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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...
Henry Vannvideo
More average speed camera sites have been announced in an effort to tackle dangerous driving in areas where local communities have called for them...
River Street Car Park Entrancevideo
Motorists using Bedford's River Street Car Park have been left confused after a new road layout opened with inadequate signage to tell drivers which way to go...
River Street Car Park Entrance
Two car parks in Bedford town centre will reopen on 15 June, with Government guidance allowing ‘non-essential’ shops to open on the same day.
River Street...
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...
A judicial review and a resubmitted planning application for the Fairhill Site, just off the A6 in Bedford, may delay the opening of Charles Wells' new brewery until 2020. A neighbouring land owner has called for a...
Covanta Incinerator at Rookery Pit Artist's Impression
Covanta have announced that they'll start building the controversial incinerator at Rookery Pit, just outside Stewartby, now that finances have been agreed...
Wyatt Road, unexplained deathvideo
Bedfordshire Police are investigating an unexplained death on Wyatt Road, Kempston. The road is closed at the High Street end while police gather evidence...
Lisa Huntvideo
https://youtu.be/pYwoP5B4z1Q Lisa, Amy and Paul took over at the end of last month, so we popped in at the weekend to meet them. In a statement on their Facebook page, former owners, Jan, Debbie and Doug, said:...
Esquires by Neil McCarty
Bedford's bands and musicians have been speaking about their love of Esquires and its importance in their own success...
Bedford Borough Council Bins
Bedford Borough Council are reminding everyone to make sure the check bin collection times over the Christmas and New Year. With bin collections not be happening on Christmas Day...
Texas Instruments
Bedford Heights, the former home of Texas Instruments, will host a reunion in May for ex staff of the electronics giant which operated in Bedford from 1960 until the...