Saturday, April 20, 2019
Bedford Town FC Celebrations
A busy Easter of sport is coming up for local sides, with Bedford Town F.C being no exception. The Eagles will be hoping to maintain their fourth place in the table as they...
Bedford Junior Blues Under 16s with US Salles in France in 2018
This Easter weekend sees over 40 boys  from French team US Salles visiting Bedford Junior Blues for the 40th anniversary of the Bedford-Salle Rugby Tour. Special matches...

In Bedford this week

Bedford Park runners urged to register for blood stem cell donation

Bedford Park runners are being asked to register as potential blood stem cell donors and go on standby to save a life. Tomorrow (20 April) the DKMS team will host a...

Warning over fire safety as BBQ season begins in Bedford

Spring has well and truly sprung and as this Easter bank holiday is set for glorious weather, you may be planning a BBQ of two, so Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue have issued...

Devonshire Arms to host ‘An Evening With…’ to mark end of...

Popular Bedford pub the Devonshire Arms and the Bedford Independent are hosting an exclusive 'Evening with...' event that Bedford Blues fans won't want to miss...

Bedfordshire Police target car washes as part of clamp down on...

During a week of action dedicated to tackling modern slavery, Bedforshire Police visited a number of car washes across Bedfordshire.

Extinction Rebellion Bedford among groups bringing London to a standstill

Representatives from Extinction Rebellion (XR) Bedford are in London this week as part of the on-going climate change protests.

Police investigating two Bedfordshire fly-tipping sites

Two fly-tipping sites in Bedfordshire are being investigated after a two day operation involving Bedfordshire Police’s Rural Crime Team and all three councils across the Bedfordshire...

Bedford Independent designer sees his poster published

Curtis Reeve, the man behind the Bedford Independent and Bedford Flea branding, plus the designer of the Bedford Clanger, has been selected by BlankPoster to have one of his...

Cuts to police and public services correlates to the rise in...

APRIL: This month, the Home Secretary, Sajid Javid, made another speech about rising violent crime among young people. In what some interpreted as a leadership bid...

This week’s most popular stories

Przemyslaw Golimowski St Mary's Street
Five men were today (15 Apr) convicted of killing a drug dealer who was asleep with his girlfriend when a gang wearing hoodies burst into their Bedford flat. Przemyslaw Golimowski...
Sunday Times Best Places to Live
For the second year running, Bedford has featured in the Sunday Times’ top ten best places to live in the East of England. The list takes into account schools and house prices...
Luton Crown Court
A Great Denham man, caught with nearly 1200 indecent photographs and videos of children was spared jail, today (16 Apr). David Burch, 56, from Great Denham...

Stories you may have missed

Five found guilty of Przemyslaw Golimowski murder

Five men were today (15 Apr) convicted of killing a drug dealer who was asleep with his girlfriend when a gang wearing hoodies burst into their Bedford flat. Przemyslaw Golimowski...

Your Bedford Easter weekend starts here: 18 – 22 April 2019

It’s the bumper bank holiday cultural roundup. There’s lots of things to do with family and friends in Bedford Borough over the Easter weekend, so take your pick from our top tips...

Blood left at Bedford break in lands burglar in jail

A man responsible for a break in at a Bedford house has been sent to prison for three years after he left traces of blood at the scene. Joseph Lamb, 45, of no fixed address...

Bedford Park runners urged to register for blood stem cell donation

Bedford Park runners are being asked to register as potential blood stem cell donors and go on standby to save a life. Tomorrow (20 April) the DKMS team will host a...

Warning over fire safety as BBQ season begins in Bedford

Spring has well and truly sprung and as this Easter bank holiday is set for glorious weather, you may be planning a BBQ of two, so Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue have issued...

Hospitality and catering courses at Bedford College get the chop

Bedford College has confirmed that from September 2019 it will no longer offer full-time hospitality and catering courses. The decision will affect dozens of current students...

Café Mambo to bring Ibiza to Bedford Park

Bedford Park Concerts has announced its Friday night act for their 2019 summer concert series. In a flurry of social media activity this morning, the team behind...

Bedford Tigers look to build on last performance

With Hemel Stags visiting Great Ouse Way this Sunday, Bedford Tigers' Head Coach Pat Wilson has said that it will be a ‘firmly performance based approach’ ahead of the game...

Bedfordshire Police awarded further £1m to tackle knife crime

Bedfordshire Police have been awarded a further £1m fro the home office to tackle serious violence and knife crime. It's on top of the £4.571m already secured in late last year...