Friday, October 18, 2019
Police on the beat
Bedfordshire Police have made two arrests and seized drugs and weapons in Bedford as part of a national crackdown on county drugs lines. Warrants were carried out at five addresses...
Bike racks at Bedford Train Station
Cycling Campaign for North Bedfordshire (CCNB) would like to reiterate Councillor Ben Foley's statement on considering cycling to the station in your...

In Bedford this week

Bedford Borough Council and the Harpur Centre join Refill Bedford

Bedford Borough Council and the Harpur Shopping Centre have signed up as Refill Stations, helping Refill Bedford create a network of local places where...

Free deaf awareness training for Bedford businesses ahead of Purple Tuesday

A Bedford charity is offering free training to local businesses to make them more accessible to those with disabilities, ahead of Purple Tuesday on 12 Nov...

Your Bedford weekend starts here: 18 – 20 October 2019

Our EXCLUSIVE weekend roundup is here, with our pick of the best things to do in and around Bedford. From Bromham Apple Day...

PCC pushing through planning application for Greyfriars police station development

A prominent town centre eyesore in Bedford is edging closer to having its future resolved, insists Police and Crime Commissioner, Kathryn Holloway...

#ThrowbackThursday: Bedford’s silver screens

Bedford has always found ways to give entertainment to the locals. Events such as the River Festival, Proms in the Park and the Bedford Regatta all show-off Bedford's culture and...

Bedford’s young adults encouraged to ‘rise up’

UpRising, the UK-wide youth leadership charity is encouraging all Bedfordians aged between 18-25 to apply for their 2019/20 Bedfordshire Leadership Programmes. The charity's mission...

“We must promote freedom of speech and debate” – University of...

In his annual lecture today, Bill Rammell, vice chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire, will call on universities to do more to promote freedom of speech and debate. The vice chancellor’s...

Bedford to welcome The One Show’s Rickshaw Challenge as part of...

Matt Baker and The One Show will be stopping off in Bedford as the team pedals across the UK for this year’s Rickshaw Challenge for Children in Need.

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Earlier today, Bedford Borough Council, supported by Bedfordshire Police, began a clean-up of the Kempston Hardwick Caravan site. 
Cllr Ben Foley
A local councillor was arrested in London yesterday (Sunday) as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests. Cllr Ben Foley, who is Green Party representative...
British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field
An appeal has been issued for witnesses who may have seen a woman being attacked in Bedford last Thursday (8 October). The woman was walking along Tavisock Place at around 7pm...

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Panacea play coincides with centenary of Bedford’s secretive sect

A play about Bedford's Panacea Society will be performed at the Place Theatre at the end of this month, coinciding with the centenary of the secretive sect...

Dancers from Bedford selected to perform with English Youth Ballet

Nine talented dancers from Bedford have been selected by English Youth Ballet (EYB) to perform in a professional production at the Stamford Corn Exchange...

Bedford’s Festival of Lights returns on dazzling form

The whole community is invited to celebrate with Bedford Indian Community (BIC) this month at a free festival featuring music, dance and light.

“We must promote freedom of speech and debate” – University of...

In his annual lecture today, Bill Rammell, vice chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire, will call on universities to do more to promote freedom of speech and debate. The vice chancellor’s...

FOUND – Missing Person: Fabio Maggio

Bedfordshire Police have issued an appeal to help find missing Fabio Maggio. The 13-year-old from Bedford hasn’t been seen since Saturday morning (12 Oct...

Bedford councillor arrested as part of Extinction Rebellion protests in London

A local councillor was arrested in London yesterday (Sunday) as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests. Cllr Ben Foley, who is Green Party representative...

Council and Bedfordshire Police carry out inspection of Kempston Hardwick site

Earlier today, Bedford Borough Council, supported by Bedfordshire Police, began a clean-up of the Kempston Hardwick Caravan site. 

Campaigners want Pilgrim’s Progress film screened in Bedford

A campaign is underway to persuade Cineworld Bedford to screen the new animated adaption of A Pilgrim’s Progress.  The film launches nationwide on Friday...

Rutherford racing into international final at Silverstone

Members of the Rutherford School Greenpower Racing team have steered all three of their cars into the Educational Foundation International Final held at...