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  • Bedford's Christmas Tree 2019
    Article: Nov 21, 2019

    This weekend Christmas arrives in Bedford.

    The Christmas Fair will be in Bedford town centre on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th of November, between 10am - 5pm with plenty to do with over 30 stalls, mulled wine and German sausages, as well as music, singing and dancing and character appearances from 'Transformers' Optimus Prime & Bumblebee and 'Anna & Elsa' from Frozen 2.

  • Henry Vann, Daniel Norton and Liberal Democrat supporters at the North Bedfordshire launch of the party's manifesto
    Article: Nov 20, 2019
    At a packed campaign launch with local party members on Tuesday evening North Bedfordshire Liberal Democrats enthusiastically endorsed their national manifesto.โ€‹
    Daniel Norton and Henry Vann, Parliamentary Candidates for North East Bedfordshire and Bedford and Kempston respectively, spoke to a crowded meeting discussing plans to Stop Brexit and deliver a brighter future for Bedfordshire.
  • Left to Right - Isobel Barford, Chad Goldsmith, Cllr Wendy Rider, Brooke Amos and James Luton at the Opening of Oakhill Place in Bedford
    Article: Nov 20, 2019

    Liberal Democrat Councillor and Bedford Borough Council Executive Member for Adult Services Wendy Rider joined local retirees in Bedford to celebrate the grand opening of the new McCarthy and Stone 'Oakhill Place' development on High View.

    Councillor Rider performed the ceremonial ribbon cutting at the new 'age-exclusive' development, which is on the site of the former Putnoe Lower School

  • Cllr Tim Hill
    Article: Nov 19, 2019

    Responding to the news about the Court of Appeal's rejection of Bedfordshire Against Covanta Incinerator's (BACI) challenge over the Environmental Permit for the Covanta Incinerator at Rookery Pit near Stewartby, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Elstow, Stewartby and Kempston Hardwick Tim Hill said:

  • Dean Crofts
    Article: Nov 19, 2019

    Homelessness Awareness Week is coming up soon, and we have recently had the Bedford Homeless Partnership's Homelessness Conference and the Council's Housing Committee meeting, where every item was on homelessness.

    Tackling homelessness and rough sleeping is a clear priority of Mayor Dave Hodgson and the Liberal Democrats on Bedford Borough Council, with a series of additional measures introduced to tackle the local impacts of this national crisis.

  • ballot box
    Article: Nov 18, 2019

    The candidates have now been announced for the General Election for the three parliamentary constituencies seats that Bedford Borough covers.

    Bedford Constituency

    • Charles Bunker - Brexit Party
    • Ryan Henson - Conservative Party
    • Adrian Spurrell - Green Party
    • Henry Vann - Liberal Democrat Party
    • Mohammed Yasin - Labour Party
  • Mayor Dave Hodgson at Tappable
    Article: Nov 17, 2019

    Earlier this week Mayor Dave Hodgson met a number of businesses at Bedford's i-lab including Tappable, a mobile app developer that use a mixture of science, art, technology and storytelling, with a fundamental focus on user experience.

    Mayor Dave Hodgson said "It was great to meet with so many businesses and discuss their current and future plans as well as seeing some of Tappable's new apps and I look forward to them coming to market soon.

  • Mayor Dave Hodgson and Councillor Jake Sampson at the new 3G pitch at Mark Rutherford School
    Article: Nov 16, 2019

    Earlier today Mayor Dave Hodgson officially opened the new 3G pitch at Mark Rutherford School, provided by BAYS Sporting Facility.

    The pitch will be a base for Bedford Park Rangers Youth Football Club and this will allow the club to grow and provide top class coaching to the young people of the area.