Cllr Roger Rigby

Bromham & Biddenham Ward

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 Adult Services 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 and issues.

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.



Government Backs Bedford and Luton Hospital Merger

Government backing for the merger between Bedford Hospital and Luton & Dunstable Hospital provides ‘certainty’ for clinicians but there remains an ongoing need to invest in Bedford Hospital’s facilities, according to Cllr Roger Rigby.

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).

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Cllr Alison Foster

Harrold Ward

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Cllr Jon Gambold

Bromham & Biddenham Ward

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Cllr Stephen Moon

Great Barford Ward

Cllr Stephen Moon has been a representative of Great Barford Ward since 2011 and was Leader of the Conservative Group from 2012 - 2019.

Cllr Martin Towler

Riseley Ward

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Cllr Jane Walker

Clapham Ward

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Cllr John Wheeler

Wootton Ward

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Cllr Jim Weir

Kempston Rural

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Cllr Tom Wootton

Wyboston Ward

Cllr Tom Wootton is the Councillor for Wyboston Ward.  He represents the villages of; Bolnhurst; Keysoe; Colmworth; Duloe; Little Barford; Little Staughton; Roxton; Staploe; Wilden; Wyboston; Chawston, and; Colesden.