The newly refurbished Kings Bridge over the River Great Ouse between Oasis Beach Pool and Aspects Leisure Park will reopen to the public next week...
In the final part of a series of articles on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc (OxCam Arc), the Bedford Independent looks at its possible impact on Bedford’s environment. The government’s Arc spatial framework...
30 electric vehicle (EV) charging points are being installed in streets across Bedford thanks to a £96,000 grant. The funding is from the Office for Zero Emission Vehicles (OZEV) and the...
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...
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...
Following a routine inspection, urgent work is taking place to repair the bridge at the entrance to Bedford Crematorium on Norse Road. Erosion of the bank supporting the bridge has been identified...
The River Great Ouse, Bedford: The Swan hotel and the town's famous swans.
The River Great Ouse in Bedford is looking lovely today. We took these quick pictures on a walk this morning (14 May) and though we'd share them with our readers. The river enters...
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...
Covanta Incinerator at Rookery Pit Artist's Impression
Bedford Borough Council is facing criticism today after it awarded a new waste contract to Veolia who will be sending residents' rubbish to the controversial Covanta incinerator in Stewartby. Only...
In the second of a series of articles on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc (OxCam Arc), the Bedford Independent looks at the impact it could have on Bedford Borough’s demographics and higher education...
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...
Carlton Harrold Bridge flood
Harrold Community Fire Station's drone training this week created an incredible opportunity to film the flooded bridge in the village...