Saturday, July 4, 2020
Robert Jenrick MP
Bedford Borough Council has broadly welcomed the new support package announced by Local Government Secretary, Robert Jenrick, but has warned that...
Polling Station sign vote
Yesterday (Thursday) was the deadline for the nomination for parliamentary candidates standing in the general election on Thursday 12 December.
Mohammad Yasin MPvideo
Despite a dismal evening for Labour throughout the UK, the marginal seat of Bedford and Kempston was retained by Mohammad Yasin...
Virtual full council meeting
In order to comply with social distancing measures, Bedford Borough Council hosted its first full council meeting 'remotely' this week.The virtual...
Mohammad Yasin MP in Parliamentvideo
In Parliament today, Mohammad Yasin, the MP for Bedford and Kempston asked the Prime Minister about urgent funding for GPs after a doctor’s surgery in...
Polling Station sign vote
Bedford and the rest of the UK will be heading to the polls on Thursday 12 December as Parliament voted yesterday (Monday) to hold a general election.
Mayor Dave Local plan 2030
Bedford Borough Council has launched a dedicated website, in order to keep residents and businesses up-to-date on the ever-changing coronavirus outbreak...
Caretaker PCC, Kathryn Holloway
Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway, has announced that she will stay as the county's PCC for a further year...
Boris Johnson at Wixams
The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, visited Wixams today as part of his campaign ahead of the general election on Thursday 12 December...
General Election 2019
General Election 2019: Bedford. We'll be updating this live blog as soon as the winners for each seat covered by the Bedford Independent is announced...
Bricks - Building
A Government inspector has ordered Bedford Borough Council to pay costs after “unreasonable” delays in making a planning decision. Dominic Batchelor was so fed up with waiting for...
Eddie Izzard
World-renowned actor, comedian, marathon runner and activist, Eddie Izzard, was in Bedford this morning, campaigning in Castle ward with Labour's Mohammad...