservative PCC candidate, Festus Akinbusoye
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Festus Akinbusoye launched his 100-day report and 2021-2024 Crime Plan this week. At an official event, Mr Akinbusoye said a “key focus” had been...
Conservative PCC candidate, Festus Akinbusoye
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Festus Akinbusoye has apologised for failing to turn up for a meeting to discuss his police and crime plan. The county’s police and...
Bedford Town Centre
Bedfordians are being urged to take part in the current phase of the Borough's Local Plan consultation which closes in two weeks. Local Plans set out where growth and development...
Afghanistan Map
Watching the scenes at Kabul airport this week has left me and many others with feelings of overwhelming sorrow and anger for the millions of Afghans in danger. Reports that parents...