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.
Cllr Lucy Bywater
A Green councillor has lost her seat on a Bedford Borough Council committee following the defection of a Lib Dem councillor to the Conservatives. And the Lib Dems were blasted at a meeting...
Brexit in Bedford
The government's Brexit trade deal has been passed by MPs with a majority of 448 at an emergency one-day session today. Parliament was recalled to approve the EU-UK trade and co-operation agreement, despite MPs criticising...
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)...
Iranian General Qasem Soleimani
Following the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, the Bedford Independent spoke to one of the Borough's former MPs, a former minister for...
Alistair Burt
February: There is a chance that by the time this article reaches publication there may be yet more changes, but as Brexit gets closer I continue to firmly believe in the importance of avoiding ‘no deal’. 
Car Parking Charges Mayor Dave
https://youtu.be/b36y6jWK7c0 Bedford and Kempston Conservatives have hit out at Mayor Dave Hodgson's claim that parking charges are a good deal for Bedford shoppers, saying they could be cheaper and his claim of charges being frozen is...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
In his first major announcement about Council spending since being re-elected, Bedford Borough's elected mayor has outlines a series of initiatives which he says "demonstrates the strength...
Supreme Court
After eleven Supreme Court judges unanimously ruled today that the Prime Minister's progrogation of parliament was unlawful, we asked Bedford's MP, MEP...
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...
Bedford Borough Hall
Bedford Borough Council’s draft Corporate Plan for 2022 to 2026, has four interlinked goals, with three cross-cutting themes throughout, a meeting heard. Bedford Borough Council...
Bedford Borough Mayoral Hustings 2019 candidates on stage
Bedfordians will be heading to the polls on Thursday (2 May) to decide who will represent them at a local level, or will they? Concerns that many will simply use the polls...