Friday, September 20, 2019
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...
Brexit in Bedford
With just over two months until the date we are due to withdraw from the EU, it seems we're no closer to understanding exactly what Brexit will be, and how it will affect us...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
January: I am consulting with you to understand whether or not you are prepared to contribute just £2 extra per month through your Council Tax to help increase the number...
Bedfordshire Police Dog Oz
Oz, the award-winning police dog, who has helped to catch criminals on the run and acted as a Public Order and Firearms Support Dog across Beds, Herts and Cambs, has retired...
Sir Vince Cable Bedford Linkvideo
Sir Vince Cable MP, leader of the Liberal Democrats, visited Bedford today and told the Bedford Independent that Bedford deserves the recent and future investment it has received...
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...
Mayor Dave Hodgsonvideo
Bedford Borough Council has one of the healthiest financial reserves in the region, according to recent research with £12m unrestricted reserves, despite the on-going cuts to...
Alistair Burt
January: May I wish all constituents the very best for the New Year. It’s been a curious year in politics, with such huge concentration on Brexit, despite many other things being on people’s minds...
A bus timetable change by Stagecoach has been branded as ‘unacceptable’ by Mayor Dave Hodgson who has said the changes to the 71 and 72 bus routes will "have a harmful effect...
Lord Ashdown
Former Bedford School boy and ex-Liberal Democrats leader Paddy Ashdown has died aged 77 after a short battle with Cancer. Liberal Democrat leader, Vince Cable said...