Councillors in Bedford have overwhelmingly passed a budget which could see 95 redundancies and increases the Borough’s part of the council tax by 3.74 per cent. Only two Green councillors, who sat on their hands during the vote on Wednesday...
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...
Four mature trees – and possibly a fifth – are to be sacrificed to the needs of parents driving their children to and from a school...
Macbook laptop booking online zoom learning
People in Bedford are being encouraged to go online and use digital self-serve options, rather than to make contact via email/phone calls, a meeting heard. Bedford Borough Council...
Mohammad Yasin MP in the House of Commons
It’s sad that we end this darkest of years in Tier 3 restrictions after so many months of huge personal sacrifice and disruption to our way of life...
Police on the beat
Bedfordians will see an additional 20 police constables on the streets, after an increase in the police share of council tax which was approved by the...
Kemo
A campaign to get the Government to increase the punishment for pet theft may have a boost this week, as the Pet Theft Reform Bill is due to have a second reading in the House...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
April: The proportion of people in employment in Bedford Borough has increased rapidly in recent years, emphatically outstripping the regional and national growth rates...
Mohammad Yasin MP
This week the Queen was summoned to Parliament to read out Boris Johnson’s Government’s agenda. But this was a highly unusual Queen’s speech, because...
Police and youth leaders behind Bedfordshire’s new Violence and Exploitation Reduction Unit (VERU) unveiled their plans to Home Office visitors after...
Cllr Henry Vann
Bedford Liberal Democrats have announced Henry Vann, a local Councillor, campaigner and teacher, will be standing as their prospective parliamentary candidate for Bedford and...
Mayor Dave
Christmas is going to be very different this year for everyone, but that doesn’t mean we cannot celebrate. Last week, I announced the winner of my Christmas Card...