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The Arcade
If you’ve visited the Arcade, connecting Bedford High Street and Harpur Street, over the last few months you can’t help but notice the amount of building and development work going on. And while the work is...
The man murdered during a shooting in Leven Walk on Saturday (27 October) has been named as 20 year old Patryk Olowniuk, from Bedford. Emergency services were called to the street in Brickhill at around 9.40pm....
John Howard Statue
A statue of the great prison reformer and former High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, John Howard overlooks St Paul's Square in Bedford, 241 years since he began campaigning for improvements in prisons. In the wake of a...
appeal
Bedfordshire Police have launched a murder investigation and appeal for information after a man was killed in Leven Walk last night (Saturday 27 Oct). Police and ambulance crews were called to the area at around 9:40pm after...
Twinwood Festival 2018
https://youtu.be/FouAUcrAP0g We spoke to Sarah Dunn from Twinwood Festival about the world famous vintage festival right on our doorstep, and how you can get tickets for 2019!
Upton Court, Bedford
Bedfordshire Police have issued a three-month closure order on a property in Upton Court, Bedford following a hearing at Luton Magistrate’s Court earlier today. Officers in the...
Embrace
Bedfordshire Police praised the 'team effort' that helped win the Embrace Child Victims of Crime (CVOC) Fundraising Force of the Year 2018 award, at an event in London last week. Embrace CVOC is a national charity which has worked tirelessly...
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...
Arrest Police
Three men have been arrested for drug offences after a warrant by Bedfordshire Police’s new Boson north team in Coventry Road...
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...
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 Suspension Bridge
A Remembrance Day yarn bombing of Bedford’s Victorian suspension bridge, to Mark 100 years since the end of World War 1, has been given the go ahead. The yarn bombing is being organised by local artist...