Sunday, July 21, 2019
Priory Country Park - Green Flag
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...
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...

In Bedford this week

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...

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...

Harrold Co-op ram raided

A man has been arrested after the Co-op in Harrold was ram raided early this morning (18 July). Police were called to the store on the village High Street just before 4:30 this morning. The ram raid...

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...

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Celebrate Bedford Community Fire Station’s 50th anniversary

Everyone is invited to celebrate 50 years of Bedford Community Fire Station at its open day on Saturday 20 July. The station opened in July 1969 and this...

Latest news: Queens Park incident

We are aware of an incident in the Queens Park area of Bedford. We are awaiting an update from Bedfordshire Police and will add further news as it arrives...

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...

National Maritime Museum seeks Moon landing memories

Can you remember the Moon landing in 1969? As the 50th anniversary approaches, the National Maritime Museum is asking people across the UK to share...

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. 

Your Bedford weekend starts here: 19 – 21 July 2019

Hang onto your hats, it's a bumper weekend in B-town... All weekend Bedfringe events are taking place all weekend at the Quarry Theatre and...

Five arrested in Midland Road for sex industry human trafficking offences

Five people have been arrested on suspicion of human trafficking offences after a major Bedfordshire Police operation targeting a suspected organised...

Conservative candidate welcomes mental health support for schools

Bedford and Kempston's Conservative Parliamentary Candidate, Ryan Henson, has welcomed his party's initiative to offer mental health training to all local schools and colleges...

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...