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Woodland Manor
A bid to build four homes on an historic hotel’s land has been rejected by a Government planning inspector. Bedford Council had rejected the planning...
The introduction of 10 short-term parking bays designed to support Bedford's growing 'click and collect' economy have been welcomed by the town's retailers. The bays, at various locations...
Friends and fellow runners - including Paula Radcliffe - have shared their tributes to a truly great Bedfordian, Iva Barr, who sadly passed away on...
JustUS Homelessness Advocacy homeless winter
This December, JustUs Homelessness Advocacy Bedford is hosting a free online event to look at the rights and wrongs of housing law and remedies...
Fusion at Home
Almost ten months since they closed for the coronavirus pandemic, Fusion Lifestyle has launched streamed fitness classes for Bedfordians to stay fit at home. Fusion Lifestyle run eight publically...
National healthcare charity Sue Ryder, which runs Sue Ryder St John’s Hospice in Moggerhanger, says it has been forced to launch a second urgent fundraising appeal due to the coronavirus...
Nicholas Goldwin and Julia Jarman
In our ongoing support of younger writers and future journalists, the Bedford Independent is delighted to welcome Milton Earnest teenager, Nicholas Goldwin to our pages. The 17-year-old has...
Festival of Britain signs
A Bedfordshire man has cycled well over 1,000 miles since April as part of a lockdown project to photograph unique signs in the county’s villages...
The Borough's Sports Development team, in collaboration with a local personal trainer, have created a new free online exercise initiative to help home...
Councillors in Bedford have urged residents not to listen to an “increasingly noisy minority” of coronavirus conspiracy theorists. They pointed to a record and an increasing number of...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson has defended his and the Council's handling of its contract with Fusion, debunking comments by opposition councillors as "mischievous". He also said that...
Wixams warehouse
Residents of Wixams have said they feel like they are being 'deliberately ignored' by Bedford Borough Council's planning department and claim their...