Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Chiltern Radiovideo
Chiltern Radio could soon be broadcasting in the area again if a group of former radio presenters can raise the £6,500 needed through crowdfunding. The team behind the project say...
Alastair Cook batting 2013
Former Bedford School boy and England cricketing legend, Alastair Cook CBE, is tipped to receive a knighthood in the Queen's 2019 New Year's Honours list. While not officially confirmed...

In Bedford this week

Give Bedford a Christmas present: shop local

There's just one week to go until Christmas Day. For retailers, of all sizes, this is not just the most wonderful time of the year, but also the most crucial. You can give them the...

Award-Winning Back and Body Clinic opens new centre in Great Denham

An award-winning clinic specialising in helping people with aches, pains and injuries has opened a centre in Great Denham. The Back and Body Clinic have picked up a number of awards, most...

Eagles face biggest home game in a generation with FA Trophy...

Bedford Town's ‘never-say-die’ performance at the weekend as earned themselves a FA Trophy first round replay against Aldershot Town at home this Tuesday night, 18 December...

Man found guilty of rape near Bedford’s Embankment

Anderson Cosma has been found guilty of raping a woman along Bedford's Embankment back in February, after a three week trial at Luton Crown Court that ended on Friday 14 December...

Bedford Blues team up with BLCF to tackle food and fuel...

The Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation (BLCF) has teamed up with the Bedford Blues to launch the Surviving Winter Appeal to support the 41,700 households...

Is Wootton home to Bedford Borough’s biggest Christmas fan?

Drive through Wootton at this time of year and you'd be forgiven for thinking you'd reached Father Christmas' grotto in the north pole, as local festive fan Graham Mayles...

Blue plaque commemorating Amy Walmsley unveiled in Bedford

On Friday 14 December 2018, exactly one hundred years since women cast their first vote in the UK, a blue plaque was unveiled at 14 The Crescent, Bedford, commemorating...

Bedford Hockey Club comfortably placed ahead of Christmas break

Last weekend brought Bedford Hockey Club’s senior teams up to the Christmas break and, also, saw the stage in the league season when most of the teams began their return matches...

This week’s most popular stories

Simon Mushonga photo
A fundraising page has been set up for Simon Mushonga, the Bedford man murdered in Kettering at the weekend. The page, set up by a family members is asking for support to raise the £5000 needed to send Simon...
180 officers from Bedfordshire Police and Bedford Borough Council have carried out a dawn raid of a travellers site near Cardington after receiving reports of criminal activity.
Graham Mayles Christmas Lights Woottonvideo
Drive through Wootton at this time of year and you'd be forgiven for thinking you'd reached Father Christmas' grotto in the north pole, as local festive fan Graham Mayles...

Stories you may have missed

Family of Simon Mushonga – Bedford man murdered in Kettering –...

A fundraising page has been set up for Simon Mushonga, the Bedford man murdered in Kettering at the weekend. The page, set up by a family members is asking for support to raise the £5000 needed to send Simon...

Bedford Park Concerts announces Proms and dates for 2019 event

The hugely popular Bedford Park Concerts will be back for 2019 with a slight shift in the usual dates for their three-day concert series in Bedford Park.

Alistair Burt MP gives Theresa May a vote of confidence

Conservative MP for North East Bedfordshire, Alistair Burt has said he'll be supporting the Prime Minister as she faces a vote of no confidence in her leadership this evening...

Over 65s urged to have free flu vaccine

Last year, over 30,00 older people across Bedfordshire and Luton failed to take up the offer of a free flue jab, leaving them vulnerable during the winter months. Many of those caught the virus...

“Mayor’s Local Plan will adversely affect Bedford’s future prosperity”

The leader of Bedford Borough's Conservative group, Cllr Stephen Moon, has said the Mayor's Local Plan, which sets out how our area will deal with housing growth up to 2030, has postponed...

Momentum is key as Eagles face Aldershot in historic cup challenge

After getting through the qualifying rounds, Bedford Town F.C. will make history as they face Aldershot Town in the first round of the FA Trophy this Saturday...

Police can now seize your vehicle if you don’t get it...

Vehicles that are untaxed for more than eight weeks can now be seized by the police after the DVLA grave some its powers to the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and...

Bedford School’s ‘MoBros’ smash Movember fundraising target

Pupils at Bedford School have raised over £10,000 for the Movember charity, ranking them the events top fundraising school and 16th highest in the whole country.

Police funding boost of £8million… if council tax goes up

Bedfordshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Kathryn Holloway, and Chief Constable, Jon Boutcher, say they're celebrating after the Government has said they'll...
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