Mohammad Yasin MP
The Labour party launched its election manifesto today (Thursday) ahead of the general election on Thursday 12 December. Parliamentary candidate, Mohammad...
Dr Barry Monk
The founder of the Save Bedford Hospital Party, Dr Barry Monk, has backed the Liberal Democrat candidate, Henry Vann to be the next MP for Bedford...
General Election 2019
General Election 2019: Bedford. We'll be updating this live blog as soon as the winners for each seat covered by the Bedford Independent is announced...
Bedford Youth Strike for Climate
A number of Bedford's prospective parliamentary candidates will be taking part in a Climate Hustings this Friday (29 November) as part of the Bedford Youth...
Eddie Izzard
World-renowned actor, comedian, marathon runner and activist, Eddie Izzard, was in Bedford this morning, campaigning in Castle ward with Labour's Mohammad...
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.​
Richard Fuller GE19
The former Bedford and Kempston MP, Richard Fuller has been returned to the House of Commons by the voters of North East Bedfordshire. Mr Fuller replaced Alistair Burt, who declared he would not be standing at...
Adam Zerny & Martin Bell
North East Bedfordshire's Independent candidate, Adam Zerny, has just received the backing of well-known former foreign correspondent and Independent...
Louise Haigh, shadow minister of state for policing, visited Bedford this morning and joined Mohammad Yasin MP to hear from local people about the impact...
Jeremy Corbyn
With less than 12 hours until the polling stations open, the leader of the opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, attended a Labour Party rally in Kempston this...
Mohammad Yasin MP
Despite a dismal evening for Labour throughout the UK, the marginal seat of Bedford and Kempston was retained by Mohammad Yasin...
Ryan Henson
Following the launch of the Conservative Party manifesto on Sunday, the candidate for Bedford and Kempston, has welcomed the commitments to get Brexit done...