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Police Line
Bedfordshire Police were called just before 7pm on Saturday (25 January) to a report of a four-car collision in High Street, Bedford, between Debenhams...
Richard Fuller MP speaking in Parliament
MP for North East Bedfordshire, Richard Fuller (Con), has said that more needs to be done to take into account shortages of public services, like GP appointments, because...
Scott Primary SMART
When the weather started to get chillier, the children at Scott Primary School in Brickhill wanted to help those in need. The School Council, made up...
Brewpoint Brewery Artists Impressionvideo
Brewpoint, the new flagship Bedford brewery, venue and home of Wells & Co in Fairhill, near Clapham is gathering momentum, and the Bedford Independent...
NSPCC Bedford Blues
The NSPCC appeared at the first Bedford Blues home game of the year to raise awareness of the charity and promote its PANTS campaign...
Bricks - Building
The Chair of Bedford Borough Council’s Planning Committee has hailed the adoption of the Bedford Borough Local Plan as a major boost for its work in...
Prison x-ray
Troubled HMP Bedford is among 16 of the most challenging prisons to receive innovative new security measures as part of the Government’s crackdown on...
Bedfordshire Police is appealing for the public’s help to trace a 15-year-old boy who has been missing repeatedly for the past six months. Kane Duffy was...
Health overview & scrutiny committee
Furious Bedford councillors will be firing off an angry letter to the town’s hospital and health commissioners over the closure of a well-used hydrotherapy...
Bromham Bridge replacement
Network Rail is inviting residents in Bedford to find out more about the next stage of work to upgrade Bromham Road bridge, as part of the Midland Main...
RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch
Binoculars at the ready - the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch takes place from 25 - 27 January and everyone in Bedford is encouraged to take part...
councillors
On Sunday 19 January, five former Bedford Borough councillors were recognised for their years of dedication to public service. At the ceremony, former...