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Team members at a residential home that cares for children with complex needs and disabilities are celebrating winning a national stepathon competition...
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Bedford Borough Council has said the Omicron variant of COVID-19 has been detected in the Borough and is linked to international travel. Vicky Head, Director of Public Health at Bedford Borough Council...
A greater proportion of unvaccinated people will end up in hospital, but as there are so few unvaccinated in the community, they don’t make up the bulk of inpatients, a meeting has heard. Ian...
Controversial Covid advice issued to schools, colleges, parents and carers at the end of the half-term holidays is to be reviewed as it's announced that Covid rates across the Borough...
Putnoe Medical Centre
A GP's surgery in Bedford has made the decision to employ a security guard on its premises to protect its staff and patients from an increasing number of verbal and physical threats...
The Covid vaccine might not stop you from catching the virus – but its purpose is to prevent you from getting severely ill, attendees on a Q&A Zoom call were told. On Thursday (4 November)...
New guidance sent to Bedford schools by the council's Director of Public Health during half-term does not officially align with Department for Education policy. Ben Pearson, the Bedford...
A Bedford woman recovering from Breast Cancer is encouraging all women to make sure they continue to always be 'breast aware' and check themselves for cancer symptoms regularly...
Parents in Bedford have expressed frustration at being told 'last minute' about new COVID-19 guidance for schools, including children wearing masks, saying there will now be increased...
Bedford Borough Council’s Local Outbreak Engagement Board has been told there have been 242,055 doses of COVID-19 vaccines given out in Bedford Borough. Dan Ibeziako, head...
The Covid-19 situation in Bedford is stable but at "quite a high level," said Vicky Head, Director of Public Health for Bedford Borough, Central Bedfordshire and Milton Keynes at...
Bedford Hospital entrance
If it wasn’t for the hospital bed, you’d be forgiven for thinking this was a cosy room in someone’s house. Soft furnishings and butterfly themed art adorn the walls, but the air is...