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flu nasal spray
The number of people being vaccinated for flu has fallen in the last five years according to research by the BBC's Shared Data Unit. There has been a drop of 12% in the over 65s being vaccinated...
John Bunyan boat
After months off the water, the John Bunyan Boat has announced a series of 'Socially Distanced Cruises' beginning on Bank Holiday Monday (31 August)...
East Midlands Trains train at St. Pancras
Good news for Bedford's commuters as the reintroduction of East Midlands Railway's (EMR) full Intercity service begins on Monday 7 September...
coronavirus testing
Cases of coronavirus have risen slightly since last week, but are still below the previous high rate across Bedford Borough. There have been 11.5 cases of coronavirus per 100,000...
Marston Vale Line
Morning and evening peak-time train services have resumed on the Marston Vale Line ahead of a new timetable to be published on 7 September...
Robinson Pool
Cllr Doug McMurdo, who oversees leisure and culture across Bedford Borough says the relationship with Fusion has been "tense over time" as they seek to get the area's leisure centres...
Modernian Swimming Club
A 300-member strong community swimming club in Bedford has set up a crowdfunder to help cover the short-fall caused by the coronavirus lockdown...
Knife Crime
Two community projects in Bedford have been handed thousands of pounds in funding to help tackle serious youth violence. Youth Time, which was set up by dance students...
Cycle lane sign
Having now been nearly run over three times in the last week coming out of my house, by  Cyclists and the users of Electric Scooters using the pavement of Spring Road as...
Elev8
A team of young dancers from Bedford have fought off fierce competition and contended with a global pandemic to gain coveted places on Team England...
Castle Mound mosaic damage August 2020
A mosaic, telling the history of Bedford Castle, has been damaged by vandals again. The black and white tiles on the grass along The Embankment in front of the Castle Mound, have...
Kate Costin coming in to score the opening goal
Competitive hockey was back on the agenda at the weekend as Bedford Ladies Over 35's secured a comprehensive victory against Maidenhead in the Investec Masters...