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Graham Mabbutt, who sadly passed away on 22 June 2022, was a long-term and key member of the Bedford and Milton Keynes Waterway Trust and, more recently, a champion for the...
Lesley Quinn, clinical services and governance manager, Bedford on Call (BEDOC)
A Bedford nurse who set up a menopause clinic after a challenging experience accessing support herself has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. Lesley Quinn, clinical services and...
Pothole repairs roadworks council workers
A Bedford Borough Mayoral candidate has said money that has been earmarked for resurfacing has been "magically" found purely for the current mayor to win over voters. Tom Wotton, who is...
University students graduation generic
A Bedfordshire charity has said it's offering grants of up to £1,000 to support students in their first year of university.  The Connolly Foundation is now meeting with schools to see which...
Mayor Dave with Parking Patrol Team and students at Camestone School in Kempston
Almost 500 tickets have been issued to parents across Bedford as the council clamps down on dangerous and illegal parking outside schools. The Parking Patrol vehicle has been...
A woman was assaulted in Kempston earlier this week (21 June) as two men attempted to steal her dogs. Between 12 pm and 1 pm on Tuesday, the woman was walking her chihuahua and...
Bedfordshire Police Head Quarters
Bedfordshire Police has applied for planning permission to update the doors and windows at its HQ in Kempston to more energy-efficient ones. Some of the current windows date back...
The quick answer to the question will the Bedfordshire Pension Fund divest away from fossil fuels is “no”. Retired Leighton Buzzard resident, Christine Sheppard, who was...
BFARe and Protect Poets protesters at a recent 'protest' walk last month, at the proposed northern alignment of the East West Rail route. Image: BFARe/Facebook
I watched the recent Borough Executive meeting and was disheartened by the new Rail Strategy. This failed to mention how the Borough Council is going to limit the negative environmental...
Its role during WWII has been cited among the reasons that Bedford Corn Exchange has today (Thursday) been listed at Grade II by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport...
The team at the Longholme cafe have really pushed the boat out for their fifth birthday celebrations, with a brand new fleet of dragon-style rowing boats which will officially launch on Saturday...
As part of a £500,000 investment in play areas, Bedford Borough Council has announced that works are set to begin at a play area in Jubilee Park. With a sea-faring theme, the play area...