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Faces cafe
This week, the doors opened at Food@FACES, the 'pay as you feel' café at the Community Centre in Church Lane in Bedford. Run by family support charity...
Cat cafe
A mother and daughter from Bedford are aiming to open the town's first cat cafe, where guests can enjoy the therapeutic benefits of spending time with cats...
Operation Aldenvideo
“If you’re running a drugs line in Bedford, we’re coming after you,” is the message from DI Graham McMillan of Bedfordshire Police after the successful arrest of two suspected drug...
Charge/Arrest Bedford Bedfordshire Police
Bedfordshire Police have confirmed a man has been charged in connection with an incident in London Road, Bedford, last Wednesday where a man was stabbed...
Bromham Road Bridgevideo
The replacement of Bromham Road Bridge is growing nearer, as the old bridge was demolished on Saturday 2 November. Network Rail has shared time-lapse footage...
British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field
A 17-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, after being stabbed on London Road, Bedford. Police were called to the scene earlier this afternoon and the teenager...
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for information after three incidents where fireworks were pushed through the letterbox of the same address in Goldington...
Charles Wells
The teenage victim of sexual assault has spoken out after her perpetrator was jailed for three years today (Friday), for abusing her and her sibling. 
Rickshaw Challenge
The BBC Children in Need Rickshaw Challenge will ride into Harpur Square at 7pm this evening and they're hoping for a warm Bedford welcome.
BI Awards - BI only
The Bedford Independent in partnership with the Harpur Trust is proud to announce a new series of awards to recognise organisations and individuals who make Bedford brilliant. The Bedford Independent...
love in a bag
The charitable project that aims to show vulnerable people some love and kindness at Christmas is back in Bedford - and support is coming from businesses...
Bedford Hospital entrance
A coroner has demanded action by Bedford Hospital to close loopholes in procedures and training that she believes may lead to more patient deaths...