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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...
Richard Garrett
The trouble with being asked to write an obituary for my husband Rich is that he was a larger than life character and I have no idea how to do justice to the giant who has been by...
Simon Mushonga photo
A fundraising page has been set up for Simon Mushonga, the Bedford man murdered in Kettering at the weekend. The page, set up by a family members is asking for support to raise the £5000 needed to send Simon...
Bedford Blues LuLu's Appealvideo
If it wasn't for the feeding tube you'd think Lulu De Vries was any other care-free five-year-old as she laughs, plays and jumps all over the Bedford Blues players visiting her today....
Dave Denton cake and cheers
An 81-year-old Bedford window cleaner has been thanked and honoured at a surprise birthday party by some of the 30 businesses he cleans windows for. Dave Denton has been cleaning...
Emmaus Swan Hotel
As the Bedford Swan Hotel undergoes a complete refurbishment, Emmaus Village Carlton has benefited from a bumper furniture donation. The hotel's restaurant...
Graham Mayles Christmas Lights Woottonvideo
Drive through Wootton at this time of year and you'd be forgiven for thinking you'd reached Father Christmas' grotto in the north pole, as local festive fan Graham Mayles...
Save Bedford Town Centre's Marks and Spencer
The possible closure of Bedford’s Town Centre Marks & Spencer has created a wave of support for the high street shop that’s been a favourite of Bedford shoppers for many years...
Save Bedford Town Centre's Marks and Spencer
People have taken to the streets to show their support for Bedford Town Centre’s Marks & Spencer, with the Bedford Independent backed community-led campaign hearing...
Texas Instruments Reunion 3
Over 300 former employees of Texas Instruments (TI) returned to Bedford Heights, the company's former UK headquarters, on Brickhill Drive this weekend for a reunion...