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Welcome to North Bedfordshire Liberal Democrats

Welcome to the website for the North Bedfordshire Liberal Democrats for information from the party and the latest news from the Council.

You can find out how to contact your local Lib Dem Councillor, and you can also follow us on twitter @BedfordLibDems and on Facebook @BedfordLD.

For news from the directly elected, Lib Dem Mayor of Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson - please click here.

Recent News

  • Mayor Dave Hodgson with Charity Fundraiser Ken Parsons
    Article: Apr 24, 2019

    Mayor Dave was on hand this morning to launch the first in a 'remarkable' hat-trick of challenges by local charity campaigner Ken Parsons.

    Mayor Dave posted photos of the event on his Facebook page, where he commented:

    "The amazing Ken Parsons asked me along this morning to sound the airhorn for the start of the first of his remarkable challenges in aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust.

  • Mayor Dave Hodgson by the River Great Ouse in Bedford
    Article: Apr 24, 2019

    The Sunday Times has featured Bedford in its 'Best Places to Live' supplement, naming it in the top three places to live in the East of England. In a write-up full of resounding praise for the town and the surrounding area, it states that Bedford offers 'a great family-friendly lifestyle and first-class transport links.'

  • The St George's Flag Flying at Borough Hall in Bedford
    Article: Apr 23, 2019

    Mayor Dave Hodgson has wished a very happy St George's Day to all.

    The St George's flag has been flying proudly at Borough Hall, although it was extremely still - this photo is therefore the one Mayor Dave posted to his Facebook page today with the comment:

    "A very Happy St George's Day to all! We've got the flag of St George flying proudly at Borough Hall. Not a breath of wind today, so here it is flying a bit higher during the World Cup last summer.'

  • Spring Flowers on The Embankment in Bedford
    Article: Apr 23, 2019

    Mayor Dave Hodgson has thanked all involved for another 'truly stunning' spring display on The Embankment in Bedford.

    You can see a number of photos of the dazzling display on the Embankment on Mayor Dave's Facebook page here, where he commented:

    "My thanks to all the team involved for another truly stunning spring display on The Embankment. Dazzling in the sunshine!"

  • Cllr Sarah Gallagher with Artists and Makers at Made in Bedford at Number 13
    Article: Apr 22, 2019

    The Council's 'Number 13' building on St Paul's Square is the new home for 'Made in Bedford' in Bedford's town centre.

    'Made in Bedford' is an established movement promoting the work of local artists, designers, makers and producers. Working in partnership with Bedford Borough Council, this new venture will see a shop, café and art display space at Number 13. Number 13 will continue to operate as a bar and box office during performances at Bedford Corn Exchange.

  • Mayor Dave Hodgson and Cllr Wendy Rider on Manton Lane, Bedford
    Article: Apr 22, 2019

    Congestion-busting improvement works on Manton Lane begin this week. The works are part of Mayor Dave's Transporting Bedford 2020 scheme targeting congestion hotspots across Bedford, and will involve widening the road to provide additional capacity, new lights at the junction with Bedford Modern school and improvements to existing traffic signals.

  • happy easter
    Article: Apr 21, 2019

    Mayor Dave Hodgson has wished everyone celebrating a very happy and peaceful Easter.

    Mayor Dave said: "A very happy Easter to all. Very best wishes for a happy and peaceful time to you and your loved ones."

  • Mayor Dave Hodgson cuts the ribbon at the opening of the b&m store on Riverfield Drive in Bedford
    Article: Apr 20, 2019

    Bedford's new b&m store, on Riverfield Drive, is now open after Mayor Dave Hodgson cut the ribbon at the official opening earlier today.

    Commenting on Facebook shortly after the opening, Mayor Dave said: "Thanks to B&M Stores for inviting me along to officially open the brand new b&m on Riverfield Drive/off Goldington Road this morning.... Congratulations and good luck to the staff on the new store!"