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In Bedford this week

Bedford School boys give BeeGees’ hit a hairy makeover for Movember

Boys from Bedford School's Upper Sixth have transformed a 70s disco smash into an ode to growing a tash - to raise awareness of men's health and...

Two arrested in latest county lines drugs crackdown in Bedford

A man and a woman have been arrested as part of a county lines crackdown that has seen more than £50,000 worth of Class A and Class B drugs seized...

Bedford musician collaborates with Ed Sheeran songwriter for Parkinson’s charity

A Bedford-based singer-songwriter and a Grammy award winner have collaborated to record a charity single to raise money for Parkinson's charities...

MISSING: Have you seen 12-year-old Rayah?

Bedfordshire Police is appealing for the public’s help in finding a missing 12-year-old girl last seen in south Bedfordshire. Rayah Fathallah was reported...

Pubs and bars in Bedford hit back at Tier 2 restrictions

A number of Bedford's pub landlords and bar owners have hit out at the latest government coronavirus restrictions, which place Bedford Borough in...

Bedford placed in Tier 2: High Alert from 2 December

Bedford has been confirmed as emerging from lockdown on 2 December in Tier 2: High Alert.Social mixing outside of households or support bubbles will...

Bedford man avoids jail after stamping on victim’s head in street...

A Bedford man who stamped on his victim’s head during an early morning street brawl escaped going to jail yesterday (Wednesday)...

Thousands of solar panels could turn old Bedford landfill site into...

A part of the massive former landfill tip in Elstow will be covered in solar panels to generate 5.5 megawatts of electricity in Bedford borough. The borough council’s planning committee...

Bedford planners reject calls for review of controversial warehouse application

Calls from a campaigning resident, for a review of a highly contentious plan for massive warehouses near Wixams, have been rejected by the Bedford Borough Council's...

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Bedford has been confirmed as emerging from lockdown on 2 December in Tier 2: High Alert.Social mixing outside of households or support bubbles will...
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A number of Bedford's pub landlords and bar owners have hit out at the latest government coronavirus restrictions, which place Bedford Borough in...
Friends and fellow runners - including Paula Radcliffe - have shared their tributes to a truly great Bedfordian, Iva Barr, who sadly passed away on...

Stories you may have missed

Thousands of solar panels could turn old Bedford landfill site into...

A part of the massive former landfill tip in Elstow will be covered in solar panels to generate 5.5 megawatts of electricity in Bedford borough. The borough council’s planning committee...

Bedford & Kempston MP says Universal Credit is not fit for...

In his monthly column, Mohammad Yasin MP aruges that Universal Credit is not fit for purpose, saying it has failed countless of his constituents...

Bedford planners reject calls for review of controversial warehouse application

Calls from a campaigning resident, for a review of a highly contentious plan for massive warehouses near Wixams, have been rejected by the Bedford Borough Council's...

Planning officers ‘lack consistency’ in Bedford, claims councillor

Bedford Borough Councillors went against the strong advice of their planning officers to put off a decision on a plan to build seven retirement bungalows in the Riseley village conservation...

Free parking bays created to support Bedford’s growing ‘click and collect’...

The introduction of 10 short-term parking bays designed to support Bedford's growing 'click and collect' economy have been welcomed by the town's retailers. The bays, at various locations...

Bedford man avoids jail after stamping on victim’s head in street...

A Bedford man who stamped on his victim’s head during an early morning street brawl escaped going to jail yesterday (Wednesday)...

Bedford musician collaborates with Ed Sheeran songwriter for Parkinson’s charity

A Bedford-based singer-songwriter and a Grammy award winner have collaborated to record a charity single to raise money for Parkinson's charities...

Pair sentenced for Library Walk poppy collection theft thanks to CCTV

Joseph Fahey and Toni Kinsella were captured on CCTV stealing a charity collection box for the Royal British Legion have been sentenced. The couple...

Choose Love as Bedford business bucks Black Friday

One independent Bedford business is bucking the Black Friday trend this week and buying gifts, rather than selling them. Gemma Crawley-Roberts, the owner of The Arc, is partnering with...