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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

  • Santa's Christmas Party
    Article: Dec 15, 2018

    Have you got your tickets for Santa's Christmas Party at the Corn Exchange on 20th December?

    Full details here: https://www.bedfordcornexchange.co.uk/

  • Marston Vale Line Santa Special
    Article: Dec 14, 2018

    The Marston Vale Line Santa Special takes place this Saturday on the 10:01, 12:01, 2:01 from Bletchley and the 10:55, 12:55, 2:55 from Bedford

    The Santa Special calls at all stations between Bedford and Bletchley.

    Santa Special services will be specially decorated for the occasion and Santa will be on board in his grotto taking Christmas requests from children and distributing gifts. A face painter and a balloon modeller will also be on-board and seasonal refreshments will be on sale.

  • SH Library Services
    Article: Dec 13, 2018

    The recent CIPFA's annual library survey has found that spending by local authorities on public libraries fell by £30m in 2017/18 and that 127 service points were closed down this year. This is in contrast to Bedford Borough who, under Mayor Dave Hodgson's leadership, have kept all of our libraries open.

  • Bedford Borough Sports Awards 2018
    Article: Dec 12, 2018

    The Bedford Sports Awards has become a key date in the local sporting calendar, with athletes, coaches and clubs all gathered to celebrate the dedication, hard work and successes over the year.

    The event, organised by Bedford Borough Council, was held on Monday 10th December at the Bedford Corn Exchange. Over 90 nominations were received across 10 categories, with a panel of 18 judges deciding on this year's final winners.

  • Mayor Dave Hodgson by the River in Bedford
    Article: Dec 11, 2018

    In a huge boost for local schools, Mayor Dave Hodgson has announced a victory for the campaign against the shock government funding cut for Bedford Borough's schools. Extra funding has been secured from the Department for Education, which will maintain the per-pupil funding rate for Bedford Borough's Schools for 2019/20.

  • Michael Headley Speaking
    Article: Dec 10, 2018

    The Council wants to know what local residents think about its proposed 'Capital Programme'. This sets out how the Council invests money on schemes and projects to improve Bedford Borough.

    This includes investment in a number of different projects. In particular the Council is interested in views on two of the proposals: Bromham Road Cycle and Pedestrian Bridge, and Wixams Railway Station.

  • Thameslink train
    Article: Dec 9, 2018

    The latest timetable changes are now available for both East Midlands Trains and Thameslink.

    The East Midlands Trains timetables are available here.

    The Thameslink timetables are here.