With just 85 days until the local elections on 2 May, members of the Labour Party in Bedford Borough have selected Jenni Jackson as their mayoral candidate.
Anne Frank's Tree Russell Park
Holocaust Memorial day events are to be held in Bedford this Sunday with a ceremony and service to remember those killed under Nazi persecution...
Henry Vann
More average speed camera sites have been announced in an effort to tackle dangerous driving in areas where local communities have called for them...
Gianni Carofano, Conservative Mayoral Candidate, Bedford Borough
With less than 100 days to go until Bedfodians take to the polling stations to decide who will be the the elected Mayor of Bedford Borough, the Conservative candidate, Cllr Gianni Carofano, has...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner says Bedfordians have been misled over a political leaflet, made to look like a newspaper, that suggests she's not doing enough to...
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...
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...
Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway
January: I am consulting with you to understand whether or not you are prepared to contribute just £2 extra per month through your Council Tax to help increase the number...
Bedfordshire Police Dog Oz
Oz, the award-winning police dog, who has helped to catch criminals on the run and acted as a Public Order and Firearms Support Dog across Beds, Herts and Cambs, has retired...
Sir Vince Cable Bedford Link
Sir Vince Cable MP, leader of the Liberal Democrats, visited Bedford today and told the Bedford Independent that Bedford deserves the recent and future investment it has received...
Freeze Fares - Mayor Dave Hodgson and fellow Campaigners call for fares freeze
January: Sadly it wasn’t a Happy New Year for Bedford rail users last week, with fares rising by over 3%. This is simply indefensible. Bedford rail users have had fast intercity...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
Bedford Borough Council has one of the healthiest financial reserves in the region, according to recent research with £12m unrestricted reserves, despite the on-going cuts to...