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Cpt Tom Cranfield Uni
Sir 'Captain' Tom Moore has received another accolade this week, at Cranfield University's 2020 graduation celebrations. The Bedfordshire university has...
Riverside Bridges Espresso Bar
An alcohol licence has been granted for a new Mediterranean-style coffee bar despite the noise concerns of a council environmental health officer...
Empire Windrush
72 years ago today, the Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks from the Caribbean, and since 2018, the date has been marked to recognise...
Mental health
For many reasons, the current coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on the mental health of people regardless of their age or background and access to...
Mohammad Yasin MP in Parliament
We were promised a world-beating test and trace system with a shiny new app by June 1 at the latest. But in yet another massive U-turn, the government...
Swimming Summer Children
A swimming club in Bedford has received vital funding from the Swimathon Foundation, helping to keep swimmer 'afloat' during the coronavirus lockdown. Modernian Swimming...
On board a slave ship c1830.
Black Lives Matter has focused on wealthy men across the world who made many millions from slavery. There were slave owners in Bedfordshire too and their legacy is still...
coronavirus testing
Public Health England and the Joint Biosecurity Centre has agreed to in an in-depth investigation into Bedford's high coronavirus infection rate. Working with Bedford Borough Council's...
While the team at Longholme Café have dedicated hours of their time and effort over the past three years, to keep the boating lake clear of weeds, this year, thanks to coronavirus...
Kathy Brown's Garden
Kathy Brown's beautiful gardens at the Manor House in Stevington have reopened to the public, just in time for Father's Day.
Mark Rutherford School SEMLEP
Mark Rutherford school says the building of their new 'centre for excellence' is continuing despite £1.1 million funding for the project going missing on its way to their bank account. The...
Matt Hancock
The Health Secretary has been accused of 'inaccuracies' after he said coronavirus data had been shared with Bedford Borough Council's health teams, when it has not. In the House of...