Young people from across the county were invited by the new Police and Crime Commissioner to help decide on youth projects to receive a slice of £28,000 funding - and Youth Voices Bedford were...
Borough councillors in Bedford have overturned part of a village’s neighbourhood plan – just 11 days after it was resoundingly approved by the community. More than half the 482 electors of Stevington...
Elstow Park and Ride
A waiting room intended to help users of Bedford’s park and ride to keep out of the elements while they wait to hop on a bus into town is set to be taken over by… a car rental company...
A plan to convert a former college building into supported flats for homeless people in Bedford has been greeted with acclaim by councillors. Rogers Court, on the corner of Kingsway and Cauldwell Street
The Local Government Boundary Commission (LGBC) is reviewing Bedford's council ward boundaries to make sure that councillors represent roughly the same number of electors. The LGBC wants...
Bedford Corn Exchange
After more than a year, face to face meetings of Bedford borough’s councillors are set to begin again next week. As of 7 May, remote meetings are no longer permitted, and councillors right across the political spectrum have...
Conservative PCC candidate, Festus Akinbusoye
The Conservative party candidate, Festus Akinbusoye, has been voted in as the county's new Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC). Mr Akinbusoye, 42, receveid 59,7934 votes. In second place...
Mayor Dave
As you may know, the East West Rail Company is currently consulting on the route alignments for the Oxford to Cambridge route. This consultation covers a number of different areas including...
Voters in Bedford Borough are reminded to cast their vote in the election for the Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner this Thursday (6 May). There are five candidates standing for the position...
Jas Parmar - Liberal Democrat Bedfordshire PCC Candidate 2021
LibDem candidate, Jas Parmar, is 63-years-old and has lived in the mid-Bedfordshire village of Clifton for over 33 years. He served as a police officer in the Metropolitan Police and as well as...
Philip Simpkins
The retiring chief executive of Bedford Council will receive the highest honour the borough can bestow. Bedfordshire born and bred Philip Simpkins received high praise from councillors who...
David Michael MBE - Labour Bedfordshire PCC Candidate 2021
David Michael is 67 and lives in Luton. He served in the police force for over 30 years and was promoted to the rank of Detective Chief Inspector. He was awarded an MBE in 2020...