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...
In January we partnered with Woodfines Solicitors to ask 1,000 Bedfordians if, knowing what they know now, their opinion on Brexit had changed since the vote in 2016. The results are now in...
Jeremy Corbyn
With less than 12 hours until the polling stations open, the leader of the opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, attended a Labour Party rally in Kempston this...
Bromham Road bridge closure billboard
July: Network Rail’s closure of Bromham Road Bridge is doubly hard to stomach. Not only will it continue to cause disruption until they complete the bridge replacement next spring, we...
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...
Bedford town centre
Bedford Borough Council's Town Centre consultation has had over 900 respondents already but more people are being urged to take part so a true reflection of views across Bedford are...
climate change hustings
A climate change hustings took place in Bedford on Friday evening and one candidate was conspicuous by their absence. The event, organised by Bedford’s YouthStrike4Climate movement, was held at the University of Bedfordshire’s Polhill Avenue campus...
Bedford High Street (April 2019)
Bedfordians are being asked to help Bedford Borough Council develop a future plan for our town centre. The consultation wants to know how people use the town centre, how often they visit, and...
European Parliament
The results of the European Elections were declared last night (27 May) and, much like the local elections earlier this month, it was clear voters were punishing the two bigger...
Yesterday (Wednesday) the Brexit Party confirmed that they would be fielding a candidate in the Bedford and Kempston constituency at December’s general...
Revoke Article 50 Petition (23 March)
As signatures to the ‘Revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU’ petition break the 4million mark (at time of publication), the Anti-Brexit campaign has become the most popular...
doctor close up
A plan for a new doctors’ surgery and care home in Biddenham to replace two part-time surgeries in Bromham has been approved despite objections...