Sunday, August 25, 2019
River Festival Scam
Bedford Borough Council has issued a warning over a possible River Festival scam that claims to be providing tickets for the event. The Facebook page, All Things Beds...
Stephen Maccay
Stephen McCay, a prolific burglar from Bedford, has been jailed for 30 months (2.5 years) after being found guilty of burglary in the Borough. 26-year-old McCay of High Street, Bedford...
European Parliament
The results of the European Elections were declared last night (27 May) and, much like the local elections earlier this month, it was clear voters were punishing the two bigger...
MEP Counting Chelmsford
Who knew we'd be taking part in this year's European Union Elections when the EU Referendum took place in 2016, but here we are and it'll be an interesting night to see how...
Cannabis Oil
MAY: Few of us can forget the powerful campaign by Hannah Deacon who waged a public battle to save her son Alfie Dingley’s life. The now 8-year-old, suffers a rare...
Ballot Boxes Bedford
While much of the focus for this year's local elections has been on the mayoral election and wards, there have also been five parish council elections this year. The results for the 2019...
Polling Station sign
Confused by this week’s European elections? Then let us assist with our (slightly patronising) European election guide for idiots. On Thursday 23 May, the UK will take part in the...
Police Line
Dramatic scenes unfolded on Barkers Lane, Bedford on Friday afternoon (17 May) after reports a gun had been sighted in a van driving through the area. At around 4pm...
Cllr Stephen Moon
Cllr Stephen Moon has stepped down as leader of Bedford Borough Council’s Conservative Group after seven years in the role. He told the Bedford Independent that he's had "a good innings"...
Mayor Dave Hodgson
Mayor Dave Hodgson has announced his new Cabinet, which once again features no Conservative representation. The new Bedford Borough Council Executive...