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Welcome to the website for Bedford Borough Liberal Democrats, where you can find 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, Liberal Democrat Mayor of Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson - please click here.

Recent News

  • Queen's Platinum Jubilee
    Article: May 19, 2022

    Bedford Borough Council's Town Centre Jubilee Trail has launched today (Thursday 19 May), kicking off local celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

    Twelve crowns have been hidden in various windows around the town centre, and the Council is inviting children and their families to explore the town while following the map to find the crowns.

  • Queen's Platinum Jubilee
    Article: May 18, 2022

    Bedford Central Library will host two Royal Talks in the coming weeks to celebrate the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.

    The first will take place on Wednesday 25th May at 11:30am and look at Royal Visits to Bedford.

    The second will take place on Thursday 9th June at 11:30am and look at Royal Occasions in Bedford

  • Tulips
    Article: May 17, 2022

    Following the spectacular spring flowering display along the Embankment, the Council is giving the tulip bulbs away for free to community groups.

    The Council planted over 40,000 tulip bulbs in the autumn as part of the spring seasonal bedding display, which is now coming to an end. These spring bulbs and plants will shortly be removed along the Embankment to make way for the summer display.

  • River Festival Logo 2022
    Article: May 16, 2022

    The BBC Music Introducing stage is making its first ever appearance at the Bedford River Festival this year, curated by the team at BBC Music Introducing in Beds, Herts & Bucks.

    This stage joins events and activities for the whole family across the River Festival weekend, 23 and 24 July, including music, boat races, funfair rides, stalls and much more.

  • Mayor Dave Hodgson
    Article: May 15, 2022

    A new outdoor gym featuring seven pieces of equipment and a calisthenics centre is being installed in Priory Country Park.

    Outdoor gyms have become increasing popular, and this new gym in Priory Country Park will bring a high quality facility to a popular and well-used, Green Flag award-winning park.

  • Bedford Railway Station Sign
    Article: May 14, 2022

    A full timetable will return to the Bedford-Bletchley Marston Vale line from next Monday (16th May).

    Check out the timetable at https://www.marstonvalecommunityrail.org.uk/news/.

  • Dementia Action Week 2022
    Article: May 13, 2022

    Dementia Action Week is a national event that sees the public coming together to take action in supporting people that are affected by dementia. This year, there are free activities at The Higgins Bedford for all who are interested in or are affected by dementia.

    Tibbs Art Activitea at The Higgins
    Monday 16 May, 2pm - 3:30pm

  • Dave Hodgson, Christine McHugh and Charlie Royden at Bedford Green Technology & Innovation Park
    Article: May 12, 2022

    Work on the solar farm at the new Bedford Green Technology & Innovation Park is progressing well as all 8,004 solar panels have now been installed. Meanwhile, Bedford Borough Council have also launched a new group-buying scheme which offers residents and businesses cheaper access to solar panels.