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St Thomas More Teen Takeover
Bedford Independent set up its online news desk at St. Thomas More school this morning as part of Teen Takeover Day 2018 and its ongoing mission to inspire Bedford's future journalists...
Mark Rutherford School's Spaceflight team has taken photos from 35km up - the edge of space. A huge weather balloon filled with helium was launched and landed safely after reaching the Earth's stratosphere and taking photos. Year...
ELF Bromham Mill Bedford Film Festivalvideo
Bromham Mill Trust and Bedford Film Festival will bring some Christmas cinema cheer to Bromham with a special screening of family film 'Elf' on 8 December. 
Bedford Blues Macmillan Cancer Support Ladies Day 2018
The Bedford Blues faithful, including fans, players, friends and sponsors have raised £10,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support at this years Ladies Day at Goldington Road. This was the second ladies day at Goldington Road, all in...
Heart Multi Academies Trust Logo
Bedford Independent has learned that seven teachers have resigned from schools involved in the planned restructure of schools under Heart Multi Academies Trust (MAT), due to what Trade Unions have called ”the appalling way the...
Longholme Ottervideo
It is 18 months since Andreas Doverstav and Tom Healey took over The Longholme Cafe by the boating lake in Bedford. In that time, they've worked tirelessly with Bedford Borough Council to clear the lake of weeds and have greatly enhanced the whole area.
The Bedford Club has presented St Paul's Church, Bedford with a silhouette statue commemorating a World War One soldier. Part of the national There But Not There campaign, in association with Help for Heroes Official and...
Hanif Patel and Claire Smith Heart MAT
Claire Smith, the CEO of Heart Multi Academy Trust, who was at the forefront of a controversial plan to restructure three Bedford schools, has resigned. The news comes just a week after the resignation of the...
On Sunday 25 November, The Higgins Bedford will take part in Museum Shop Sunday, an international event simultaneously taking place in 600 venues across 10 countries.   Following the mayhem of Black Friday, Museum Shop Sunday at...
Gourmet Burger King Logo
Bedford Independent has received reports that Bedford’s Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) at Riverside Bedford will close on 23 November. Concerns that the Bedford restaurant would close surfaced in August when GBK owners, Famous Brands, issued an...
World Prematurity Day
Today is World Prematurity Day, which aims to raise awareness of premature births and the concerns of premature babies and their families worldwide. 15 million babies are born prematurely every year and one million of these will not...
Bedford prison
A prisoner who viciously attacked a guard at Bedford Prison, leaving him with head injuries, has been sentence to eight years The prison officer was on patrols when he was approached by Samuel Prime-Fearon who threw...