Tim Hill

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Elstow, Stewartby and Kempston Hardwick. Learn more

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Every year, I put forward to the local police an area which I believe would benefit from a short-term, one-off, higher police presence called Operation Vision. This is where PCSOs, cadets and staff/volunteers from other agencies go door to door in a particular area giving crime prevention advice and canvassing residents views etc. This year, I […]

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Fuel Poverty in Sir Malcolm Stewart Homes

by timhill on 11 July, 2013

Mayor Dave Hodgson and I have been working with Borough Council officers and representatives of the Sir Malcolm Stewart Trust to tackle the issue of replacing rotting windows on the estate.   Unfortunately, the Trust does not currently have the necessary funding to tackle this issue, but I am pleased to report that the Trust […]

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My Mum

by timhill on 10 July, 2013

I am back at work today, but taking it easy after what has been an extremely traumatic time.   To all those who have sent condolences either by e-mail or a card, please accept my deep appreciation of your very kind thoughts.   I will be attempting to do start Council casework and campaigning again […]

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My Mum

by timhill on 2 July, 2013

I am devastated to report that my Mum passed away yesterday afternoon. She had been poorly for some time, but she fell very ill yesterday afternoon and despite the best efforts of the South Wing medical teams and the crash team, they could not revive her. I hope you’ll understand that I will not be […]

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Gully clearing at Cow Bridge on Sunday

by timhill on 6 June, 2013

This is to give you advance warning if you are thinking of visiting the Interchange Retail Park or travelling along the B530 on Sunday. The Borough Council are planning to do gully clearing at Cow Bridge starting Sunday morning and STOP/GO signs will be in operation. This is likely to lead to extensive queuing.

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Covanta leaves the UK – Good news for now

by timhill on 11 May, 2013

Dear Resident As the local Liberal Democrats suggested all along, the financial figures for the awful Covanta Incinerator proposal at Rookery Pit, Stewartby did not add up. With only one potential customer so far for their monstrous scheme and their utter failure to secure waste management contracts from anywhere else in the UK, Covanta is […]

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Stopping travellers at Elstow Brook

by timhill on 5 May, 2013

I am really pleased to see the bunding has been put in place on Romsey Way, Elstow to stop any more illegal traveller encampments. The bunding will damage any vehicles with caravans that try to go onto the Elstow Brook green. This has been installed by Bedford Borough Council with contributions from my Ward Fund and […]

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April Tax Changes This April will see the introduction of a number of changes to the tax and welfare system that have been championed by the Liberal Democrats. A tax cut promised. A tax cut delivered – April 6 Cutting taxes for working people is our number one priority. It is so important to Liberal […]

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Change of Ward Name

by timhill on 31 March, 2013

I am extremely pleased to report that at a special Full Council Meeting on Wednesday 27 March 2013, Full Council virtually unanimously passed my proposal to change the Ward Name to Elstow and Stewartby. This was the necessary third stage approval for my proposal to help make Stewartby’s voice even louder than it is now. […]

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Elstow Abbey Middle School

by timhill on 31 March, 2013

Just in case you were wondering…………. Yesterday following many calls and e-mails from local residents, at my request the police visited the caravans parked on the Elstow Abbey Middle School hard standing. Following the visit, the police rang me to advise it is a Caravan Club event J  

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