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Charles Wells
The teenage victim of sexual assault has spoken out after her perpetrator was jailed for three years today (Friday), for abusing her and her sibling. 
A6 closure July 22
Bedford Borough Council has published an update and apology to Wilstead residents, after the completion of the A6 bypass has been delayed by three months.
BI Awards - BI only
The Bedford Independent in partnership with the Harpur Trust is proud to announce a new series of awards to recognise organisations and individuals who make Bedford brilliant. The Bedford Independent...
Poppy displays
As Armistace Day and Remembrance Sunday approach, some beautiful poppy displays can be seen in and around Bedford as a reminder of all those who have...
Church lead theft
An investigation into lead theft and criminal activity on local churches in the UK, has found 160 reported crimes in Bedfordshire since 2017. An investigation by Countryside Alliance found that churches in and around the county...
Santa NSPCC letter
As Christmas draws ever nearer, why not get the little ones excited for the big day with a Letter from Santa? It's a great way to bring joy to your own family...
Police on the beat
A prolific Bedford shoplifter has been sent to prison for 44 weeks and given a five year criminal behaviour order (CBO). Chuman Pal, 42, of St Johns Street, Kempston, was...
Kevin Eves
Kevin Eves, 37, of Coppice Farm Road, in Penn, High Wycombe, was jailed today at the Central Criminal Court in London for the murder of his baby daughter, Harper Marie Denton. Eves...
British Police Tape In Front Of Red Post Box, Shallow Depth of Field
A 17-year-old boy has been taken to hospital with serious injuries, after being stabbed on London Road, Bedford. Police were called to the scene earlier this afternoon and the teenager...
Kathy Brown's Garden
Kathy Brown's Garden at the Manor House in Stevington has been crowned the Nation's Favourite Garden in the East Region. The...
Homeless Hub
Bedford Borough Council has extended services for people sleeping rough with the opening of an ‘Assessment & Somewhere Safe to Stay’ Hub - part of its...
love in a bag
The charitable project that aims to show vulnerable people some love and kindness at Christmas is back in Bedford - and support is coming from businesses...