Wednesday, February 19, 2020
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.
Average Speed Camera Sign
Bedford's Mayor has slammed a decision by the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, to "hoard" every single penny of fines raised by local average speed cameras rather...
Victoria Ward Nursery Rhyme Tiles
Plans to remove much-loved Victorian tiles depicting famous nursery rhymes from a ward at Bedford Hospital, have been labelled as "cultural vandalism" by campaigners who say...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
March: Earlier this year, I consulted residents of Bedfordshire and asked for your opinion on whether or not you would be prepared to contribute an extra £2 per month...
In January we partnered with Woodfines Solicitors to ask 1,000 Bedfordians if, knowing what they know now, their opinion on Brexit had changed since the vote in 2016. The results are now in...
Brexit in Bedford
Now that Labour is off the fence and backing a second referendum on Britain's EU exit, we ask Bedford's Mohammad Yasin MP for his thoughts...
Alistair Burt
February: There is a chance that by the time this article reaches publication there may be yet more changes, but as Brexit gets closer I continue to firmly believe in the importance of avoiding ‘no deal’. 
Mohammad Yasin MP in Parliament
February: The last-minute cancellation of the February recess was an opportunity to bring us closer to a solution to the Brexit crisis.
A group of Bedford Borough councillors is urging EU citizens who are residents of Bedford, and hold an EU passport, to make sure they are registered for the vote for the next local elections on 2nd May 2019.
TV licencevideo
Mohammad Yasin MP yesterday asked a question at DWP Questions in the House of Commons regarding the government's proposal to scrap free TV licences for over 75s...
Adrian Spurrell Green Party
Luton and Bedfordshire Green Party has announced Adrian Spurrell as their candidate for this year’s Bedford Mayoral election.
Dave Hodgson Column December 2018
Official rough sleeper count figures published recently show that there are a third fewer people sleeping rough in Bedford Borough than there were a year ago. While it’s encouraging that things are going in the...