Police Appeal witness
Bedfordshire Police have launched an appeal for information after a man indecently exposed himself to a woman in the Brickhill area of Bedford. At around 10.15am on Tuesday...
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In Bedford this week

Witness appeal following Jubilee Park assault and stabbing

Bedfordshire Police has launched a witness appeal following an assault in a Bedford park where a man was attacked and stabbed by a group of youths. The incident...

Highest local Covid rates linked to ‘significant school outbreaks’ meeting told

So far this term Bedford Borough Council has received over 1,500 positive Covid case notifications from schools, with 382 in the week commencing 4 October, a meeting heard...

Bedford train station to get life-saving defibrillators as part of network...

Bedford's Midland Mainline train station will soon have a life-saving automated external defibrillator (AEDs) installed as part of a roll-out that will see the devices...

Bedford’s Mayor asks for more powers and cash to tackle climate...

Bedford’s mayor has written to the Prime Minister requesting the powers and funding to tackle the climate emergency at a local level, a meeting heard. Bedford Borough...

Missing: Have you seen Marsha?

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for urgent help to find a missing 15-year-old from Bedford who hasn't been seen for ten days. Marsha was last seen on 4 October...

“Alarming” figures reveal Bedford area has just one GP for every...

New "alarming" figures have revealed that there is only one GP for every 2,500 people in the Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Governance Group (BLMK CCG) area...

Marginal improvement in the vaccine uptake with Bedford’s care home staff

Care providers are working to ensure that staff are vaccinated and they have sufficient cover when new Covid regulations come into force in November, a meeting has heard...

Bedford parents reminded not to miss securing secondary school places

Bedford parents are being reminded to apply for their child's secondary or upper school place by 31 October, for the best chance of getting a place at their preferred school...

Bedford School and Polam celebrate wins at Independent Schools of the...

Two Bedford schools were celebrating this week after wins at the annual Independent Schools of the Year Awards. Bedford School beat off stiff competition from across...

This week’s most popular stories

Lurke Street Car Park
Bedfordshire Police have arrested a man after reports he was dealing to children at Lurke Street Car Park. Officers from the Bedford Community Policing Team and North Bedfordshire Rural Community...
The quality of the reports issued by the Bedfordshire police and crime commissioner and his office is not good enough, a meeting heard. And a report on drug dealing...
Bedford Borough Council has confirmed that it is working with an ecologist and drainage experts to ensure that the much-loved Longholme Lake is returned to a 'self-maintaining condition.'..

Stories you may have missed

Flair-filled Blues keep Bedfordshire bragging rights with victory at Ampthill

After last week's superb victory, the Blues made the familiar trip across the B530 to local rivals Ampthill looking for the bragging rights...

History made at Goldington Road as Women open season with victory

There was an attendance of 400 at Goldington Road as the Women made their much-awaited debut at the iconic ground...

Council to enforce energy efficiency ratings for rental properties

Millions of people could struggle to heat and power their homes this winter with the rise in prices plunging more households into fuel poverty. According to National Energy Action...

Bedford Borough Council hires ecologist and drainage experts to help Longholme...

Bedford Borough Council has confirmed that it is working with an ecologist and drainage experts to ensure that the much-loved Longholme Lake is returned to a 'self-maintaining condition.'..

Marginal improvement in the vaccine uptake with Bedford’s care home staff

Care providers are working to ensure that staff are vaccinated and they have sufficient cover when new Covid regulations come into force in November, a meeting has heard...

“Alarming” figures reveal Bedford area has just one GP for every...

New "alarming" figures have revealed that there is only one GP for every 2,500 people in the Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Clinical Governance Group (BLMK CCG) area...

Cancer awareness campaigns a success, but fear of GP ‘bottlenecks’

More people are coming forward to get checked for cancer thanks to awareness campaigns – but concerns were raised that care could ‘bottleneck’ as people struggle...

Bedford’s Mayor asks for more powers and cash to tackle climate...

Bedford’s mayor has written to the Prime Minister requesting the powers and funding to tackle the climate emergency at a local level, a meeting heard. Bedford Borough...

Bedford train station to get life-saving defibrillators as part of network...

Bedford's Midland Mainline train station will soon have a life-saving automated external defibrillator (AEDs) installed as part of a roll-out that will see the devices...