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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
River Street Car Park Entrance
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...
Castle Road RTC 17 May 2019
A Bedford woman in her 70s remains in a critical condition after a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Castle Road on Friday evening (17 May)...
Esquires by Neil McCarty
Bedford's bands and musicians have been speaking about their love of Esquires and its importance in their own success...
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...
Bedford river bridge St Paul's
Bedford has ranked second in a poll of the best places to live in Bedfordshire in this year's Muddy Stilettos' website poll. The county town came second only to Ampthill out of the eight...
homeless man
The number of rough sleepers in Bedford has dropped by 33% in the last 12 months from 76 to 51 people on the streets overnight. Sam Price from Bedford's Homeless Partnership has...
Thanks to the efforts of local tour guide and historian, David Fowler, and with contributions from Castle Ward councillors David Fletcher and Luigi Reale, the ancient lime kiln underneath Castle Quay can now be accessed for guide walks.