Bedford Borough Council and the Harpur Shopping Centre have signed up as Refill Stations, helping Refill Bedford create a network of local places where...
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...
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...
Embankment spring planting
As ever, Bedford Embankment is a riot of colour in the Spring sunshine. The annual floral spectacle is created by the council's Parks and Open Spaces team, using thousands of bulbs and bedding plants...
Bedford Town Centre
In response to overwhelming public support, the council is implementing measures to tackle street drinking and related anti-social behaviour in the Bedford town centre.
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...
While the team at Longholme Café have dedicated hours of their time and effort over the past three years, to keep the boating lake clear of weeds, this year, thanks to coronavirus...
Bedford Town Centre
A new contract for enforcement officers, preventing anti-social behaviour in Bedford, has been awarded to District Enforcement Ltd...
Bus Lane
A plan to kick some taxis and private hire cars out of three of Bedford’s bus lanes has been slammed by drivers and councillors alike. Bedford Borough Council is consulting...
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Scientists from Cranfield University will be exploring the impact of emissions from shipping and cruises in the Arctic region thanks to new funding. In a joint project a team from...
Bedford Borough Council have said that around 40 properties were flooded after the River Great Ouse burst its banks over the Christmas bank holiday. Around 1300 households were visited and advised to evacuate...
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...