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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...
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...
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'
Mayor Dave Hodgson
March: The Government invests too little, too rarely in our infrastructure, so when major upgrades do happen, they need to be of as much benefit as possible for our communities.
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...
Local Plan 2030 Leafletvideo
The leader of Bedford Borough's Conservative group, Cllr Stephen Moon, has said the Mayor's Local Plan, which sets out how our area will deal with housing growth up to 2030, has postponed...
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 Vann
Town centres across the UK are in deep crisis. We only have to pick up a newspaper or flick on the TV news for the latest story of a national chain carrying...
Great British Spring Clean Bedford Streets
The Great British Spring clean starts on March 22 and Bedford Borough Council is organising a series of events across to collect and safely dispose of litter...