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Before March 2020, Marianna Slivnitskaya was a fit and healthy mother of teenage twins with a job in London and a passion for running. She ran regularly with her friends from Transition Coaching, exercised six days a week and was...
Imagine being so dedicated to something that you want to be reminded every time that you open your door. Well, that is exactly what Bedfordian Pritti Saggi has done, with the help of local illustrator Sarah Harrison...
vaccine
Local health chiefs were grilled by councillors for not releasing information about Covid-19 (coronavirus) vaccinations in Bedford. Some elected members at the borough council believe a reluctance to provide up to date information is causing...
Heavy rain forecast tomorrow (Wednesday) has seen four flood alerts put in place throughout Bedford Borough. The Environment Agency's advice to homeowners is 'be prepared' as flooding is possible...
vaccine
Bedford's second COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccination centre has opened today (14 January) at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara Temple on Ford End Road. The centre, which will be run by family...
High Street improvements
The transformation of Bedford High Street will begin in February, with the first phase completed by July and the entire project finished by November. The regeneration will see widened pavements and the High Street reduced to one lane of traffic to...
coronavirus
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...
Systemic racism and a lack of trust in authority could be helping push high rates of Covid-19 (coronavirus) infection in Bedford, a meeting heard. A Bedford Borough Council meeting yesterday (Monday) saw a league table of recent cases...
Newborn baby
Following an inspection in November 2020, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has warned Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that it must make significant and immediate improvements to the maternity services at Bedford Hospital and has served...
Vaccine elderly
People are being warned to be vigilant as a growing number of scams are appearing and asking for people's financial details to register for a COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccination Police forces across...
Motorists are advised to avoid Manton Lane at the weekend as it will be closed while a new footbridge is installed. The installation, which aims to improve pedestrian safety and traffic flow, was delayed due to an outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus)...
Bedfordshire Police have shut down two cannabis factories in two north Bedfordshire and seized around 100 plants. The raids carried out in Bolnhurst and Sharnbrook on Wednesday and Thursday (13 and...