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A portrait by Bedford artist, Martyn Burden, has been selected for the Royal Society of Portrait Painters' annual show in London. The portrait is of the actor and comedian, Miles Jupp...
The new Chief Executive of the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) has spoken of the 'culture change' needed at the service. Tom Abel will take up the role in the autumn from...
With the Stamp Duty holiday extended until the end of June 2021, the UK property market remains buoyant. Whether you’re buying your first property or looking for a new home, the Stamp Duty holiday...
A young resident from Rehold has written to the Prime Minister to ask him to reconsider the East West Rail route. Nature-loving Jacob Harker, aged six, who lives with his family in Renhold, sent the letter to Boris Johnson...
Bedford Flea
After an enforced year off due to Covid restrictions, the Bedford Flea market is looking forward to a triumphant return to St Paul's Square this Sunday (9 May). The market - which launched in 2018 - is...
Bedford Queens RUFC have landed a coup in signing a former Blues star and England international as their new Director of Rugby at Putnoe Woods...
Mayor Dave
As you may know, the East West Rail Company is currently consulting on the route alignments for the Oxford to Cambridge route. This consultation covers a number of different areas including...
Local legend, Tom Grennan, was back in Bedford for the bank holiday weekend and made time to sample a cocktail with his name on it. FatCap Smokehouse on Castle Lane added the Tom Grennan...
Bedford station
With reference to Stuart Bolton's letter (letters 30th April) in which he states, "It has recently come to light that Bedford Borough Council has offered to pay for the Midland Road Station rebuild...
Mental health
Bedfordshire Police force's mental health street triage (MHST) team have given the BBC unprecedented access to highlight the surge in demand for their services during the pandemic...
Two men from Bedford who were identified on CCTV using stolen bank cards have been jailed for a total of nine years and one month. Justin Wilson, 42 of no fixed abode and Emmerson Shaw...
Voters in Bedford Borough are reminded to cast their vote in the election for the Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner this Thursday (6 May). There are five candidates standing for the position...