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Thomas Raut and Joshua Stewart
Two Bedford School boys are flying the flag for the town in their chosen sports, with one being selected to represent England and the other being accepted on a national training programme. Thomas Raut has been...
BCH Dog Unit
The Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Dog Unit has launched a new calendar featuring never-before-seen photos of the forces crime fighting pooches. Funds raised from sales of the calendar will be split between German Shepherd Rescue Elite and Luna...
Mark Rutherford and Leonardo
Bedford's Mark Rutherford School is partnering with Leonardo, one of the largest employers of engineering apprentices and graduates in the UK, to support education and skills development in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths. Headteacher Mr Millard...
https://youtu.be/qiwuUf1ISbI **THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED*** Local author, David Litchfield, launched his brand new book, The Bear, the Piano, the Dog and the Fiddle earlier this month. To celebrate, we have a signed copy to give away...
Slug and Lettuce
Bedford town centre has seen significant development in the last few years, not least Riverside Bedford, the on-going Harpur Shopping Centrerenovations and Day's Department store, soon to open on the former BhS site. The High Street has also benefited...
Cemeren Yilmaz
Four people have been charged with murder after the death of a 16-year-old boy in Bedford. Cemeren Yilmaz, of Roman Paddock, Harrold, died after being attacked in Ashmead Road on Sunday night (16 September). Aaron Miller, 19,...
Police have found seven knives in Bedford during weapons sweeps on the third day of Operation Sceptre, a week-long operation to tackle knife crime. Officers from the force were out today (Wednesday) searching open spaces and...
Cemeren Yilmaz
The family of a 16-year-old boy killed in Bedford have paid tribute to their “lovely and popular boy”. Cemeren Yilmaz, of Roman Paddock, Harrold, who was known as Cem, was the victim of a fatal attack...
Priory Country Park
Bedford's Priory Country Park has been recognised by the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame for the fifth year in a row. The park has once again been awarded a Certificate of Excellence recognising consistently high rates from travellers. TripAdvisor's ‘Certificates of Excellence’...
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Detectives have made further arrests in the investigation into the death of a 16-year-old boy in Bedford on Sunday night. Four people – two 19-year-old men and two 15-year-old boys, all from Bedford – have been...
Putnoe Medical Centre
A partial victory has been won by local campaigners, following Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group's announcement that they have agreed a new two year contract to continue to deliver walk in services at Putnoe Medial Centre....
John Howard Statue
A statue of the great prison reformer and former High Sheriff of Bedfordshire, John Howard overlooks St Paul's Square in Bedford, 241 years since he began campaigning for improvements in prisons. In the wake of a...