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Abigayle
A Bedford schoolgirl is organising a charity dinner and dance to help raise money for a volunteering expedition to Tanzania next summer.
Joby Burgess
Bedfordshire-based percussionist, Joby Burgess, is giving Bedford's musicians a unique opportunity to take part in a workshop as part of CoMA's...
Doctor / GP / medical
Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has sought to reassure patients after the British Medical Association (BMA) said the non-Covid backlog is ‘uncontrollable’. A BMA...
Bedfordshire Police County Lines
https://youtu.be/MLLxZuEKP1A You may have seen County Lines and Cuckooing mentioned in the news lately. In particular the reports from Bedfordshire Police’s recent activity to disrupt the criminal practices, when four people were arrested and another four...
King Street, Kempston
A socially distanced visit will be arranged so councillors can see a Kempston street’s parking problems. Councillors heard there is opposition from...
School children
A trades union official has asked for more support for staff education representatives in the borough. Deirdre Murphy, the Bedford...
Despite all the upheaval to the travel sector over the last 12 months, one local travel agency is starting the new year with cause to celebrate. Independent, family-owned travel agency Select Travel Holidays have been shortlisted...
Rushmoor School
Most of the Manton Heights residents are up in arms about planning permission being granted for the new Rushmoor/St Andrews school. Yet most people miss the point that...
Dave Denton cake and cheers
Regarding your story about Dave Denton (81-year-old Bedford window cleaner honoured at surprise party) This chap is an inspiration to the younger generation...
Boris Johnson
In response to your article: Borough MPs react as Boris Johnson wins Conservative Party leadership contest. Boris makes comments in support of women being treated equally and not bullied...
From time to time many of us are lucky enough to have some event to celebrate. It’s one of the many things that make life worth living. Unfortunately, some people don’t know where to draw the line...
After a week's break Bedford Eagles travelled to leafy Oxfordshire for this league fixture against North Leigh. The surroundings more resembled a scene from Downton Abbey than a football...