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Abba tribute night set to reveal Bedfords real "Dancing Queens" (and Kings!) as school fundraises for once in a lifetime trip for its students...
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In our latest Legal Advice column, Woodfines Solicitors' senior associate, Hannah Johnson explains how a will can be debated invalid.
Bedford's SMART Prebend Centre for the homeless and socially isolated is just £1,000 away from reaching their £50,000 target, and with the help of Bedford Independent readers...
Last week, the Guardian published their 'Let's move to... Bedford' article. Co-managing editor Erica Roffe isn't surprised they loved our town...
For the fourth year running, The Zip Yard Bedford, has been recognised for its outstanding performance and service to community...
A BBC documentary will this week feature a Bedfordshire Police investigation which resulted in the first woman to be convicted of coercive and controlling behaviour in the UK.
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.
Bedfordshire Police are inviting local companies and businesses to sponsor the charity football tournament, KickOff@3. The event is part of a national initiative...
Bedfordshire Police are asking for help to find 16-year-old Daniel Knight. He has been missing from Bedford since Monday (11 February) and concern is growing for his welfare.
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Five people have been arrested after a drugs warrant targeting county lines activity in Bedford.
Bedford Music club invites us to an evening of outstanding classical music featuring some of the most challenging piano pieces of all time...
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How safe are Bedford's high rise buildings? Fire Service set to complete extensive safety checks to prevent the tragedy that hit Grenfell Tower...