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Bedford Central Library
Bedford Central Library is to re-open this week, after being closed for almost five months during the coronavirus lockdown. The Bedford Independent received reports staff were preparing...
Dave the Mayor trains
The East Midlands Railway (EMR) consultation has now been published and has confirmed the Conservative Government’s downgrade of the Bedford rail...
elderly person old age pensioner
Bedfordshire CCG has confirmed to the Bedford Independent that it has begun a rapid campaign to vaccinate all care home residents within Bedford Borough. It follows a call from NHS England...
Oxfam shop
Like many charity shops, the coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect on the volunteer numbers at Oxfam's two stores in Bedford town centre...
Boyds Bedford Thank you
Boyds of Bedford have partnered with the ‘Bedford Big Thank You’ campaign to release a charity t-shirt to raise money to support those working in the NHS...
Bedford Hospital entrance
The CEOs of Bedford and Luton & Dunstable (L&D) hospitals have said they're "disappointed" that their plans to merge are not yet in place. Despite submitting a business case to create a single...
The head of the most successful team in Formula One history has received an Honorary Degree from Cranfield University in its annual graduation celebrations. Toto Wolff, the Team Principal, CEO and co-owner of...
Noasis
The end of January is here and it's finally payday weekend. We recommend you definitely - not maybe - celebrate with a weekend of live music, art and culture on our doorstep...
Police on the beat
Witnesses are being asked to come forward after a taxi driver was assaulted in Bedford town centre are the weekend. The assault, which is believed to be hate-motivated...
School dinner
As school closures continue, Bedford Borough Council is urging families to check if their children are eligible for free school meals as the coronavirus...
Govia Thameslink Train
Angry commuters have been unable to travel from Bedford into London this morning, following major disruption due to overhead wire damage.
Kempston V Peterborough 9 March
The Turbines came out on top on this blustery day, thanks to three goals from set pieces – two of which were heavily wind assisted. In the first half, Rovers were playing into the wind...