Dear Bedford Borough Council,
Due to the closure of the Bedfordshire Midweek Newspaper I am looking to find out where you will now place your public notices .
Thank you for your e-mail requesting information under the Freedom of
Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations 2004.
We will proceed with the request which we received today. It is our
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Request pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 2000 – Request No.12829
I refer to your recent enquiry for information held by the Council under
the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Under the
provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, the authority must state
whether or not the information exists and I can confirm that we do hold
the information you requested which has been answered below.
Please find your request and our response below:
- Due to the closure of the Bedfordshire Midweek Newspaper I am
looking to find out where you will now place your public notices .
We will continue to use the Bedford Times and Citizen which is published
The information supplied to you continues to be protected by the
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. You are free to use it for your
own purposes, including any non-commercial research you are doing and for
the purposes of news reporting. Any other reuse, for example commercial
publication, would require the permission of the copyright holder. For
further information regarding Re-use of Public Sector information please
see link below. If for whatever reason you are unhappy with our response
to your application you are entitled to pursue any dissatisfaction through
the Council's Internal Review Procedure. Pursuant to Section 17 (7) of
the Act the procedure provided by the Council for dealing with complaints
about the determination of this request for information is the Council’s
FOI Complaints Procedure, a copy of which can be obtained on request or is
set out at:
FOI & EIR Officer - Environment
Bedford Borough Council
Room 336, Borough Hall, Cauldwell Street, Bedford, MK429AP
(01234) 718243 (ext 47243)
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