Monday, March 18, 2019
As Clarence House homeless shelter celebrates its first birthday, it has been credited as a key initiative helping to tackle rough sleeping in Bedford Borough.
Bedford V Kempston March 2019
A bumper crowd at the Eyrie was treated to a gutsy performance from visitors Kempston Rovers as they did enough to emerge victorious in this feisty local contest...

In Bedford this week

Bedford Salvation Army calls for volunteers as debt service waiting times...

Bedford Salvation Army’s debt advice service is calling for more volunteers to help manage its six week waiting list so their small but dedicated team can...

Black Grape’s Kermit talks ringtones, Muppets and pretending to be normal

Prior to their Bedford gig at Esquires (an intimate venue for them) the Bedford Clanger’s Lloyd Lugsden got to chat to Kermit, MC with Black Grape and verbal sparring partner to Shaun Ryder.

Cotton End Forest School and Preschool opens to embrace outdoor learning

A brand-new forest school and preschool has opened in Cotton End just outside of Bedford and will look to embrace outdoor learning alongside its standard curriculum...

The battle of Bedford Borough as Rovers face Eagles this weekend

The Battle of Bedford Borough comes to The New Eyrie ground this Saturday as Bedford Town F.C take on Kempston Rovers. A struggling Rovers, sitting 15th in The Evo-Stik South Division One Central...

“I’ll be back… to read them a story” – Cranfield University...

Cranfield University are asking people if they'd be happy to leave their children to be looked after by a robot, as well as being used in a number of other situations that...

Bedford villages to get more average speed cameras

Bromham, Clapham, Colmworth, Elstow and Willington will soon have average speed cameras installed in an effort to increase road safety. Hillgrounds Road in Kempston and Mile Road in Bedford...

Bedfordshire Police increase patrols at mosques after New Zealand terrorist attack

Bedfordshire Police have said they are increasing patrols around mosques in the area following the terrorist attack in New Zealand. The decision to increase patrols comes after...

Your Bedford weekend: 15 – 17 March 2019

It's Friday, which means it's our round-up of the best of Bedford's live music, theatre, art, comedy and culture this weekend. From family-friendly fun at the Higgins to St Paddy's Day craic at Esquires...

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A woman walking through an alleyway running from Eastcotts Road to Bamford Road was assaulted by three men who then stole her purse on Monday night, 11 March. As she was walking through the alleyway, just...
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Omar Kouch, drummer with Bedford band, The Scruff, is currently on the transplant waiting list. He's been waiting nine months for a new kidney. Thousands of people in danger...
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Your Bedford weekend: 15 – 17 March 2019

It's Friday, which means it's our round-up of the best of Bedford's live music, theatre, art, comedy and culture this weekend. From family-friendly fun at the Higgins to St Paddy's Day craic at Esquires...

A third fewer rough sleepers in Bedford as homeless hostel celebrates...

As Clarence House homeless shelter celebrates its first birthday, it has been credited as a key initiative helping to tackle rough sleeping in Bedford Borough.

Derby-day delight for Kempston Rovers as they soar above Eagles

A bumper crowd at the Eyrie was treated to a gutsy performance from visitors Kempston Rovers as they did enough to emerge victorious in this feisty local contest...

Two men arrested after county lines raid in Bedford

Two men were arrested this morning after an early morning raid by police officers carrying out an on-going investigation into county drugs lines. Cannabis, mobile phones, money, and...

Mixed bag home and away for Bedford Hockey Club

The day's play at Chester Road got off to a flying start on Saturday, with the Ladies' 7s netting a goal against Welwyn within the opening seconds of the match...

Conservatives launch their Bedford Borough Mayoral manifesto

Conservative Bedford Borough Mayoral Candidate, Gianni Carofano has launched his mayoral manifesto, which he says will give Bedford what residents have told him they want for the Borough....

Appeal for witnesses after woman assaulted in Bedford alleyway

A woman walking through an alleyway running from Eastcotts Road to Bamford Road was assaulted by three men who then stole...

Brexit in Bedford: MPs react to last night’s vote, how will...

MPs in Bedford Borough have give us their views on the vote last night to accept, or reject, a new EU deal put on the table by the Prime Minister. Theresa May's amended deal, was rejected by...

CC Smugglers headline Music for Lulu charity concert at the Ent...

This Friday 15 March, the CC Smugglers will headline the Music for Lulu charity event at the Ent Shed, raising money for the Lulu's Fight Against Neuroblastoma campaign.
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