Sunday, August 9, 2020
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...
Adoption
National Adoption Week runs until the 21st October and our reporter, Hannah Brown, looks at what adoption means for children and the people they may one day call mum and dad. There are 2000 children in...
(l-r) PCC, Kathryn Holloway and current DCC, Garry Forsyth.
A £300,000 funding package will be available to the next Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner to ensure some continuity of services. The county’s PCC Kathryn...
Mohammad Yasin MP
December: We are living in times of profound political significance which will shape all our futures. The stakes are high and the kind of Brexit that is delivered will impact our economy...
Luton Crown Court
A jury has cleared a Liverpool man accused of carrying out a knifepoint robbery at a Bedford newsagent early on Boxing Day last year. 48-year-old Jason Speed told Luton Crown Court he...
Average Speed Camera Sign
Bedford's Mayor has slammed a decision by the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, to "hoard" every single penny of fines raised by local average speed cameras rather...
Caretaker PCC, Kathryn Holloway
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway has been accused of a lack of openness and transparency in an email sent to the county’s police and crime panel. The complaint...
Mohammad Yasin MP
The Labour party launched its election manifesto today (Thursday) ahead of the general election on Thursday 12 December. Parliamentary candidate, Mohammad...
Car Parking Charges Mayor Davevideo
https://youtu.be/b36y6jWK7c0 Bedford and Kempston Conservatives have hit out at Mayor Dave Hodgson's claim that parking charges are a good deal for Bedford shoppers, saying they could be cheaper and his claim of charges being frozen is...
Marks and Spencer External Corner
We asked the town's leaders for their response to the news that M&S will close it's Bedford store in May. Both the Mayor and MP described it as a 'blow to the town'
Bricks - Building
A Government inspector has ordered Bedford Borough Council to pay costs after “unreasonable” delays in making a planning decision. Dominic Batchelor was so fed up with waiting for...
Dunster House student visit 2019
August: A number of recent visits I’ve hosted in the Mayor’s Parlour in the Old Town Hall have served as powerful reminders of how fortunate we are to live in a town and a Borough with such...