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A planning application for up to 500 new homes in Sharnbrook has been submitted to Bedford Borough Council. The development, located east of the village at Hill Farm, Mill Road, will...
Bedford College is among a number of public buildings across the East of England to benefit from nearly £30 million of government funding to cut fossil fuel use and save…
Sharnbrook Academy entrance
Parents of sixth formers at a Bedford Borough school have reacted angrily at they have said is a "shameful" decision to cancel the last day of school for sixth formers at the last minute. Melanie...
Average speed cameras have been installed on Mile Road after local councillors said that speeding and bad driving habits were the most frequently raised issues in their ward...
An intricately crocheted Jubilee crown and cushion - made to raise money for a local charity - has been stolen from its town centre location.  Steph Goldsmith, who made the crocheted...
Bedford communities are invited to ‘say hello’ and take part in a host of events to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Neighbourhood Watch. Neighbourhood Watch Week (28 May - 5 June) will...
Bedfordshire Police has launched a murder investigation after a man in his 50s was found dead at his home in Kempston. At approximately 8pm on Saturday, 14 May, police...
cricket
The Men's 1st XI's have had a solid May so far with a double win this weekend cementing their places towards the top of the league while the Women kick off their campaign tonight...
Adult social care in England is getting worse, rather than better despite the Prime Minister’s, day one promise to “fix social care once and for all.” The growing numbers of people needing care and the increasing...
There’s more to road maintenance than just looking at its surface, a senior council officer explained to council members. A report on how repairs to the Bedford Borough’s...
Local celebrations for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee begin this week with something for everyone to enjoy - and plenty of good reasons to visit the town centre. The events are kicking off...
Alan, Seb and Rob in the truck. Image: Rob Hammond:Leo Williams
How do a group of villagers from the small north Bedfordshire village of Turvey end up risking their lives to take aid to Ukraine? It seems almost unreal, and like the plot of a film, it started...