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Peter Bedford

Making a Difference Case Study - Peter Bedford

Ward Member:


Why You Decided You Wanted To Become A Councillor:

Frustration with things that were happening in Freiston.

What Impact/Difference Do You Feel You Have Already Made To The Community?

Being available at any time to speak and meet residents to try to help out with their issues.

What Have Your Highlights of Being A Councillor Been So Far?

Everyday involvement but first major success was to get Boston Bowl passed through the planning system way back in the Nineties against lots of councillors not thinking ahead.

What Would You Say to Someone Who Is Thinking Of Becoming A Councillor In The Future?

Be prepared to work hard at it. Being a public representative is a hard job do not enter it lightly. Be prepared for knocks and losses it is a difficult but rewarding job.