Sunday, September 15, 2019
Vanessa Lisak and Nicola Nalepka
Bedfordshire Police have issued an urgent appeal for information to help find two sisters who have been missing from Bedford since Tuesday (10 September). Nicola Nalepka, 17, and...
St Paul's Church and Bedford Town Bridge 1929. Author Aerofilms Ltd.. Source: Historic England Archive
Bedford is to have a share of £95 million designed to help revive historic high streets across the UK. The fund is the biggest ever single investment by Government in the UK’s built...

In Bedford this week

National Hockey Performance Centre selection for Bedford Modern student

A Year 9 student from Bedford Modern School (BMS) has been selected for the U15 Girls England Hockey Performance Centre. Sophia Warren attended trials...

Bedford Town have time to regroup as they have a week...

Their Southern League Cup match against Peterborough Sports due to be played Tuesday has been postponed because of Sport's replay in the Emirates FA Cup.  With no match last Saturday...

#ThrowbackThursday: A tale of two schools

This is a short story about how Bedford School welcomed boys from Victoria College, Jersey whilst the island was under German occupation in WWII. In an old edition of a Bedford...

Appeal for witnesses following attempted burglary near Great Denham

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for information after an attempted burglary on Tuesday 10 September, between Box End and Great Denham.

Man hospitalised following collision on The Embankment

The Embankment was closed to traffic this morning following an incident involving a van and a motorcycle. A statement from Bedfordshire Police said...

County-wide partnership to help families affected by drug & alcohol problems

A system is to be adopted across Bedfordshire to help parents overcome serious drug or alcohol problems and keep their families together, where possible.

Your Bedford weekend starts here: 13 – 15 September 2019

The weekend’s nearly here, so here’s our exclusive roundup of the best of what's on in and around Bedford. Join a guided walk at Foster Hill Road Cemetery...

Opinion: The death of the High Street has been greatly exaggerated*

According to research, around 16 stores closed their doors every day in the first half of 2019 while only nine opened. This has seen a net decline of 1,234...

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Police Line
The Embankment was closed to traffic this morning following an incident involving a van and a motorcycle. A statement from Bedfordshire Police said...
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Bedfordshire Police is appealing for information after an attempted burglary on Tuesday 10 September, between Box End and Great Denham.
The Bear
Dan Fisher, the man behind the Bear and Barley Mow pubs - and former director of Bedford BID, is under intense scrutiny following allegations by staff at...

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Bedford College to take centre stage at WorldSkills UK Live

The Bedford College Group will take centre stage at the WorldSkills UK Live event in November, with IT support department member Phillippe Beall competing in the Network Systems...

#ThrowbackThursday: A tale of two schools

This is a short story about how Bedford School welcomed boys from Victoria College, Jersey whilst the island was under German occupation in WWII. In an old edition of a Bedford...

Bedford Town have time to regroup as they have a week...

Their Southern League Cup match against Peterborough Sports due to be played Tuesday has been postponed because of Sport's replay in the Emirates FA Cup.  With no match last Saturday...

Appeal for witnesses following attempted burglary near Great Denham

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for information after an attempted burglary on Tuesday 10 September, between Box End and Great Denham.

Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech & Drama presented with the Queen’s...

Volunteers from The Bedfordshire Festival of Music, Speech & Drama were presented with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) at a ceremony held...

Bedford awarded £2 million historic high street fund

Bedford is to have a share of £95 million designed to help revive historic high streets across the UK. The fund is the biggest ever single investment by Government in the UK’s built...

Helene in the running for volunteer of the year award

Local volunteer Helene Bolton was named winner of the RunTogether Leader of the Year Award in the East at the 2019 England Athletics Regional Volunteer...

New season on the horizon for Bedford Blues

As the calendar ticks over to September, the start of the new Rugby Championship season is on the horizon with Bedford Blues looking to improve on their 3rd place finish in the last...

National Hockey Performance Centre selection for Bedford Modern student

A Year 9 student from Bedford Modern School (BMS) has been selected for the U15 Girls England Hockey Performance Centre. Sophia Warren attended trials...