Saturday, September 19, 2020
Until further notice, Turvey residents are advised by Anglian Water not to drink their tap water. It follows third party damage to a nearby water...
For the first time since the end of March, vans and most trailers will be able to return to Bedford's household waste recycling centre...
Summer storm time-lapse over Bedford. Image: Don Weeraserievideo
Bedford film-maker, Don Weeraserie, turned storm chaser this summer, when he set himself the challenge of capturing a time-lapse of a storm making its way across the Bedfordshire...
Badger
Have you noticed more wildlife activity in your garden or local park since lockdown? If so, wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES)...
Bedford's Etienne Stott, who won gold in the 2012 Olympic Games, has backed a new international competition featuring virtual and sustainable challenges. The Planet Earth Games is a...
Tick biting lyme disease
People are being warned to stick to clearly defined paths in Bedford's local parks and open spaces after two two cases of Lyme disease from tick bites in Bedford Park were reported. Lyme disease...
Trees along The Embankment with their lockdown haircuts
What on Earth was in the mind of those who ‘trimmed’ the beautiful willows along the Embankment?  Having planted the summer bedding plants, which are promising a beautiful...
Anglian Water van livery
Anglian Water have been served an abatement order notice after Riverfield Drive residents complained about smells coming from a nearby sewage treatment plant. Long-suffering residents of the...
Embankment flowers summer 2020
Visitors to Bedford’s Embankment will be met with a riot of colour this summer, as 20,000 sunflowers, marigolds, petunias, geraniums and verbena...
speakers noise
A Kempston man has had stereos, speakers and a TV seized after blasting his neighbours with contnuous noise from early morning to late at night. Residents of Eastdale Close, Kempston...
Cllr Jake Sampson
Bedford Borough’s largest housing association, bpha, has been urged to be bold and aim higher to improve the energy efficiency of its homes after its own...
hedgerows
Bedford's bees and bugs will be able to enjoy more habitats throughout the Borough with the planting of new hedgerows and areas of natural grass...