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Coronavirus

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. 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.

 

Office coronavirus

To support the vital frontline workers at Bedford Hospital, a charity is raising funds to purchase essential items - plus morale-boosting cake - as part...
Coronavirus
The latest figures on the Public Health England website, updated this afternoon (Friday), confirm that there are now 20 coronavirus cases in Bedford...
Money
Those who are struggling financially as a result of the coronavirus pandemic are being offered help with their Council Tax. Bedford Borough Council already has a 100% Council Tax Reduction...
Bedford Hospital entrance
The number of coronavirus patients being treated at Bedford Hospital has risen to 12, it has been confirmed. The current total of cases in the UK is 11,658...
The Chairman of Bedford Athletic Rugby Club has today appealed for financial help from members and the general public as the coronavirus pandemic has...
Sarah Ashley
A woman from Bedford who has recovered from the coronavirus is urging people to heed the government advice and stay in doors...
#clapforourcarers
At 8pm on Thursday 26 March, thousands of people from Bedford Borough took to their front gardens, windows and streets to simultaneously send a message...
Coronavirus public parks sign
Like the rest of the UK, Bedford is in 'lockdown' as the Government imposes restrictions on movement and social interaction to reduce the rate of coronavirus infection. But what are your...
Bricks - Building
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has this afternoon announced the support package that the government has outlined for self-employed workers...
Bedford prison
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis, prison visits are temporarily suspended in all prisons in England and Wales, including at HMP Bedford...
The Southern League, where Bedford Town and Kempston Rovers ply their trade, has been cancelled following a universal decision from the FA...
To help keep the railway running for key workers, Network Rail is appealing for former professional signallers in Bedfordshire to help out during the...