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Tributes have been paid to a Kempston man who died at the weekend after becoming injured in the street. Flowers were left at the site in Bedford Road where he was found...
Bedfordshire Police have confirmed a man has died after he was involved in a serious collision between a car and a motorcycle in Kempston last week...
A home along Bedford's Embankment has recently been sold with an asking price of £2 million, causing some to wonder if it's the highest priced home in the town. While some homes...
One of the UK's leading 'variety retailers' is continuing to invest in Bedford with plans to open a second store in the town on Riverfield Drive. The retailer...
Wyatt Road, unexplained death
Bedfordshire Police are investigating an unexplained death on Wyatt Road, Kempston. The road is closed at the High Street end while police gather evidence...
Spaghetti Johns outside
Bedfordian foodies have expressed their sadness this morning at the news that Spaghetti Johns on Castle Lane, Bedford has closed. In a statement on their Facebook...
Castle Mound slide (April Fool 2022)
Bedford's Castle Mound is getting upgraded to become part of a new tourist attraction which will see a slide installed in the centre of town. The slide, which will use the mound's natural...
Sunday Times Best Places to Live
For the second year running, Bedford has featured in the Sunday Times’ top ten best places to live in the East of England. The list takes into account schools and house prices...
Made in Bedford
This month, the team behind the popular Made in Bedford artisan fairs will open their new café and shop at Number 13 in St Paul’s Square, showcasing local artists, makers and designers...
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Bedfordshire Police have secured a closure on a property suspected of being used as a brothel. Three women and two men were also safeguarded after the operation in...
Rushmoor School
The Rushmoor and St Andrews Schools Alliance is celebrating today after being granted planning approval to build on land off Clapham Road and Manton Lane. However, local...
Cyclist Josh Quigley, who is embarking on a round-the-world bike ride, received a £75 fine from a Bedford enforcement officer for cycling through the town centre this week.