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  • ​Virgin's 'low blow'

    WAS it a publicity stunt by Virgin which saw a hot air balloon skimming houses in Bedford (BoS 3.8.14)?I hope not as the hot air balloon was spotted by me in...

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    'Support your future'

    HAVE you been on holiday paying £700-£1000 a week? This is the sum currently required to pay for care when you are elderly.Have you questioned what...

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    Your Letters Extra - 10.08.14

    Fluoride 'facts'I AM compelled to respond to Charles Bailey's recent misleading letter regarding water fluoridation. I would like to make him aware of the...

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    'Pricey but practical'

    Pricey but practicalOH dear. I would have thought the writer of this article ('£2.3m 
taxpayers' cash blown on bridge too far', BoS, 3.8.14) would have...

  • Your letters - 13.07.14

    Italian consul successWE are an English couple who arrived in Bedford three years ago.We had no idea that the town had any particular connection with Italy or...

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    Power to the people

    THANK you. In last week's newspaper our very real concerns were given the front page ('Solar farm invasion' BoS, 29.7.14). This unseemly gold rush in the...

  • Invasion ‘fiction’

    LAST week's front page headline 'Solar farm invasion' (BoS, 29.6.14) and opening paragraph about north Bedfordshire villages seeing 'thousands of panels taking...

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    Setting up camp

    IN the June 15 BoS Steve Lowe commented on the current tributes to WW1 and the D Day landings which is all well and good but he then ended by saying we should...

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    Nuisance is no walk in the park

    A RECENT walk in the sunshine through Clapham's delightful nature reserve, Brown's Wood, was spoilt by the unwelcome sound of racing motorcycles. Exhaust fumes...

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    BoS’ bus pass success

    WELL done Bedfordshire on Sunday reminding us all that the concessionary bus pass for senior citizensand the disabled is under threat from the future actions of...

  • ‘Indulge’ yourself

    'Indulge' yourselfI READ with interest and some dismay last week's letter, 'Don't take handouts, do something'.Whilst I applaud Mrs O's daughter's success in...

  • Tipped off

    WE believe John K's letter ('Council talking a load of rubbish', BoS Letters, 8.6.14) to be very unfair and clearly uninformed.As ward councillors, we take...

  • Ready for ‘bun fight’

    SO let's see if I have this right? The Lib Dems may or may not be sitting on a cache of money whilst cutting services and throwing people out of work. Michael...

  • Winding me up

    SO a giant wind turbine is not enough. Now, a power station is proposed for Marston Vale, and if this gets the green light what is there to stop further...

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    Council talking a load of rubbish

    HAVING read the article about rubbish in Queens Park in last week's paper, I wanted to send some photos that might be of interest.I have lived in Queens Park...

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    ‘Working together’

    I WOULD like to thank everyone for their kind comments about the Love Bedford banners which we arranged to have printed and placed over the empty Porter's Black...

  • Betting shop horse already bolted

    WITH regard to the recent article about the worrying trend of betting shops cluttering up the town centre of Bedford, surely the time has come for local...

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    ‘U.S. of Europe’

    I WAS pleased to read Simon Jones' letter in last week's BoS regarding Bedford's 'diversity'. The only problem is that it's complete nonsense!EU migrants would...

  • We need wheel change

    AS the time goes by, the degradation of Bedford town centre continues. The site of the former Charles King car showroom in the Broadway, opposite St Peter's...

  • Order! MPs on the moral high ground

    I AM totally astounded at the hypocrisy of our elected members at Westminster for pointing an accusing finger at people, such as Gary Barlow, for doing what any...