Friday, October 23, 2020
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In Bedford this week

New Post Office opens at Harrowden Road following coronavirus delay

A brand new Post Office, whose opening was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, has now opened on Harrowden Road. The new branch...

First sustainable market is launched in Bedford this weekend

The first sustainable market to be held in Bedford will launch this weekend, featuring food, homewares and toiletries from local suppliers...

‘Eye spy’ on the Marston Vale Line this half term with...

A half term activity along the Marston Vale railway line will put children's spotting skills to the test, as they seek hidden disks along the network...

Bedford company scoops sustainability win at regional manufacturing awards

A Bedford-based manufacturer which installed its own solar farm, will go on to compete in the national finals after winning at a regional manufacturing...

Bedford artists represented at MK pop up

A group of Bedford artists and makers are showcasing their work at a brand new pop-up shop in Milton Keynes.The Indie Collective opens...

Woodfines celebrate scooping Best Full Service Law Firm 2020

A Bedford solicitors has been crowned Best Full Service Law Firm of the Year, thanks to their response to the coronavirus pandemic...

Sport clubs are the beating heart of Bedford and can’t be...

News this week from the media and entertainment industry union, BECTU, that nearly 7,500 theatre and live events workers have been made redundant as...

Bedford gardening writer seeks help to bring houseplant book to life

Bedford resident and former Guardian gardening editor, Jane Perrone, is seeking support for her new book, a celebration of houseplants...

Lord-Lieutenant celebrates rural communities’ coronavirus support

Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity (BRCC) was visited by HM Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, Helen Nellis, recently to thank the volunteers and...

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Bedford Market
The first sustainable market to be held in Bedford will launch this weekend, featuring food, homewares and toiletries from local suppliers...
Clapham Roundabout, Bedford. Credit: Don R Weerasirie
A senior councillor has advised motorists to avoid the A6 Paula Radcliffe Way and to expect 'significant disruption' until December while essential...
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A Bedford-based manufacturer which installed its own solar farm, will go on to compete in the national finals after winning at a regional manufacturing...

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Lord-Lieutenant celebrates rural communities’ coronavirus support

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New Post Office opens at Harrowden Road following coronavirus delay

A brand new Post Office, whose opening was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, has now opened on Harrowden Road. The new branch...

42-year-old man charged following robbery of blind man in Bedford

Today (Friday), a man has appeared in court, after being charged in connection with the robbery of a blind man in Bedford...

Bedford company scoops sustainability win at regional manufacturing awards

A Bedford-based manufacturer which installed its own solar farm, will go on to compete in the national finals after winning at a regional manufacturing...

Bedford furniture designer shares the Sotheby’s spotlight with Banksy

Max McMurdo, the Bedford-based furniture designer and TV presenter, is currently sharing the spotlight with Banksy at Sotheby's auction house...

Confirmed number of coronavirus cases in Bedford Borough now exceeds 2,000

The number of confirmed cases of coronavirus recorded in Bedford Borough since the end of March has now exceeded 2,000. The confirmation of 33 new...

Sport clubs are the beating heart of Bedford and can’t be...

News this week from the media and entertainment industry union, BECTU, that nearly 7,500 theatre and live events workers have been made redundant as...

Bedford artists represented at MK pop up

A group of Bedford artists and makers are showcasing their work at a brand new pop-up shop in Milton Keynes.The Indie Collective opens...

Howe goal enough to see Bedford Town through in FA Trophy

Bedford Town's successful start under new manager Gary Setchell continued at the weekend thanks to a solitary goal from striker Rene Howe in their FA...