Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Jeremy Corbyn
With less than 12 hours until the polling stations open, the leader of the opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, attended a Labour Party rally in Kempston this...
Cavalier Club
A barber shop in Bedford is opening up on Boxing Day to provide food, festive fun and hair cuts to the town's homeless. The Cavalier Club, on the...

In Bedford this week

90th anniversary of R-100 airship at Cardington gets commemorative stamp of...

The Airship Heritage Trust is marking the 90th anniversary of the arrival of the airship R-100 at Cardington with a commemorative postal...

Kempston Rovers ravaged by a stunning Aylesbury comeback

Kempston Rovers were suckered by second half comeback on a difficult afternoon, as Aylesbury United produced a stunning second half come back to take the win at an emotionally...

Successful weekend for Bedford hockey sides

After the disappointment of last weekend’s match cancellations due to frozen pitches, this weekend was one which can be marked down as a pretty successful one for Bedford Hockey Club...

Sporting talent on show at Bedford Sports Awards

Monday night (9 Dec) saw the very best of Bedford's sporting talent in one room with the town's 24th annual Bedford Sports Awards held at the Corn Exchange. There were a mighty 39...

Gigs 4 Kids celebrates exceeding fundraising target

Bedford Creative Arts' Gigs 4 Kids campaign has successfully exceeded its target by raising £16,999 thanks to support from generous backers. With the fun...

Witnesses sought to Wixams’ football match affray

Officers from Bedfordshire Police are investigating an affray at a football match in Wixams on Saturday and appealing for witnesses...

Brickhill Primary School named Bedford Sports School of the Year 2019

Children and staff at Brickhill Primary School are celebrating after being crowned ‘Bedford Sports School of the Year’ at a ceremony held at the Corn...

Livingstone Primary School pledges to kick racism out of sport

Livingstone Primary School on Clapham Road has pledged to make sure that their school plays its part in kicking racism out of sport...

This week’s most popular stories

Bromham Bridge replacementvideo
Work is continuing apace on Bromham Road bridge, and new footage released by Network Rail shows the overnight installation of the replacement structure...
Sanjay Clouden
Sanjay Clouden, a Bedford gang member who led police on an almost 20 mile chase after stealing the contents of a cannabis factory, has been jailed for eight years. Clouden was...
Eddie Izzard
World-renowned actor, comedian, marathon runner and activist, Eddie Izzard, was in Bedford this morning, campaigning in Castle ward with Labour's Mohammad...

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Watch footage of Bromham Road Bridge reconstruction

Work is continuing apace on Bromham Road bridge, and new footage released by Network Rail shows the overnight installation of the replacement structure...

Cavalier Club Barber Shop shares the Christmas spirit this Boxing Day

A barber shop in Bedford is opening up on Boxing Day to provide food, festive fun and hair cuts to the town's homeless. The Cavalier Club, on the...

Jeremy Corbyn attends Kempston rally on eve of general election

With less than 12 hours until the polling stations open, the leader of the opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, attended a Labour Party rally in Kempston this...

Secretary of State for Health visits Bedford with commitment to NHS

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, was in Bedford this morning, campaigning with local Conservative candidates Ryan Henson...

Crunch game as Blues face Coventry

Bedford Blues return to Championship Cup action this weekend as they face Coventry at Goldington Road on Saturday afternoon. Despite a humbling result at Ealing Trailfinders last weekend...

Missing: new information in hunt for missing Atlanta Butler

Bedfordshire Police continues to appeal for help to find a 13-year-old girl, missing from her home in Sandy. Atlanta Butler was reported missing from home...

Homelessness Awareness Week exhibition and journalism events at the Higgins

This week at the Higgins Bedford, a gallery has been dedicated to the work of people who have experienced homelessness as part of a week of activity.

Everyone’s invited to the open air carol service at Bedford’s Pavilion...

The Pavilion in Bedford Park and Hope Bedfordshire are hosting their annual open air carol service tomorrow and everyone is welcome. "Join us for...

Gigs 4 Kids celebrates exceeding fundraising target

Bedford Creative Arts' Gigs 4 Kids campaign has successfully exceeded its target by raising £16,999 thanks to support from generous backers. With the fun...