Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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Promotion chasing Bromsgrove turn on the class as Kempston Rovers suffered only their second defeat in eleven matches at Bromsgrove Sporting. The hosts continue to put the pressure on the league leaders Peterborough Sports.
Bedford shoppers treated to random acts of kindness thanks to the actions of a few dedicated volunteers who simply wanted to bring a smile...

In Bedford this week

Did you witness a knifepoint robbery in Bedford on Valentine’s night?

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses as part of an investigation into a robbery in Bedford on Thursday 14 February.

Landmark domestic abuse case features in BBC documentary

A BBC documentary will this week feature a Bedfordshire Police investigation which resulted in the first woman to be convicted of coercive and controlling behaviour in the UK.

Two men jailed for more than 20 years for ruthless assault...

Two people have been jailed for a combined total of more than 20 years, after ruthlessly assaulting a man outside his home in Bedford last October...

Outstanding Bedford NHS staff receive awards

The dedication and commitment of outstanding NHS staff from Bedfordshire and Luton has been celebrated at a glittering awards event in London, with three Bedford-based winners.

David Steadman named as new CEO for Harpur Trust

The Harpur Trust has announced that David Steadman will be the charity’s new chief executive from July. David takes over from current chief executive David Russell, who retires in August...

Closure order secured on suspected brothel in The Boundary

Bedfordshire Police have secured a closure on a property suspected of being used as a brothel. Three women and two men were also safeguarded after the operation in...

Bedford’s Blanchet makes dream come true with first cap for Canada

The Blues’ backrower, Justin Blanchet, became another member to be added to the international honours board at Goldington Road...

Blues aim to return to winning ways away at Scottish

Bedford Blues make six changes as they look to return to winning ways in the Greene King IPA Championship when they visit London Scottish on Saturday afternoon.

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Esquires by Neil McCarty
Bedford's bands and musicians have been speaking about their love of Esquires and its importance in their own success...
Cyclist Josh Quigley, who is embarking on a round-the-world bike ride, received a £75 fine from a Bedford enforcement officer for cycling through the town centre this week.
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Bedfordshire Police have secured a closure on a property suspected of being used as a brothel. Three women and two men were also safeguarded after the operation in...

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Cash and cigarettes stolen from Shortstown convenience store

Two men, armed with a shovel and a hammer, have stolen cash and cigarettes from the North Drive Convenience Store in Shortstown. At around 7.30pm on 14 February...

Police appeal for witnesses to bag snatch in Bedford

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman’s bag was snatched as she waited for a bus on St John's Street on Wednesday 6 February.

Bedford treated to random acts of kindness thanks to local charity

Bedford shoppers treated to random acts of kindness thanks to the actions of a few dedicated volunteers who simply wanted to bring a smile...

Missing person: David Trujillo

Can you help Bedfordshire Police find David Trujillo? The 65-year-old left his home in Kempston on Sunday morning and has been reported missing.

Blues aim to return to winning ways away at Scottish

Bedford Blues make six changes as they look to return to winning ways in the Greene King IPA Championship when they visit London Scottish on Saturday afternoon.

David Steadman named as new CEO for Harpur Trust

The Harpur Trust has announced that David Steadman will be the charity’s new chief executive from July. David takes over from current chief executive David Russell, who retires in August...

Your Bedford weekend starts here: 15 – 17 February

The last five days have flown past, and it’s already time for our weekend round-up. There is an absolute feast of...

“It’s like a family” – Bedford bands speak of their love...

Bedford's bands and musicians have been speaking about their love of Esquires and its importance in their own success...

Outstanding Bedford NHS staff receive awards

The dedication and commitment of outstanding NHS staff from Bedfordshire and Luton has been celebrated at a glittering awards event in London, with three Bedford-based winners.
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