Heavy rain forecast tomorrow (Wednesday) has seen four flood alerts put in place throughout Bedford Borough. The Environment Agency's advice to homeowners is 'be prepared' as flooding is possible...
Longholme Otter
For many years, the build up of weeds in the Longholme boating lake has been a blot on the Bedford landscape. A partnership between the Longholme, voluneers...
kids cycling
Bedford's Green Party councillors are calling for safer spaces for cyclists and pedestrians following Government advice that people should currently...
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...
In preparation for refurbishment works later in the year, St Peter's Street car park will be closed for 24 hours from 7 to 8 January. As part of a large scale investment in car parks...
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...
Bedford Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament has always appreciated the Mayor and Deputy Mayor’s support for what we aim to do, which is to uphold the nuclear Non-Proliferation...
Unenviable 4am starts and incredible patience have paid off for Bedford filmmaker Don Weerasirie, as he today unveils his beautiful new documentary, shining a spotlight on the wildlife of Bedfordshire…
Yellow weather warning 25 to 26 June 2019
The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of a thunderstorm across Bedford Borough next week. In fact they've issued the warning for pretty much the whole of England...
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...
Bedford River Clean up truck full of rubbish pulled from the river
Saturday's Bedford RiverCare 2019 has been hailed a success after 150 volunteers pulled 107 bags of rubbish from the River Great Ouse and along its banks...
Bedford bus station
Rumours that Bedford’s Bus Station could be closed due to excessive pigeon poo are false the council has said. Questions about the cleanlinesses of the Bus Station were asked at...