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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.
Today we have seen a new national vaccination centre open at Bedford Heights. This new centre joins Kings House and the Gurdwara...
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 Dave Hodgson
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...
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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 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 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...
Mayor Dave
The rise in COVID-19 cases nationally is hugely concerning. With cases continuing to rise here and elsewhere, and new national restrictions coming into...
Mayor Dave
While the coronavirus infection rate, in Bedford Borough, has declined since mid-June, there has been an increase in new infections in the last two weeks. This mirrors what has been happening...
Anne Frank's Tree Russell Park
Holocaust Memorial day events are to be held in Bedford this Sunday with a ceremony and service to remember those killed under Nazi persecution...
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'
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All primary school children in Bedford Borough have been invited by the Mayor to help design his oficial Christmas card. Mayor Dave Hodgson...