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coronavirus
As Leicester prepares for a local lockdown and Bedford awaits the findings of the Public Health England and the Joint Biosecurity Centre 'deep dive'...
Bedford Hospital entrance
Bedford Hospital has confirmed there have now been 200 coronavirus related deaths. The news comes as the Prime Minister announced easing of some lockdown measures, such as...
Nadub GWR
Bedford-based Times Tables Rock Stars has announced a new mathematical Guinness World Record title has been achieved. With many children practising...
Tick biting lyme disease
People are being warned to stick to clearly defined paths in Bedford's local parks and open spaces after two two cases of Lyme disease from tick bites in Bedford Park were reported. Lyme disease...
Bromham Road Bridge
The replacement of Bromham Road Bridge is growing nearer, as the old bridge was demolished on Saturday 2 November. Network Rail has shared time-lapse footage...
Bedford Hospital entrance
A spokesperson for Bedford Hospital has today confirmed that 11 patients have now lost their lives to coronavirus. All of the patients were...
coronavirus testing
Public Health England and the Joint Biosecurity Centre has agreed to in an in-depth investigation into Bedford's high coronavirus infection rate. Working with Bedford Borough Council's...
coronavirus
Bedford’s mayor is worried that the borough’s crucial R-rate might have gone above the critical level needed to control the coronavirus pandemic...
Mile Road and Kempston Block Gang Jailed
Five men, involved in clashes between the rival Kempston Block and Mile Road gangs in 2017, have been sent to prison for their part in a kidnap and multiple conspiracies...
The much-anticipated re-opening of the Barkers Lane Tidy Tip has been announced for Monday 11 May, but bookings to visit the site must be made in advance...
The Store
If you’ve walked past St Cuthbert’s Arcade recently, you can’t have helped but notice the new business that is preparing to open at the front of the...
Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has just announced that Bedford, along with the whole of Bedfordshire is to be placed into Tier 4 coronavirus restrictions. Our area joins London and the South East...