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Bedfordshire Malayalee Association organsing committee on stage at their 2023 Christmas and New Year event. Image: Bedfordshire Malayalee Association
The organising committee of a local community association have said they have been "left embarrassed" after Bedford Borough Mayor Tom Wootton (Conservative) failed to turn up at an event after saying he...
Henry Vann
More average speed camera sites have been announced in an effort to tackle dangerous driving in areas where local communities have called for them...
Mayor Tom Wootton
When asked why he had scrapped Bedford Borough Council’s Rural Affairs Committee, Bedford’s mayor said it was a meeting that “floated about and didn’t do a lot”. The Rural Affairs Committee...
Mayor Dave
The Prime Minister has announced we have passed the peak of coronavirus infections, and we all hope this is the case. Later this week we will be hearing...
Mayor Tom Wootton standing along Bedford's River Great Ouse with the town bridge in the background.
We all know that Bedford Borough is suffering from a serious lack of GPs, leisure facilities that have been left in a state of disrepair, a Town Centre that needs smart and effective regeneration and poor...
Mayor Dave
I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year. The main thing I know many local residents are looking forward to is the rollout of the Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccine...
Mayor Tom Wootton standing along Bedford's River Great Ouse with the town bridge in the background.
Bedford’s mayor said he is “overjoyed” over recent announcements that he says prove “Bedford’s best days are yet to come”. Tom Wootton (Conservative)...
Bedford River Festival regatta The Embankment
2021 was a difficult year with COVID-19 dominating and various restrictions and lockdowns taking place throughout the year. Sadly 2022 hasn’t got off to a much...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
I would like to thank everyone for playing their part. The last four months have been difficult. We have had one of the highest rates of positive...
Bromham Road bridge closure billboard
July: Network Rail’s closure of Bromham Road Bridge is doubly hard to stomach. Not only will it continue to cause disruption until they complete the bridge replacement next spring, we...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
Mayor Dave Hodgson has announced his new Cabinet, which once again features no Conservative representation. The new Bedford Borough Council Executive...
Mayor Dave
Bedford Borough Council has launched a dedicated website, in order to keep residents and businesses up-to-date on the ever-changing coronavirus outbreak...