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Thameslink Train
This morning we broke the news that the Transport Select Committee have recommended serious changes to the way train timetables are adjusted and communicated. They said...
Bedfordshire Police are on the hunt for a group of men after a man was left with serious injuries during an armed robbery near Bedford bus station on Sunday night.
Bedford based independent travel agent, Eagle Travel, has been named as one of the top 100 agencies in the country and has brought home two awards...
Burnt out plug
It's always a great idea to look for a bargain when buying gifts. But Bedfordshire Fire & Rescue Service are warning Bedfordians not to take risks with their loved one's safety when trying to make Christmas present savings.
Bedford Train at Station
The Transport Select Committee says commuters, including those in Bedford, worst affected by the new train timetable chaos in May, should have discounts to their 2019 tickets equivalent to the prices rises announced on 30 November.
Bedford Station Sign
The lifts at Bedford train station are finally operational today after being out of action for almost two months. The lifts were taken out of service for what Network Rail called "essential works". But at the time...
Transporting Bedford 2020video
https://youtu.be/EWvkcafA9xE Bedford Borough Council has announced plans to tackle the traffic congestion on Manton Lane and surrounding areas, including re-installing a footbridge removed by the former Bedfordshire County Council 10 years ago. The plans are part of...
The media has recently been full of conflicting information about what can and can’t be fed to waterfowl as winter approaches, causing a lot of confusion with those wanting to know what's best for our feathered friends.
World AIDS Day 2018
Today is World AIDS Day and in recognition of this international event, to raise awareness of AIDS and the HIV infection, the Terrence Higgins Trust will be offering free confidential rapid HIV tests to the people of Bedford.
Brewhouse & Kitchen World Recordvideo
Bedford's Brewhouse & Kitchen has entered the record books after taking part in the world's largest beer tasting. The event last night saw around 70 local beer fans join over 1500 others across the UK to...