Sunday, September 15, 2019
24 Hours in Police Custody
One of the most talked about episodes of '24 Hours in Police Custody' airs again tonight, and the lead officer in the case, detective constable (DC) Dave Brecknock, has spoken about the episode...
Bedford town centre
Bedford Borough Council's Town Centre consultation has had over 900 respondents already but more people are being urged to take part so a true reflection of views across Bedford are...
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...
Cllr Lucy Bywater
There were a number of 'firsts' in the recent local elections, including the selection of Bedford Borough's first representatives from the Green Party.
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...
Bedford Littervideo
https://youtu.be/05ODRmfSXT4 “We have a zero-tolerance approach, and anyone found breaking the law with be fined.” That’s from Bedford Borough Council's Cllr. Charles Royden, the Portfolio Holder for Highways, Transport and the Environment in an exclusive interview...
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...
Polling Station sign
Confused by this week’s European elections? Then let us assist with our (slightly patronising) European election guide for idiots. On Thursday 23 May, the UK will take part in the...
European Parliament
The results of the European Elections were declared last night (27 May) and, much like the local elections earlier this month, it was clear voters were punishing the two bigger...
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...