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Over the last month, I have been visiting villages across the Borough as part of my 2021 Village Tour and have met with several hundred residents. I have been to 44 villages so far and...
It is that time of year again when most of the borough’s children head back to school, and home-schooled pupils restart their studies. Education in the last two years has been subject to disruption...
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As the Coronavirus regulations have started to be relaxed, I have been able to visit some of the Borough’s businesses. Three recent visits have been to see...
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Bedford’s mayor is batting for care workers to be given a pay rise by the Government, too. NHS employees are due to receive a three per cent hike but so far nothing has...
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Is football coming home? Maybe, possibly, hopefully. Massive congratulations to England, and Italy, Spain and Denmark, who have made it through to the semi-finals of Euro 2021...
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As you may have seen the Government has announced Bedford Borough was successful in securing £22.6million in our Town Deal Bid. This money will help regenerate the Station Quarter and Midland Road...
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As you may know, the East West Rail Company is currently consulting on the route alignments for the Oxford to Cambridge route. This consultation covers a number of different areas including...
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Last week the East West Rail Company launched the next phase of their consultation on the route from Oxford to Cambridge and we have received the details of EWR's proposals...
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Last week the Prime Minister outlined the roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions in England. This is incredibly good news, but we must continue to follow existing guidelines of washing hands regularly, wearing a face covering...
Today we have seen a new national vaccination centre open at Bedford Heights. This new centre joins Kings House and the Gurdwara...
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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...
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Christmas is going to be very different this year for everyone, but that doesn’t mean we cannot celebrate. Last week, I announced the winner of my Christmas Card...