Friday, September 18, 2020
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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.

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.

A PE teacher from Bedford is undertaking a marathon fundraising effort today, by running 26.3miles in his garden. Matthew Phelan teaches...
Bedford College volunteers
Two IT lecturers from Bedford College IT are putting their skills to good use, helping others in the current Covid-19 crisis.Tariq Hussain has been...
Bedford Borough Council has just announced that the tidy tip on Barkers Lane will close until further notice. In a statement, today (Tuesday) it said...
Coronavirus
The latest figures on the Public Health England website, updated this afternoon (Friday), confirm that there are now 20 coronavirus cases in Bedford...
QPCO
A community service supporting vulnerable people and run entirely by volunteers has opened in Queens Park.The Food Parcel Delivery was created by...
coronavirus testing
A more accurate picture of the number of coronavirus cases in Bedford and the rest of the UK is now being reported by Public Health England. And while it...
Capt Tom Bedford Schoolvideo
Bedford School might not be full of pupils this week, but the Great Hall was a hive of activity yesterday (Tuesday) as the school took delivery of over 40,000 birthday cards for Captain Tom...
coronavirus testing
The 'deep-dive' investigation into the reasons why Bedford's coronavirus infection rate is not dropping, in-line with the national average, won't reveal its findings for at least another...
coronavirus testing
Cases of coronavirus have risen slightly since last week, but are still below the previous high rate across Bedford Borough. There have been 11.5 cases of coronavirus per 100,000...
A leading Bedford politician is urging residents to show caution when pubs, restaurants, barbers and hairdressers re-open this weekend...
To support the vital frontline workers at Bedford Hospital, a charity is raising funds to purchase essential items - plus morale-boosting cake - as part...
With the long bank holiday Easter weekend ahead, the message from the Borough's farmers is, please follow the rules during the coronavirus pandemic...