1,800 solar panels are being installed at a new green innovation park that is transforming a former landfill site in Elstow, Bedfordshire. The Bedford Green Technology and Innovation Park will sit...
Bedford's award-winning Priory Country Park is set for major improvements to make the pathways accessible to more people and to encourage visitors to enjoy outdoor exercise...
A young resident from Rehold has written to the Prime Minister to ask him to reconsider the East West Rail route. Nature-loving Jacob Harker, aged six, who lives with his family in Renhold, sent the letter to Boris Johnson...
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...
Two local businesses are working together to bring Bedford's first 'living wall' to an overlooked corner of St Cuthbert's Street. The patch of wall, on the side of The Store at St Cuthbert's Arcade, will soon be home...
The annual Spring spectacle along Bedford's Embankment has burst into life, with over 40,000 tulips taking centre stage. The bulbs were planted in the autumn along with bedding plants...
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...
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...
I am reaching out to my local newspaper to address an issue that has concerned me and I'm sure fellow Bedfordians. It seems such a minute problem but it all feeds into the bigger...
Organisers of the Bedford Repair Cafe and Cranfield University's director of manufacturing have welcomed the introduction of the Right to Repair law as a step towards a more sustainable economy...
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...
No date has yet been set for a return to normal at the tidy tip in Bedford as a top officer revealed that online pre-booking could have a permanent role in the future...