Saturday, July 4, 2020
Keir Starmer
The MP for Bedford and Kempston, Mohammad Yasin is among over 43 Labour MPs who have declared their backing for Keir Starmer to become the next leader...
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...
Descendants of Bedford's Windrush generation and a Borough councillor have spoken about how the BBC television drama Sitting In Limbo ‘brought home the...
Police Chantry Road, Kemspton 18 July
A dramatic police chase from Bedford into Kempston this morning (18 July) has ended with an arrest. Police officers spotted a suspicious vehicle on Ampthill Road, Bedford just...
Lurke Street Car Park
In order to enable the Council to prioritise staff on essential duties, the opening hours of the multi-storey car parks in Bedford will be changing...
HWRC litter 1
A Bedford resident has raised concerns over a recently realigned footpath that they are concerned could become a "mugger's paradise". Tim Durrant of Tennyson Road, walks regularly...
Mohammad Yasin MP
On 10 May the Prime Minister announced that Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 would be the first to return to school on 1 June.Teachers’ unions, backed by the...
British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field
A 17-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, after being stabbed on London Road, Bedford. Police were called to the scene earlier this afternoon and the teenager...
Mohammad Yasin MP in Parliament
I want the government to succeed in fighting the biggest crisis in peacetime history, to save lives and protect livelihoods. As an Opposition MP, it felt important to provide constructive support to the Government, only challenging...
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...
Yesterday (Wednesday) the Brexit Party confirmed that they would be fielding a candidate in the Bedford and Kempston constituency at December’s general...
Harold MacMillan 'never had is so good' speech
Today we launch a new series of articles for #ThrowbackThursday will take a look at moments in Bedford Borough's history. Young local writer Harry MacPhail looks at moments that...