Monday, June 17, 2019
A man had been hospitalised and five others arrested after a fight on Midland Road, Bedford in the early hours of this morning (16 June). Emergency services were called...
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Have you been to St Cuthbert’s Street recently? If not, you don’t know what you’re missing. Just off the beaten track, over the last few years the area has been attracting more and...

In Bedford this week

Bedford College say community learning fund is safe despite Learning Partnership...

A decision by Bedford College to amend its Learning Partnership offering has caused concern that a fund for community learning projects in the area may now not be available. Bedford College...

Witnesses sought after Castle Road robbery

In the early hours of Sunday morning, a man and a woman were taken to hospital and treated for their injuries following an assault and robbery on Castle Road.

Poorer Bedford men and women dying up to 11 years earlier

Men and women living in poverty in Bedford Borough are likely to die up to 11 years earlier than their more fortunate neighbours according to a new report. Ian Brown, the council’s...

Police investigate stabbing in Bedford

Bedfordshire Police have cordoned off an area near to Bedford College and the Riverside North footbridge, after a man was stabbed this morning...

Historic match this weekend as Bedfordshire County Cricket returns to Bedford

Bedfordshire County Cricket will return to Bedford for the first time in ten years as they face Cambridgeshire tomorrow (Sunday, 16 Jun). The two sides will meet to play a...

Emmaus homelessness charity seeks volunteers

Could you spare some time to join a team of volunteers helping to run a Bedfordshire homelessness charity's popular Emmaus Home Store? Emmaus Village Carlton supports 42...

Gun found in Bedford during weapons sweep

Bedfordshire Police’s Boson team have seized a gun found during weapons sweeps in Bedford yesterday (13 June). The gun was found while searching undergrowth on the...

Radio plug boosts Bedford-based fashion label to 1m listeners

A Bedford-based fashion brand got an unexpected boost yesterday (Thursday) when it was featured on Chris Evans’ show on Virgin Radio.

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A local cricket league which has featured England Test legends Sir Alastair Cook and Monty Panesar are furious at being kicked out of their traditional booking at the Bunyan Centre...
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Bedfordshire Police are appealing for information following a 'distressing' aggravated burglary in Clapham that took place on Saturday (8 June). Shortly before 3.50pm, a man...
Bedfordshire Police have cordoned off an area near to Bedford College and the Riverside North footbridge, after a man was stabbed this morning...

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M&S and WHSmith collaborate to bring Food to Go concept to...

From next week, an M&S food offering will back in Bedford town centre, barely a month after the controversial branch closure on 4 May. In a collaboration with...

Bromham man jailed for abusive emails to police officer

A man who sent a number of abusive emails to a Bedfordshire Police officer has been jailed and ordered to pay compensation to his victim.

Bedford and Kempston MP joins Parliamentary Select Committee

Bedford and Kempston MP, Mohammad Yasin has taken took up a seat on the Housing, Communities and Local Government (HCLG) Select Committee. He was elected as one of the...

Special constable who tracked partner sacked by Bedfordshire Police

A former Bedfordshire Police Special Constable has been officially ejected from the force after admitting to tracking her partner's vehicle on police systems. Sophie Fletcher repeatedly...

Artificial Intelligence comes to life for Y8 Mark Rutherford team

As group of Y8 students from Mark Rutherford School are pitching their tech idea at CogX, the Festival of AI in London today, despite being the youngest team taking part. The event is part of...

Bedford Women’s Centre takes part in domestic abuse conference

Bedford Women’s Centre has taken part in a multi-agency business conference on domestic abuse at Bedfordshire Police's Kempston HQ. This is the first time the Emerald Team, the...

Emmaus homelessness charity seeks volunteers

Could you spare some time to join a team of volunteers helping to run a Bedfordshire homelessness charity's popular Emmaus Home Store? Emmaus Village Carlton supports 42...

Bedford Borough Council accused of downplaying roadwork misery

Bedford Borough Council has been accused of downplaying motorists' misery as it's revealed major roadworks will start on Britannia Road next month and last until spring next...

Jason Speed cleared of Avon Drive, Bedford robbery

A jury has cleared a Liverpool man accused of carrying out a knifepoint robbery at a Bedford newsagent early on Boxing Day last year. 48-year-old Jason Speed told Luton Crown Court he...