Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service used specialist drone equipment to monitor rescue efforts and help map flooding.
Various parts of Bedford Borough have been issued flood warnings as the River Great Ouse rises.
It has already burst its banks in North Bedfordshire villages and threatens to do so in other...
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...
Bedford Borough communities have rallied round to help neighbours and strangers alike, as flooding swept through the town and villages after heavy rainfall began...
A number of roads in North Bedfordshire have been closed and cars have become stuck following widespread flooding in the area.  Bedford Borough Council, the Police and the Fire and Rescue...
Bedford Market
The first sustainable market to be held in Bedford will launch this weekend, featuring food, homewares and toiletries from local suppliers...
After three days of rising waters along the River Great Ouse, the Environment Agency has lifted the severe flood warning. While river levels are expected to remain high over coming days, 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...
Bedford Borough Council Bins
In an effort to reduce its reliance on single-use plastic, Bedford Borough Council has confirmed it will no longer provide orange sacks to households that have an orange bin. In addition, this year the Council will not be printing...
A series of stickers featuring racist and inflammatory phrases - purporting to be from Extinction Rebellion - have been spotted on lampposts along the...
A leading councillor is “optimistic” that the first school run traffic ban will be introduced “in the near future” at a site in Bedford borough. Responding to a question from a Green party councillor, the portfolio holder for environment...
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...