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Manager Jon Taylor believes his side still has the ability to make the play offs this season no matter how hard the challenge. This Saturday, Bedford Town F.C. travel to Bromsgrove Sporting...
Bedford will be hoping it’s fourth time lucky this weekend as they welcome league leaders London Irish to Goldington Road.
Cranfield University's Prof Richard Wilding OBE warns UK manufacturers of the risks to the extended supply chain caused by stockpiling ahead of Brexit.
Figures obtained by Conservative mayoral candidate, Cllr Gianni Carofano, show that footfall in Bedford town centre fell by nearly three quarters of a million in 2018 compared with 14.7m in 2017.
The Forest of Marston Vale charity is holding its annual public tree planting event this Sunday as they create a new community woodland in Wilstead.
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...
Have you wanted to find out more about an archaeological object you've found? Bring them to the Higgins Bedford today or in March to find out more...
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...
Harley Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit Cheque handover
Police dogs from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire (BCH) Dog Unit have raised £3,000 for two animal charities thanks to sales of their calendars which...
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...
Race for Life
This year's Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK is taking place at Priory Country Park on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 June and everyone's invited to take part - even men!
Kim Joy Samaritans
Dubbed 'the most difficult day of the year', Samaritans is encouraging people in Bedford to beat Blue Monday by getting together for a cuppa on Monday 21 January 2019 for Brew Monday.