Monday, July 22, 2019
Tre Mitford scores Bedford v Arlesey Town 20 July
The Bedford Town team is now starting to take shape as their preseason matches continue and the side continues to gel together, while trialists are still getting a run out. Tuesday saw them...
Sean McCarthy
Bedford Blues have announced prop Sean McCarthy will be club captain for the 2019/20 Greene King IPA Championship season. In a statement last week, the club...

In Bedford this week

Bedford parks green seal of approval

Country parks around Bedford Borough have retained their Green Flag awards recognising them as being among the UK’s very best green spaces. Addison Howard Park, Bedford Park, Harrold-Odell...

Accident closes Goldington Road

An accident near to the Bedford Blues ground has closed Goldington Road. This is an emerging story, more details will be added as they come in...

Apology given for special educational needs and disability shortcomings in Bedfordshire

Chief executive of Cambridge Community Services (CCS), Matthew Winn, has apologised for shortcomings in special educational needs and disability (SEND) services in Bedfordshire, saying...

Bedford teen charged after Brickhill burglary

Bedfordshire Police say they've charged a 16-year-old boy with assault and multiple burglaries after a number of incidents in the Brickhill area. The youngster, who can't be named...

Missing person: Kyle Ward-Millington

Shortstown man, Kyle Ward-Millington, 26, has been missing since this morning (19 July) and Bedfordshire Police say they are concerned for his welfare. He is known to visit Bedford...

Bedford Hospital NHS Trust launches three-year plan

Bedford Hospital has said they're prioritising shorter stays in hospital, revolutionary digital transformation and significant investment as part of a three-year plan launched this...

CEOs of Bedford and Luton & Dunstable hospitals “disappointed” with merger...

The CEOs of Bedford and Luton & Dunstable (L&D) hospitals have said they're "disappointed" that their plans to merge are not yet in place. Despite submitting a business case to create a single...

Bus company found guilty after woman killed at Bedford Bus Station

A bus company has been found guilty of failing to protect and safeguard the health and safety of pedestrians after a woman was killed when she was hit by a lorry at Bedford Bus Station...

This week’s most popular stories

Police carry out a warrant
Five people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking offences after a major Bedfordshire Police operation targeting a suspected organised...
Goldington Road Accident 19 July
An accident near to the Bedford Blues ground has closed Goldington Road. This is an emerging story, more details will be added as they come in...
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A man in his 20s received an injury to his leg after being stabbed with a broken bottle on Tavistock Street on Sunday night. Bedfordshire Police received a call at 9.15pm on 14 July. Emergency...

Stories you may have missed

Norse Road reopened as six-year old boy air lifted to hospital...

Bedfordshire Police have now reopened Norse Road following a road traffic collision (RTC) between a car and a six-year-old at around 9.15am this morning. 

Air ambulance called following Norse Road RTC

The air ambulance has attended an incident on Norse Road, following a collision between a car and a pedestrian. Norse Road is currently closed.

Police chase into Kempston ends in arrest

A dramatic police chase from Bedford into Kempston this morning (18 July) has ended with an arrest. Police officers spotted a suspicious vehicle on Ampthill Road, Bedford just...

Accident closes Goldington Road

An accident near to the Bedford Blues ground has closed Goldington Road. This is an emerging story, more details will be added as they come in...

Teenager arrested after aggravated burglary in Brickhill

A teenager has been arrested after he was caught red-handed breaking into a shop in Brickhill, Bedford. Cops were called just after midnight this morning (18 July) to reports of a...

Bedfringe interview: Zoe Lyons

This Sunday, the 'Best of' Castle Comedy comes the the Quarry Theatre as part of the Bedfringe Festival. The lineup features Brennan Reece and headliner...

Alfie Templeman EP launch at Slide Records on Saturday

Great things are predicted for Bedford's Alfie Templeman, who will be launching is new EP with an acoustic set at Slide Record Shop in the Arcade this...

CEOs of Bedford and Luton & Dunstable hospitals “disappointed” with merger...

The CEOs of Bedford and Luton & Dunstable (L&D) hospitals have said they're "disappointed" that their plans to merge are not yet in place. Despite submitting a business case to create a single...

Mental Health support in schools doesn’t go far enough

JULY: Earlier this month, the Education Secretary Damien Hinds announced a £9.3m for an early intervention programme in schools to help teachers work more closely with the NHS. A 4-year roll-out...