Tim Hill

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

The scale of the task faced by the new regime of Mayor Dave Hodgson in delivering a budget which keeps tax down and protects vital services after the Tory County Council left its finances in a perilous state has been revealed. Newly-appointed Finance Portfolio Holder, Liberal Democrat Cllr Michael Headley, has set out Bedford Borough […]

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Bedford Borough School Organisation Review

by timhill on 9 November, 2009

The long-awaited report is out! Go to:  http://www.councillorsupport.bedford.gov.uk/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=116&MId=604&Ver=4 to read the 200 page report – let me know what you think.

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Mayor Dave Hodgson has delivered an early Christmas Present to shoppers in Bedford town centre by announcing a week of free parking beginning on November 30th. All council-run car parks in the town centre will be free for all users during this week, with this initiative just one of several which make Bedford the place […]

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Leave as three tier, or change to two tier?

by timhill on 3 November, 2009

I am pleased to say, I will be able to take part in the debate – there are enough councillors having to declare an interest in the matter.  I expect to receive the papers on this tonight and at that time we will be able to understand the Officers recommendation in full, and of course this will […]

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Residents Advice Surgeries

by timhill on 3 November, 2009

Judith Cunningham and I will be holding our regular Advice Surgeries on Saturday 7th November: 10am – 11.30am – Wootton Library. 11.45am – 12.30pm – Stewartby United Church Hall.

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Liberal Democrat Dave Hodgson has been elected the new Mayor of Bedford at the Bedford Corn Exchange. Lib Dem Dave led the vote by just over 300 votes at the end of the 1st preference votes, and when second preference votes were redistributed, extended his majority to just over 2,000 votes over the Conservative candidate.After […]

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Nick Clegg Meets… Bedford

by timhill on 7 October, 2009

Nick Clegg, Leader of the Liberal Democrats held his latest public meeting in Bedford last night. You can hear a webcast of the event at http://meet.nickclegg.com/live

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Driven To Despair At Council Accounting Error

by timhill on 11 September, 2009

Bedford Road, Wootton was due to be resurfaced in August. This followed constant pressure on the Council to do so by myself and fellow Liberal Democrat Councillor Judith Cunningham. I had sent local residents a copy of the map the Council had sent to me detailing the extent of the works. All of Bedford Road from its junction with […]

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Work to start at last on Neale Way Hedge

by timhill on 8 September, 2009

I am pleased to report that Stewart Briggs, the new Unitary Council’s Director of Street Services, has confirmed at last that work will start next week on the hedge in Neale Way. The pruning and tidying up was meant to be completed in August but the farmer had not given access consent to his field until just recently. […]

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Advice Surgeries

by timhill on 1 September, 2009

Judith Cunningham and I will be holding our regular Advice Surgeries on Saturday 5th September: 10am – 11.30am – Wootton Library. 11.45am – 12.30pm – Stewartby United Church Hall.

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