Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Fire & rescue support ambulance service
Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue is the latest service to join the East of England Emergency Service NHS Trust's (EEAST) new Falls Response Programme...
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The nominations for this year's Bedford Independent Awards - in partnership with the Harpur Trust - are now open and we're loving reading through the...

In Bedford this week

Women of Bedford and friends raise a further £600 for Bedford’s...

Bedford is another step closer to having its first female statue, following a fundraising campaign by the Women of Bedford and Bedford Heights which...

“It makes a mockery of the planning system” says independent gym...

The owners of an independent gym on Caxton Road have slammed the planning process after Bedford Borough Council permitted a 24-hour gym to open on the...

Bedford Half Marathon organisers unveil its new town centre course: flat,...

The organisers of the Bedford Running Festival have announced a brand new course for the prestigious Bedford Half Marathon taking place on Sunday 6...

Man jailed after prison escape crime spree, including kidnap and assault

A man who escaped from prison before carrying out a kidnap and common assault will now spend eight years and three months behind bars. Anthony Bolden...

Introduction of ‘no fault divorce’ legislation

In Woodfines Solicitors' monthly column, senior associate Rebecca Varey, explains the changes to the divorce process.The Government’s Divorce, Dissolution...

1st XI’s knocked out of hockey’s Super Sixes

The drop in mercury meant that there were a number of postponements for Bedford Hockey Club over the weekend, but games still went ahead indoors in the much coveted Super 6s...

Known shoplifter banned from entering 40 shops in Bedford town centre

A known Bedford shoplifter has been served with a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO), preventing him from entering shops in the town centre. Liam Senior...

Two former Bedford School boys in England Six Nations squad

Two former Bedford School students have been selected by Eddie Jones for this year's Six Nations Championship, with the England head coach hoping to mastermind a return to glory...

This week’s most popular stories

Shiv Nahar andKen Kwezi
Two drug dealers have been jailed after a major operation by detectives targeting drugs lines in Bedford. The men involved with the ‘Chrisy’...
DW Sports
Bedford town centre is set to lose another retailer, as DW Sports, the sportswear and equipment retailer, is closing its Harpur Centre store...
Fraser Dingwall rugby
Two former Bedford School students have been selected by Eddie Jones for this year's Six Nations Championship, with the England head coach hoping to mastermind a return to glory...

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Known shoplifter banned from entering 40 shops in Bedford town centre

A known Bedford shoplifter has been served with a Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO), preventing him from entering shops in the town centre. Liam Senior...

Bedford Modern School ‘Team Bionic’ wins best designed robot at Lego...

A group of students from Bedford Modern School have won the award for Best Designed Robot at the regional First Lego League tournament held at...

Additional Pothole Hit Squads in place throughout Bedford Borough to keep...

Bedford Borough Council is drafting in additional pothole crews to help keep on top of pothole repairs this winter. Gritting salt, fluctuating...

Beds Police seek input from the public for new scheme to...

Bedfordshire Police is inviting members of the local community to attend a focus group, to have an input into a proposed new scheme which will help...

Citizens Advice pop-up events help households save during Big Energy Saving...

As part of Big Energy Saving Week (20 - 26 January 2020), Citizens Advice Bedford will be helping people reduce their energy bills and save money...

Special constables volunteered nearly 50k hours to keep Bedfordshire safe in...

During 2019, citizens volunteered more than 47,000 hours as special constables to help keep the residents and businesses of Bedfordshire safe...

1st XI’s knocked out of hockey’s Super Sixes

The drop in mercury meant that there were a number of postponements for Bedford Hockey Club over the weekend, but games still went ahead indoors in the much coveted Super 6s...

Celebrating county cricket selection success at Bedford Free School

Despite having no on-site PE or sports facilities, Bedford Free School (BFS) is celebrating the news that two of their female cricketers have been selected...

“It makes a mockery of the planning system” says independent gym...

The owners of an independent gym on Caxton Road have slammed the planning process after Bedford Borough Council permitted a 24-hour gym to open on the...