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Cadent Gas (repairs)video
800 homes and businesses in Wilstead have been without gas for almost 24 hours after a mains supply was ruptured in Cotton End but supply is expected to be restored shortly...
Police Line
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a collision involving two vehicles outside Bedfordshire Police's HQ in Kempston this morning...
Police Latest News
A Bedford drug dealer who stole from elderly neighbours has been jailed for six years after pleading guilty to possession with intent to supply Class A drugs, namely cocaine...
Latest News
Four people have been arrested as part of a murder investigation after a man was killed on Leven Walk in Brickhill last night (27 October).  They include: - A 54-year-old woman - A 26-year-old man - A 22-year-old man -...
A high-end recruitment group with global outreach is launching a new company in Bedford's burgeoning Castle Quarter, using it as a base to expand services into the region.
Bedford Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool
Over one thousand people has signed an online petition to save a much needed hydrotherapy pool, yet health chiefs have told Bedford Borough council they still plan to launch...
Bedford River Clean up truck full of rubbish pulled from the river
Saturday's Bedford RiverCare 2019 has been hailed a success after 150 volunteers pulled 107 bags of rubbish from the River Great Ouse and along its banks...
Cemeren Yilmaz
A 20 year old man and three 15 year olds who stabbed a battered another boy to death were today found guilty of murder. In the gang related attack one of...
Dinky Donuts
We all know Bedford is a great place to live, but what does it mean to be a true Bedfordian? The people at Explore Bedford think they know what it takes to follow in the footsteps of...
Shires House make safe demolitionvideo
Concerns were raised this morning as a demolition crew arrived at Shires House at Bedford Hospitals 'North Wing' Health Village and started to pull down parts of the building...