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coronavirus latest updates
We are regularly updating this blog with the latest coronavirus statistics from Public Health England and any further details we receive from Bedford Hospital. All data is correct at time of...
Bedford Borough Mayoral election 2019 results
The polls in Bedford Borough closed at 10pm on 2 May. While many areas across the UK have counted well into the night, and already announced their results, Bedford Borough...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Bedford Hospital has confirmed they are treating a patient with COVID-19 (coronavirus). It is the first case in Bedford. In a statement to the Bedford Independent just before midnight yesterday...
coronavirus
Bedford Borough has the highest coronavirus infection rate within the Eastern region. And with 685 confirmed cases and 174 deaths recorded at Bedford...
Castle Mound attack 23 July
Shocking videos of a teenage girl being beaten-up by a gang in broad daylight at Bedford's Castle Mound yesterday (23 July), have been posted on...
Bedford's Oasis Swimming Pool has been branded "disgusting" after its outside has been allowed to deteriorate with little to no apparent evidence of repairs or maintenance. The operators Fusion...
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...
coronavirus
A rise in cases or coronavirus could result in a local lockdown warn Borough leaders.The government has named Bedford as an 'area of concern' as 97 cases...
A fire has broken out at Bedford's North Wing Hospital. We're on the scene and will bring you regular updates as we have them...
Latest News
Two men, both from Great Denham, arrested on suspicion of causing or inciting a child under 16 to engage in sexual activity, have been bailed with conditions while the police investigation continues. The 39-year-old man and...
Bedford Festival of Motoring 3
It's likely to have been the best Bedford Kite Festival yet, with much more on offer than previous years and thousands descending on Russell Park and the Embankment to enjoy...
Bedfordshire Police have reported that four people, who were in self-isolation following concerns they may have displayed signs of COVID-19, have...