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Bedfordshire Police and colleagues join with the NFU to tackle Hare Coursing. It’s been illegal for over 10 years and as well as being barbaric, Hare Coursing also causes thousands of pounds worth of damage to...
Michelle Frost
A Kempston Scout Leader, who became a world record holder after running this year's London Marathon on stilts, is now helping 36 Bedfordshire Scouts prepare for the 24th World Scout Jamboree - North America 2019 in West Virginia. Michelle Frost...
Twinwood Festival 2018
https://youtu.be/FouAUcrAP0g We spoke to Sarah Dunn from Twinwood Festival about the world famous vintage festival right on our doorstep, and how you can get tickets for 2019!
Queen's 100 yearsvideo
https://youtu.be/GSx5zFO7vIw Bedford Queens RUFC celebrates its centenary this weekend with a rugby spectacular on Sunday (26th Aug) afternoon against the Beds County Invitational XV. The match, hosted kindly by Bedford Blues, will see Mouritz Botha coaching the...
Ben Foden
Former England fullback, Ben Foden, will be lending Bedford Blues a helping hand for Friday night's pre-season match against Bishop's Stortford. The 33-year-old former England fullback is soon heading to to join Major League Rugby in...
Bedford Visitor Information Centre
Bedfordians have reacted strongly to that survey by YouGov which claims Bedfordshire is England's least popular county. Now a new centre in Bedford will help promote the area far and wide. The Bedford Visitors Information Centre...
Least Popular County Resize
A YouGov survey has found that Bedfordshire is the least popular countyin England. 42,000 gave their views on all 47 counties. Bedfordshire came last with just 40% of the votes. Top of the list was Devon...
Coop Post Office
A Bedford Borough Councillor is calling on Co-op to save Post Office services on Queen's Drive, Bedford, claiming they are to blame for them now being at risk. McColl's on Queen's Drive currently provide Post Office...
Tom Syson
A local Jazz musician has spoken of his absolute delight at playing lead Trumpet with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra (NYJO) at the Royal Albert Hall for the BBC Proms. Tom Syson, 25, was first introduced...
Roosters
Have you seen the new look Roosters Sandwich Bar? Nansi and the team have done a cracking job, it’s bang on trend. Find them on St Cuthbert’s Street, right on the corner of St Peter’s St. They’re...
Police Latest News
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for witnesses after reports a man was threatened with a gun in Campbell Close, Kempston, last night (16 Aug). There were then reports a man was firing a gun from a...
appeal
Sad news coming out of Kempston this evening. Bedfordshire Police have announced a pedestrian has died, following a collision with a vehicle in Kempston. A section of Bedford Road has been closed while Police investigate. In...