Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Lib Dem manifesto launch
At a campaign launch on Tuesday, local Liberal Democrat party members endorsed their national manifesto ahead of December's general election.​
Sir David Jason
Are you looking forward to getting your German bands on some cushti tickets to see Del Boy back in action at the Sharnbrook Hotel next year?

In Bedford this week

Letters: Do you believe Mr Johnson is sincere?

Do you believe Mr Johnson to be sincere when he promises generous support for public services and expresses opinions which seem to be tolerant and...

Bedford teen sentenced to time in Youth Offenders Institute for street...

A 19-year-old from Bedford has been sentenced to time in a Youth Offenders Institute, following an incident last May where he threatened a student and stole his bag. Mohammed Ibrahim...

Bedford River Festival bans single use plastic

Single-use plastics are being banned from bars at next year’s Bedford River Festival as part of the council’s drive to become more environmentally friendly. And a meeting of...

Covanta Judicial Review rejected by court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal has rejected a challenge to revoke the environmental permit issued to Covanta, who are building an incinerator at Rookery Pit, Stewartby near Bedford. The judgment...

Secretary of State for Work & Pensions takes to the streets...

The second cabinet minister in a week has visited Bedford, to support the Conservative Candidate for Bedford and Kempston, Ryan Henson.

The Apprentice’s Tom Skinner joins Bedford SoupFest team

On Tuesday 3 December, Tom Skinner of BBC 1's Apprentice will bring his trademark selling skills to Harpur Square as part of this year's SoupFest...

Bedfordshire Police wins World Policing Award for cracking Sony case

Bedfordshire Police’s Eastern Region Special Operations Unit (ERSOU) has beaten over 100 entries from across the globe, and picked up a prestigious award at the World Policing...

Rock band ‘Hawkwind’ ask if you can help ‘Find Kemo’

Missing Bedford dog, Kemo, is featuring on a slide show of missing pets during the UK tour of 1970s rock band 'Hawkwind'. The 'space rockers' are showing a slide show of Lost & Stolen...

This week’s most popular stories

Sir David Jason
Sir David Jason has confirmed that he will make one last appearance as Del Boy at an Only Fools and Horses convention in Sharnbrook next year.
The rare...
Operation Alden
Three men have been charged in the latest phase of an investigation into drugs supply in Bedford. Levi Senior and Jacob Jones have been charged with...
Rickshaw Challenge
The BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge will ride into Harpur Square at 7pm this evening and they're hoping for a warm Bedford welcome.

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Shadow minister visits Bedford to hear about impact of police cuts

Louise Haigh, shadow minister of state for policing, visited Bedford this morning and joined Mohammad Yasin MP to hear from local people about the impact...

Rovers defy the odds to upset Corby Town

Kempston Rovers turned in a coupon-busting performance to upset the league leaders on Saturday afternoon as they bounced back from defeat...

Head to Harpur Square to give the Children in Need Rickshaw...

The BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge will ride into Harpur Square at 7pm this evening and they're hoping for a warm Bedford welcome.

Bedfordshire Lib Dems launch their Brexit-stopping manifesto

At a campaign launch on Tuesday, local Liberal Democrat party members endorsed their national manifesto ahead of December's general election.​

Tickets to meet David Jason at Sharnbrook Hotel event to go...

Are you looking forward to getting your German bands on some cushti tickets to see Del Boy back in action at the Sharnbrook Hotel next year?

Three men charged following Bedford drugs operation

Three men have been charged in the latest phase of an investigation into drugs supply in Bedford. Levi Senior and Jacob Jones have been charged with...

Man jailed for string of offences including attempted Bedford and Clapham...

A man has been jailed for two years and one month for a number of offences including home robberies in Bedford and Kempston. James Barlow, 52, of no fixed abode, was jailed...

24 hour fitness challenge in Bedford for Children in Need

As Matt Baker and his pedal-powered One Show rickshaw team prepare to ride into town tomorrow, a Bedford-based personal trainer has been doing her bit...

Wixams’ residents spring into action at bulb planting event

Wixams' residents of all ages joined together on Saturday 16 November, to plant 1,000 spring bulbs throughout the village From toddlers to...