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While works to ease congestion at the Clapham Road/Manton Lane and A6 roundabout will be completed this month, Green councillors have expressed their dismay...
Solar power
A 185-acre (75 hectares) 45MW solar farm, powering 15,000 homes a year, could soon be built between Bedford and Milton Keynes under new plans. The proposals by Renewable...
The ‘burnt-out wreck’ of Shires House at Bedford Hospital’s North Wing is ‘grim’ and is dragging the whole area down, a meeting was told. Bedford Borough Council’s...
Police Appeal witness
Bedfordshire CID is appealing for witnesses after a man sustained serious injuries after he tried to stop someone from breaking into his car on Tavistock Street on Monday...
(l-r) Tyrese Abbas and Ryan Edwards
Two men have been sentenced for robberies of taxi drivers in Bedfordshire, including one in Bedford in October 2019. Ryan Edwards, 23, of no fixed address, and Tyrese Abbas...
Christmas is approaching and councillors' thoughts have turned to how to support town centre businesses. Once again, there is an argument between other parties...
Bricks - Building
Breach of condition notices have been issued to a number of developers working on projects in Bedford Borough, for failing to comply with various heritage & planning compliance...
The Blues could have gone top of the Championship table this afternoon, but a Richmond side - enjoying a fine start of their own - stood in their way...
This October half term, Bedford families with children eligible for income-related free school meals, will receive half-term holiday food vouchers as well as a one-off payment...
Get ready for the scare of your life next week as Halloween Town haunts Bedford with a monster musical line-up of local talent and big-name acts. Billed as ‘The UK’s scariest...
BFARe protesters outside St Cuthbert's Hall EWR meeting with Mohammed Yasin MP 15 October
Bedfordians campaigning against the East-West Rail route have told the Bedford Independent a meeting with Simon Blanchflower, CEO of the East-West Rail Co (EWR Co)...
For the second year running, a student from Mark Rutherford School has received a Gold Award in an international essay writing competition run by the Royal Commonwealth...