Lib Dem manifesto launch
At a campaign launch on Tuesday, local Liberal Democrat party members endorsed their national manifesto ahead of December's general election.​
Mohammad Yasin MP
The Operation Yellowhammer documents the Government were forced to publish this month starkly reveal the risk posed to the NHS of a no-deal Brexit...
A plan to bring a dead village pub back to life by building four houses on the same site and injecting the profits into a big refurbishment have been reluctantly dismissed by councillors...
HWRC litter 1
A Bedford resident has raised concerns over a recently realigned footpath that they are concerned could become a "mugger's paradise". Tim Durrant of Tennyson Road, walks regularly...
Kemo
A campaign to get the Government to increase the punishment for pet theft may have a boost this week, as the Pet Theft Reform Bill is due to have a second reading in the House...
Cllr David Fletcher
Cllr David Fletcher has issued a stark warning to Bedford Borough Council that they are not doing enough to help areas like Midland Road, and to stop leaving the job of monitoring problems in the area to local people.
A farmer’s use of buildings for storage and distribution – and the lorries associated with the business – has split the community in Pavenham.
Polling Station sign vote
Confused by this week’s European elections? Then let us assist with our (slightly patronising) European election guide for idiots. On Thursday 23 May, the UK will take part in the...
Philip Simpkins
Following a 30 year career at Bedford Borough Council, chief executive, Philip Simpkins, has announced that he will be stepping down from the role...
Polling Station sign vote
Yesterday (Thursday) was the deadline for the nomination for parliamentary candidates standing in the general election on Thursday 12 December.
Gianni Carofano, Conservative Mayoral Candidate, Bedford Borough
With less than 100 days to go until Bedfodians take to the polling stations to decide who will be the the elected Mayor of Bedford Borough, the Conservative candidate, Cllr Gianni Carofano, has...
A Bedford resident is threatening the Home Office with legal action over its plan to house asylum seekers at the Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre near Thurleigh. Rosie Newbigging is opposing the Home Office plans to house up to 200 asylum seekers...