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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
November: The Bedford Independent has made a big impact in its short life so far, and I want to thank the team for giving me the opportunity to contribute to it. I’m particularly pleased to see...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
Mayor Dave Hodgson has announced his new Cabinet, which once again features no Conservative representation. The new Bedford Borough Council Executive...
Freeze Fares - Mayor Dave Hodgson and fellow Campaigners call for fares freeze
January: Sadly it wasn’t a Happy New Year for Bedford rail users last week, with fares rising by over 3%. This is simply indefensible. Bedford rail users have had fast intercity...
Money
Mayor Dave Hodgson has set out his budget proposals for Bedford Borough Council ready for debate at a full council meeting on 6 February, but already some say he...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...