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Education Cuts
Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson, has said schools across Bedford Borough are facing a combined cut of £1.3m as their budgets are slashed by central government.  In a statement issued today, the town's Mayor said that the...
Victoria Ward Nursery Rhyme Tiles
Plans to remove much-loved Victorian tiles depicting famous nursery rhymes from a ward at Bedford Hospital, have been labelled as "cultural vandalism" by campaigners who say...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner says Bedfordians have been misled over a political leaflet, made to look like a newspaper, that suggests she's not doing enough to...
Henry Vannvideo
More average speed camera sites have been announced in an effort to tackle dangerous driving in areas where local communities have called for them...
Bedford High Street (April 2019)
Bedfordians are being asked to help Bedford Borough Council develop a future plan for our town centre. The consultation wants to know how people use the town centre, how often they visit, and...
Jenni Jackson launches the Labour manifesto for Bedford Borough's 2019 Mayoral elections
Jenni Jackson, Labour's Mayoral Candidate for Bedford Borough has launched her manifesto, saying they are "putting people first." Jenni Jackson said: "Our plan brings...
Voting Booth
Polling stations across Bedford Borough will open at 7am tomorrow, giving Bedfordians a chance to choose who they want to be their ward or parish councillor and the Borough's mayor...
Parking Charge Freeze
Mayor Dave Hodgson’s Cabinet has resolved that all car park charges will be frozen for 2019. They will also maintain - and in some cases extend - the free parking options for Bedford Town Centre. The...
Bedford bus station under construction 2015
A bus company and a council were fined a total off £650,000 today (Friday) after a woman was killed when she was hit by a lorry during the redevelopment...
Bedford town centre
Bedford Borough Council's Town Centre consultation has had over 900 respondents already but more people are being urged to take part so a true reflection of views across Bedford are...
Puppy
Bedford Borough Council have issued a warning to be cautious and carry out checks after reports of illegal puppy trading in the area. The illegal dealers and breeders are reported...
River Festival Scam
Bedford Borough Council has issued a warning over a possible River Festival scam that claims to be providing tickets for the event. The Facebook page, All Things Beds...