Saturday, September 19, 2020
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...
The Store
If you’ve walked past St Cuthbert’s Arcade recently, you can’t have helped but notice the new business that is preparing to open at the front of the...
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...
Dogfest Poster Dog Poo bins Russell Park
Bedfordians on both sides of the town have reacted angrily to mess caused by event organisers, one of which wasn't even being held in the Borough. Dogfest which took place...
A series of stickers featuring racist and inflammatory phrases - purporting to be from Extinction Rebellion - have been spotted on lampposts along the...
Bedford Repair Cafe
Bedford Repair Cafe is back again and the volunteer repairers, fixers and techies are ready to fix your world... Returning to the Tavistock Centre with...
Bins overflowing
Bedfordian's doing their best to beat lockdown boredom and entertain themselves and their families during half-term have been dismayed to find bins overflowing in some of Bedford's...
Bedford Borough Council has just announced that the tidy tip on Barkers Lane will close until further notice. In a statement, today (Tuesday) it said...
Otters
Bedford's otters are back and they've been spotted in and around the River Great Ouse, much to the delight of the town's nature lovers and photographers...
vehicle idling
Signs warning drivers to switch off their engines are being put up outside Bedford schools, with the first one positioned outside Bedford Girls’ School on...
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...
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...