Mayor Dave Hodgson

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Dave Hodgson Column December 2018
December: Last week was Homelessness Awareness Week in Bedford, and there was an impressive range of events and activities taking place in and around the town. I want to...
Bedford River Clean up young volunteers
This week is Volunteer Week 2020, (1 - 7 June) and I wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of the volunteers in the Borough. This year my thank you is even bigger than...
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I am pleased that Bedford Borough Council has approved my 2022/23 Budget. The Budget outlines plans to keep Council Tax rises below inflation...
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It has now been just over six months since the Prime Minister announced that the vast majority of us should not be working from our normal places of work...
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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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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.
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...
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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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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...
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...
Bedford River Festival regatta The Embankment
2021 was a difficult year with COVID-19 dominating and various restrictions and lockdowns taking place throughout the year. Sadly 2022 hasn’t got off to a much...
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Bedford Borough Council has launched a dedicated website, in order to keep residents and businesses up-to-date on the ever-changing coronavirus outbreak...