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    Letters: ​Brickhill bypass plea

    I'M sorry to sound like a moaning minnie here but I know I'm not alone in this. The people of Bedford have waited over 50 years for the western bypass. When...

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    Letters: ​Paying the price

    I BELIEVE many residents of Bedfordshire would have voted 'yes' in the police referendum if it had been made clearer that the 15.8 per cent increase they would...

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    ​Letters: Democracy at stake

    I AM very concerned about the lack of democracy that is still active in Bedford.We have recently had an election with the majority of councillors elected being...

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    Letters: ​Bring carnival to town

    I TOOK the train to Luton on Saturday to visit the carnival.And what a great day I had. There was colour and music and amazing costumes, and I loved the...

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    Letters: Too much power for one person?

    WITH reference to your article 'Fear Mayor's Cabinet Pact will Stifle Debate' published in last week's newspaper.It soon became obvious after the election of a...

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    Letters: ​Tory's challenge

    ON behalf of Bedford Borough Council's Conservative Group I would like to thank residents for their support at the election.We are now the largest political...

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    Letters: ​Time to scrap PCCs

    I AGREE entirely with Mark Haines' letter in last weeks BoS.The establishment of the PCCs took place on the back of less than a 15 per cent vote turnout by the...

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    Letters: ​Flitwick 'war zone'

    THERE is greatly increased noise coming from bird scarers or gas guns used by local farmers in the area.These contraptions have become much louder during recent...

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    Letters: ​Bargain Bedford?

    I VERY much enjoyed stumbling across a picture posted in the Bedfordshire on Sunday Facebook group recently, which showed a house in Queens Park up for sale for...

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    Letters: ​Saverio says 'thanks'

    I WOULD like to thank everyone who voted for me in the recent borough elections.It was a pleasure to have met so many of the 7,500 residents of Newnham Ward and...

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    Letters: ​Plans for gym afoot?

    I, TOGETHER, with some other members' of 'Images Fitness' at Robinson Pool have seen a number of changes in staff over recent months, especially since the...

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    Letters: ​Crossing 'not modern art'

    THIS is a plea to those inconsiderate motorists who use Church Lane, Goldington.At the risk of stating the obvious, the usual speed restrictions apply here and...

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    Letters: Goldington Road plea

    THIS is a plea to those inconsiderate motorists who use Church Lane, Goldington.At the risk of stating the obvious, the usual speed restrictions apply here and...

  • Letters: ​Police vote 'fiasco'

    HAVING read the article on the front page of BoS, I at last realised that I had to comment on the whole referendum fiasco.I then turned to the letters page to...

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    Letters: ​MP's message

    MAY I thank all your readers who live in Bedford and Kempston for participating in the elections on Thursday, May 7, and for the opportunity to serve the people...

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    Letters: ​'Devious' Tories

    WHAT devious bunch the Tories are!According to one letter-writer last week, they're responsible for foodbanks and obesity.Presumably the people using foodbanks...

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    Letters: ​Voting for Christmas

    I HAVE to agree with Phillip Jones (BoS, Letters, 17.5.15) that the chance of the people of Bedfordshire voting for a 16 per cent rise in their council tax...

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    Letters: Burt's ​tough decisions

    MAY I be the first to thank Alistair Burt for his timely reminder of the 'tough decisions' that lie ahead.Odd, though, that such decisions always seem toughest...

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    Letters: ​OAPs deserve better

    LONDON Road Health Centre has recently secured funding from the Big Lottery Fund for a Community Health Champion.The person for the job will have experience of...

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    Letters: ​Thank you from Jas

    I WOULD like to express my gratitude and sincere thanks to all who supported my campaign and voted for me in the Mayoral election 2015.It was a truly humbling...