Friday, September 20, 2019
Palace of Westminster
As Parliament enters Christmas recess, at a time when many feel like the country is in turmoil, we've asked both Bedford Borough MPs if they'd be happy to spend more time at work to get...
Mohammad Yasin MP
December: We are living in times of profound political significance which will shape all our futures. The stakes are high and the kind of Brexit that is delivered will impact our economy...
Bedfordshire Police logo
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Kathryn Holloway, and Chief Constable, Jon Boutcher, say they're celebrating after the Government has said they'll...
Local Plan 2030 Leafletvideo
The leader of Bedford Borough's Conservative group, Cllr Stephen Moon, has said the Mayor's Local Plan, which sets out how our area will deal with housing growth up to 2030, has postponed...
Alistair Burt
Conservative MP for North East Bedfordshire, Alistair Burt has said he'll be supporting the Prime Minister as she faces a vote of no confidence in her leadership this evening...
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...
Transporting Bedford 2020video
https://youtu.be/EWvkcafA9xE Bedford Borough Council has announced plans to tackle the traffic congestion on Manton Lane and surrounding areas, including re-installing a footbridge removed by the former Bedfordshire County Council 10 years ago. The plans are part of...
Car Parking Charges Mayor Davevideo
https://youtu.be/b36y6jWK7c0 Bedford and Kempston Conservatives have hit out at Mayor Dave Hodgson's claim that parking charges are a good deal for Bedford shoppers, saying they could be cheaper and his claim of charges being frozen is...
Education Cuts
Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson, has said schools across Bedford Borough are facing a combined cut of £1.3m as their budgets are slashed by central government.  In a statement issued today, the town's Mayor said that the...
Parking Charge Freeze
Mayor Dave Hodgson’s Cabinet has resolved that all car park charges will be frozen for 2019. They will also maintain - and in some cases extend - the free parking options for Bedford Town Centre. The...