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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

  • Ballot Box
    Article: May 2, 2019

    Polls have now closed in today's local elections for Mayor of Bedford Borough, Borough Councillors and Parish Councillors.

    The Count will take place tomorrow (Friday).

    We will be posting the results on our facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/BedfordLD/ and on our twitter account at https://twitter.com/BedfordLibDems

  • Running Clock
    Article: May 2, 2019
    Time is running out. Polls will close at 10pm in today's elections for Mayor and our ward Councillors.
    Please support your Liberal Democrat Candidates - you can see a full list of candidates at https://bedfordlibdems.org.uk/en/page/list-of-candidates-for-the-2019-local-election
    The result could be close and your vote could make the difference. Make sure you have your say on the future of Bedford Borough.
  • Don't Forget Elephant
    Article: May 2, 2019

    Don't forget Polling Stations are open until 10pm tonight for the local and mayoral elections across Bedford Bedford.

    Please support our Liberal Democrat candidates - you can see a full list at https://bedfordlibdems.org.uk/listofcandidates

  • Ballot Box
    Article: May 2, 2019

    Polls have now opened for elections for the Mayor of Bedford Borough, Borough Councillors, Town and Parish Councillors. You can vote until 10pm.

    You can see who is standing for the Liberal Democrats in you area here.

    You do not need your polling card to be able to vote, just go along to your polling station and tell them your name and address. If you have any questions, including the location of your polling station please contact the Council on 01234 718078.

  • Video still of Mayor Dave Hodgson discussing Bedford Hospital
    Article: May 1, 2019

    Mayor Dave Hodgson has a record of standing up for local hospital services, and has helped block proposals for a major downgrade of Bedford Hospital.

    When the the NHS Healthcare Review for Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes proposed in 2016 that maternity services should be removed from Bedford, with no births at Bedford Hospital at all, Mayor Dave fought successfully alongside local residents and campaigners to stop the proposals from going ahead.

  • Dave Hodgson with river behind
    Article: May 1, 2019

    In his latest monthly column for the Bedford Borough Bulletin, Mayor Dave Hodgson writes about the latest official government figures which confirm the stunning jobs growth for Bedford Borough since he was first elected.

    With nearly 16,000 more people now in work than ten years ago, Bedford Borough's rate of jobs growth has been much higher than the regional or national rates as Mayor Dave has prioritised jobs and helped to deliver a string of inward investment successes.

  • Mayor Dave Hodgson by the River in Bedford
    Article: May 1, 2019

    Mayor Dave Hodgson has run a positive campaign for re-election in Thursday's mayoral election, based on his record of saving services, creating jobs and standing up for Bedford Borough. Looking ahead, if re-elected Mayor Dave has pledged to continue to prioritise:

    WINNING INVESTMENT AND JOBS - Mayor Dave will ensure jobs remain a top priority, building on the stunning jobs growth since he was first elected which has dramatically outstripped both the regional and national rate.

  • Dave Hodgson with river behind
    Article: May 1, 2019

    Mayor Dave Hodgson has a record of saving services, standing up for Bedford Borough, creating jobs and working hard to get the best for all communities across the borough. He's standing in Thursday's mayoral election on that record:

    JOBS: Rapid jobs growth means 16,000 more people are now in work than when Mayor Dave was first elected.