Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Mayor Dave Hodgson
I would like to thank everyone for playing their part. The last four months have been difficult. We have had one of the highest rates of positive...
Farming tractor field
Richard Fuller, Conservative MP for North East Bedfordshire, has welcomed the creation of a new Trade & Agriculture Commission, which will protect Bedfordshire farmers when Britain...
Robert Jenrick MP
Bedford Borough Council has broadly welcomed the new support package announced by Local Government Secretary, Robert Jenrick, but has warned that...
Arrest Police
Police have charged a man from Bedford in connection with a burglary and several attempted burglaries in Great Denham. Seth Lee, 20, of Henley Road...
Cllr Alison Foster
A councillor says the democratic rights of the public are being lost during the planning committee’s lockdown.Cllr Alison Foster (Cons, Harrold ward)...
Costs of auditing the council’s budget could rise by £45,000 because the number crunching professionals are demanding a higher rate...
Greyfriars police station
Plans to rejuvenate a prominent town centre site in Bedford have stalled because of the impact of the pandemic on the local authority’s finances...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway says she “represents exceptional value for money” for local council taxpayers, after allegations were made...
Caretaker PCC, Kathryn Holloway
Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway has been accused of a lack of openness and transparency in an email sent to the county’s police and crime panel. The complaint...
Descendants of Bedford's Windrush generation and a Borough councillor have spoken about how the BBC television drama Sitting In Limbo ‘brought home the...
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...
Mark Lehain
The founder of Bedford Free School and former Conservative parliamentary candidate, Mark Lehain, has launched a national campaign aimed at putting 'grown up debate' back...