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An eight-year-old from Riverfield Drive who submitted her CV to an online recruitment company has been offered an interview for a £65,000 a year...
Bill Chandi recognition award
Marston Moretaine Postmaster, Bill Chandi, has been given a special Post Office recognition award for the role he played in helping to mark the 100th birthday of Captain Sir Tom. The...
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A Bedford resident has raised concerns over a recently realigned footpath that they are concerned could become a "mugger's paradise". Tim Durrant of Tennyson Road, walks regularly...
A Facebook foodie page which aims to uncover Britain's hidden 'foodie' gems, has paid tribute to a local man with a review of Bedford's Mamma Concetta. Jonathan Thorpe, of nearby...
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As some elements of lockdown are eased, businesses in Bedford are beginning to cautiously contemplate the ‘new normal’ and what a safe and open town...
Bedford station is looking brighter, thanks to dozens of posters by young local artists who wanted to say "thank you" to key workers using Bedford station to get to work.  Station Manager...
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A Bedford pensioner is currently enduring a 140-mile round trip to visit his wife who is being cared for in East London as there are no suitable mental health inpatient beds in Bedfordshire. The case highlights...
In this second part of a two-part series looking into the preliminary data for COVID-19 involved deaths in Bedford Borough, the...
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...
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A Government inspector has ordered Bedford Borough Council to pay costs after “unreasonable” delays in making a planning decision. Dominic Batchelor was so fed up with waiting for...
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Now, more than ever, high-quality journalism is of vital importance. The Bedford Independent is proud to provide impartial, fact-checked and comprehensive reporting of the...
Bromham Road rail bridge
Drivers may have to wait until Summer to cross the new Bromham Road rail bridge, but it's official - cyclists and pedestrians can now safely access the...