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Mayor Dave Hodgson at Bedford Hospital
I am pleased to report that local NHS bosses have finally committed to keeping key services at Bedford Hospital in a huge win for local residents and...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
April: The proportion of people in employment in Bedford Borough has increased rapidly in recent years, emphatically outstripping the regional and national growth rates...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
Mayor Dave Hodgson has announced his new Cabinet, which once again features no Conservative representation. The new Bedford Borough Council Executive...
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'