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Bedford Town Centre
As some elements of lockdown are eased, businesses in Bedford are beginning to cautiously contemplate the ‘new normal’ and what a safe and open town...
Bill Chandi recognition award
Marston Moretaine Postmaster, Bill Chandi, has been given a special Post Office recognition award for the role he played in helping to mark the 100th birthday of Captain Sir Tom. The...
We are regularly updating this blog with the latest coronavirus statistics from Public Health England and any further details we receive from Bedford Hospital. All data is correct at time of...
emmaus village carlton shop
Bedford Borough's Emmaus Village in Carlton says it will start taking donations again from next week, after closing due to the coronavirus pandemic. Last month, the charity launched...
Tom Carr
Mental Health Awareness Week (18 -24 May), is an opportunity for all of us to think about a topic that has gained traction in recent years; our mental health. Mental health is...
pharmacy
Normally most of us would be clued up on what we'd need to do if we or a loved one was ill on a three-day weekend, but thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, things aren't as...
In this second part of a two-part series looking into the preliminary data for COVID-19 involved deaths in Bedford Borough, the...
The much-anticipated re-opening of the Barkers Lane Tidy Tip has been announced for Monday 11 May, but bookings to visit the site must be made in advance...
Bedford station is looking brighter, thanks to dozens of posters by young local artists who wanted to say "thank you" to key workers using Bedford station to get to work.  Station Manager...
Richard Fuller MP speaking in Parliament
North East Bedfordshire MP, Richard Fuller says he "understands and accepts" the Prime Minister's decision to not sack Dominic Cummings, despite not being able to see his...
Weller Wing
A Bedford pensioner is currently enduring a 140-mile round trip to visit his wife who is being cared for in East London as there are no suitable mental health inpatient beds in Bedfordshire. The case highlights...
Dominic Cummings - REUTERS:Hannah McKay
Journalism, has, on the whole, had a good crisis. My former trade has held the government's feet to the fire and highlighted key failures. But on Dominic Cummings it's fallen down - badly...