Friday, September 20, 2019
Joshua Hawkins Blue Plaque
An extraordinary couple, a couple key to Bedford's history are honoured with the unveiling of a fifth plaque as local historians commemorate...
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...
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...
Cycle lane sign
Bedford Borough Council has announced today (31 Jul) that two controversial Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs) will stay in place for a further three years. A consultation started...
Hustings temporary image
All Bedford Borough mayoral candidates will be attending the BBC Three Counties Radio and the Bedford Independent hustings event this week (18 April)...
Hustings temporary image
Access Bedford, a charity set up to make Bedford Borough more accessible, will be providing sign language interpreters at the Bedford Independent and BBC Three Counties...
Luton and Bedfordshire Green Party has announced Adrian Spurrell as their candidate for this year’s Bedford Mayoral election.
Cllr Stephen Moon
Cllr Stephen Moon has stepped down as leader of Bedford Borough Council’s Conservative Group after seven years in the role. He told the Bedford Independent that he's had "a good innings"...
Revoke Article 50 Petition (23 March)
As signatures to the ‘Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU’ petition break the 4million mark (at time of publication), the Anti-Brexit campaign has become the most popular...
GP prescription
Theresa May is frantically trying to rush through policies on mental health and climate change to try to ensure she leaves a legacy – any legacy that isn’t a catalogue of abject failure. Her...