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    Letters: The cost of getting old

    HAVE you been on holiday paying £500-£1300 a week? This is the sum currently required to pay for the care home costs when you are elderly.The writer...

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    Letter: '​Church' Hall

    MR Patrick Hall seems keen to display and distribute photos of himself in front of St Paul's Church, Bedford - note his garish office and recent leaflets that...

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    Letters: 'Glorious' Embankment

    WHAT a delight to see tulips along Bedford's glorious Embankment on the front page of Bedfordshire on Sunday last weekend.I went for a walk down there after...

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    Letters: 'He who shouts loudest'

    THE majority pays for a voluble fewI was saddened to see in BoS that the borough council is planning yet more average speed cameras, a scheme to extract money...

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    Letters: ​No fair, Mr Ball

    I AM amazed that John Ball is so concerned about a couple of typos, that were caused by a system failure on my network.Could it be a desperate personal attack...

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    Letters: ​Council savings?

    COULD it be that the savings shown by Central Beds arise from the possibility that the original budgets were extremely generous and this provided cover for...

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    Letters: Thanks for honest people

    'Honest people'I WOULD like to thank Gary, who found my wallet and mobile and handed them in to the Go Outdoors store. Thanks also to the Go Outdoors staff who...

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    Letters: ​Vote of confidence

    MARTIN Lindill's excellent article on the political apathy of the young (yourletters extra, 19.4.15) in which he blames the media and elderly politicians has...

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    Letters: ​Speed camera success

    HIP, hip, hooray. Three cheers for Bedford Borough Council who have at last seen sense and put in place the only thing which will stop the habitual speeder...

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    Letters: More speed cameras, please

    Dear Editor,Hip, hip, hooray. Three cheers for Bedford council who have at last seen sense and put in place the only thing which will stop the habitual speeder....

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    Letters: ​Conserving land 'vital'

    MR Vann's views on global warming are not universally accepted (BoS, 5.4.15).Any benefits of a solar farm, when taking into account the production, development,...

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    Letters: Same old Tory

    IN recent years, Bedford Borough Council has introduced free town centre parking, had successive council tax freezes and weekly bin collections continued.It was...

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    Letters: Thanks to Thameslink

    I WISH to thank the staff of Thameslink for their good service. On Friday, April 10 a friend and I went to visit the museum ship HMS Belfast on the Thames. On...

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    Letters: Mine is a pint

    IT was good to read a common sense defence of pubs in last week's BoS.Sarah is right to point out that no amount of intervention or special schemes will ever...