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Bedford will be hoping it’s fourth time lucky this weekend as they welcome league leaders London Irish to Goldington Road.
Police Latest News
Bedfordshire Police have confirmed that they were called to an incident in Great Denham this afternoon. "We were called by the ambulance service...
For the fourth year running, The Zip Yard Bedford, has been recognised for its outstanding performance and service to community...
Otter spotter
Have you been lucky enough to see Bedford's otters at the Longholme boating lake? If so, it's thanks to the tireless determination of the team at the Longholme cafe...
appeal
People who saw a woman seriously injured in a road accident at the junction of Marlborough Road and Winifred Road, Bedford are being asked to contact Bedfordshire Police. The accident between a pedestrian and a black...
Clarence House
As Clarence House homeless shelter celebrates its first birthday, it has been credited as a key initiative helping to tackle rough sleeping in Bedford Borough.
amy walmsley blue badge
On Friday 14 December 2018, exactly one hundred years since women cast their first vote in the UK, a blue plaque was unveiled at 14 The Crescent, Bedford, commemorating...
Queens Cheque
Queens RUFC have donated over £700 to the Emmaus Village Carlton in memory of former player Richard Coates, who people say was "at his happiest" when using the service...
Cyclist Josh Quigley, who is embarking on a round-the-world bike ride, received a £75 fine from a Bedford enforcement officer for cycling through the town centre this week.
Mark Love and Jacqui Saunders are the parents of 15-year-old Zack who was diagnosed with severe autism at the age of two. Now 15, he's been excluded from St John's School, Kempston, leaving his parents...
Arrest Police
Five men from rival gangs have been convicted after a violent crime spree in Bedford in 2017. Three serious incidents took place in little over two weeks...
Pharaoh's Gold Chocolates
Bedford's chocoholics have a new chocolatier on their doorstep with Pharaoh's Gold promising to add something sweet to the artisan foods available in the Borough...