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The Bedford Independent has been awarded two grants, worth £26,500 apx, to continue fighting 'churnalism' and fake news, so Bedfordians have access to a reliable...
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A Bedford resident has raised concerns over a recently realigned footpath that they are concerned could become a "mugger's paradise". Tim Durrant of Tennyson Road, walks regularly...
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A Bedford estate agent has said that Bedford's housing market is slowly starting to "come back to life" after the Government gave estate agents permission to get back to work. Jonathan...
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Now, more than ever, high-quality journalism is of vital importance. The Bedford Independent is proud to provide impartial, fact-checked and comprehensive reporting of the...
Bedford station is looking brighter, thanks to dozens of posters by young local artists who wanted to say "thank you" to key workers using Bedford station to get to work.  Station Manager...
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Bedfordshire Police have revealed that youth violence has dropped by 9%, the equivalent of 200 fewer victims, in Bedfordshire thanks to new strategies and Government funding. Over the...
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A Government inspector has ordered Bedford Borough Council to pay costs after “unreasonable” delays in making a planning decision. Dominic Batchelor was so fed up with waiting for...
The National Youth Theatre (NYT) has accepted three more aspiring young local actors, this time from Bedford School. On Tuesday we reported that two students from Bedford...
The safety of school children in Queens Park has been enhanced by the installation of a CCTV camera by two schools. Queens Park councillors...
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The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020 were subject to a further, significant amendment on 13 May 2020 following...
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Drivers may have to wait until Summer to cross the new Bromham Road rail bridge, but it's official - cyclists and pedestrians can now safely access the...
In this second part of a two-part series looking into the preliminary data for COVID-19 involved deaths in Bedford Borough, the...