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Yellow Warning 15 16 December
The Met Office has warned Bedfordians to be prepared for freezing rain, widespread ice and dangerous travelling conditions this weekend. Weather experts say...
The media has recently been full of conflicting information about what can and can’t be fed to waterfowl as winter approaches, causing a lot of confusion with those wanting to know what's best for our feathered friends.
Longholme Otter
It is 18 months since Andreas Doverstav and Tom Healey took over The Longholme Cafe by the boating lake in Bedford. In that time, they've worked tirelessly with Bedford Borough Council to clear the lake of weeds and have greatly enhanced the whole area.
Bedfordshire Against Covanta Incinerator
A controversial incinerator to be built by Covanta in Marston Vale has been given the go-ahead despite an appeal by local campaign group BACI (Bedfordshire Against Covanta Incinerator). In the High Court today, Mrs Justice Lang...
Priory Country Park
Bedford's Priory Country Park has been recognised by the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame for the fifth year in a row. The park has once again been awarded a Certificate of Excellence recognising consistently high rates from travellers. TripAdvisor's ‘Certificates of Excellence’...