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East West Rail Green Party Position Statement

East West Rail Bedford

Bedford Green Party view on East West Rail. Background: The Government decided to build “East West Rail” between Oxford and Cambridge passing through Bedford Borough. In 2009-10 there were plans to rebuild Bedford’s main station for East West Rail. Those didn’t involve demolishing any housing. The LibDem/Tory government cancelled them in 2010. In Spring 2019 […]

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COVID vaccine progress welcomed

COVID Vaccine Progress – Councillor Lucy Bywater welcomed the success of the vaccination roll-out but urges locals not to let their guard down. Lucy says: “People can still catch and spread COVID-19 to people around them, even after their second dose of the vaccine. Please take care and follow the government recommended COVID-19 safety rules.” […]

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East West Rail – We’ll Fight Demolition Threat

East West Rail

“There are several commercial and residential properties Ashburnham Road that may be affected and subject to demolition. Properties potentially affected include a doctors’ surgery, tyre centre, Polish community centre and some private residences.” Castle residents received this shocking message in an East West Rail leaflet. However, our councillors vowed to fight any demolition proposed. Ben […]

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