Cllr Roger Rigby

Cllr Roger Rigby is a representative of Bromham & Biddenham Ward and Deputy Group Leader. 

He was first elected in 2000 and brought with him to the Council a lifetime of practical small business experience from his family hairdressing businesses in Bedford.

As a Councillor he has gained wide experience by serving on the Planning, Standards and Environment Committees and many outside bodies. He has also served as a Portfolio Holder for Adult Services. He is currently a member of the Licensing, Environment and Sustainable Communities and Budget Scrutiny Committees and is Chair of the latter. His outside committees include Municipal Charities and the St. Johns Hospital Trust. He is also a Governor at Bromham Lower School.

Roger’s Council work focuses on being the link between the people and Parish Councils of Bromham and Biddenham and the Borough Council, helping resolve problems, finding funding and promoting the villages’ needs within the Borough Council.

Following his retirement from the family business, Roger spends much of his time representing the communities he was elected to represent.  With his wife, Pauline he has lived locally for over 30 years.

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Putnoe Walk In Centre: ‘People Power Has Won the Day’

Walk in services are to remain at Putnoe Walk in Centre for at least the next 2 years after agreement was reached between the Medical Centre’s partners and the Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (BCCG).

Concern Over Bedford's Spiralling Funeral Fees

Bedford Borough’s Mayor should stop inflation-busting funeral cost increases to bolster the Council’s finances, according to the Deputy Leader of the Conservatives Group, Cllr Roger Rigby.

Bedford Bin Collection Report Rubbished

Cllr Roger Rigby has criticised a report on fortnightly bin collections which glossed over the problems experienced by the scheme when it was introduced in November 2016.

Sea of Yellow in Biddenham

Spring has well and truly sprung in Biddenham after Cllrs Roger Rigby and Jon Gambold used their Council Ward Funds to plant 8000 daffodils.