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All the latest, fact-checked news about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and how it is affecting Bedford, Bedford Town, Bedford Borough, Bedford businesses and Bedford people in one place.

For the latest coronavirus stats in Bedford, please read:
Coronavirus: latest confirmed cases in Bedford Borough

As we publish news articles relating to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Bedford, they will be added to this archive for easy access.

All of the team at Bedford Independent live in and around Bedford Borough and we aim to report on the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on local people, local business and local economy.

Please check & follow the latest Government Advice and, if you suspect you have symptoms, follow the NHS guidelines.

Devonshire Arms
A number of Bedford's pub landlords and bar owners have hit out at the latest government coronavirus restrictions, which place Bedford Borough in...
Bedford has been confirmed as emerging from lockdown on 2 December in Tier 2: High Alert.Social mixing outside of households or support bubbles will...
Mid Bedfordshire MP, Nadine Dorries has faced criticism following a message sent to a constituent from one of her caseworkers. The email is in response to a question about whether it will...
The introduction of 10 short-term parking bays designed to support Bedford's growing 'click and collect' economy have been welcomed by the town's retailers. The bays, at various locations...
Fusion at Home
Almost ten months since they closed for the coronavirus pandemic, Fusion Lifestyle has launched streamed fitness classes for Bedfordians to stay fit at home. Fusion Lifestyle run eight publically...
Councillors in Bedford have urged residents not to listen to an “increasingly noisy minority” of coronavirus conspiracy theorists. They pointed to a record and an increasing number of...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson has defended his and the Council's handling of its contract with Fusion, debunking comments by opposition councillors as "mischievous". He also said that...
Fitness At Home
As lockdown 2.0 continues, many of us will be wondering how we can continue our daily routine, not least staying healthy and fit. Towers Health & Racquets Club on Clapham Road, Bedford...
Eleven businesses in Bedford that have stayed open illegally during national lockdown restrictions have been served prohibition notices by Bedford Borough Council's Environmental Health team. Two fines...
Spread the love feature
The threat of Bedford Borough emerging from the latest lockdown straight into Tier 2 restrictions is a very real possibility, based on current COVID-19 (coronavirus) infection rates. The existing...
coronavirus testing
As Bedford hits a record number of daily COVID-19 (coronavirus) cases and a burgeoning number of people battle the illness in hospital, residents are being urged to knuckle down and stick to...
University of Bedfordshire
A new walk-in coronavirus (COVID-19) walk-in testing centre is to open at the University of Bedfordshire's Polhill Campus. The centre, which will be in the campus Car Park on Polhill Avenue will...