Bedford's River Great Ouse, Longholme Boat House, Longholme Lake and Butterfly Bridge. Credit: ADC Films
Bedford Borough Council has confirmed that magnet fishing is not permitted in any of the Borough's rivers or lakes, after two unexploded devices have been dredged from the river since the...
Lightning and rainbow over Bedford. Image-Daniel Churchill, 20 July 2021
A Bedford photographer has captured an incredible mix of lightning, dark clouds, sunshine and a rainbow in the skies over the Borough last night (Tuesday). Daniel Churchill, who shares...
Bottle bank overflowing
A combination of lorry driver shortages, vastly increased alcohol consumption and closed charity shops are putting council waste collection services under growing pressure. Councillors were…
Bedford and Kempston MP and former Queen's Park councillor, Mohammad Yasin, has welcomed new signage in the area, saying that Queen's Park is finally getting the recognition it deserves...
ZeroAvia’s R&D aircraft crashed during a routine test flight just outside Cranfield airport. Image: Reader photo
A hydrogen-powered plane hailed as the world's first hydrogen fuel cell-powered commercial-grade aircraft has crashed just outside of Cranfield airport. ZeroAvia’s R&D aircraft made an...
Bedford's first 'living wall' has been installed on St Cuthbert's Street, thanks to a collaboration between businesses and a grant from Bedford Borough Council. Over 11 square metres of over 1,000 plants...
Extinction Rebellion Bedford
Bedfordshire's Extinction Rebellion (XR) group have welcomed Bedford Borough Council's declaration of a 'climate emergency', but want assurances the decision isn't just gesture politics...
A species of moth caterpillars have set up home in around 100ft of trees and hedgerow in Elstow, creating a ghostly, but totally harmless, spectacle. The blanket of caterpillar webs is the work of ermine moth caterpillars...
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...
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...
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...