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A6 Paula Radcliffe Way roadworks
Motorists will have cause for pre-Christmas celebrations as the Paula Radcliffe Way roadworks enter their final phase, with completion scheduled for Friday, 15 December. In addition, extra signage will...
East West Rail (EWR) jacket
East West Rail has meetings with Bedford Borough Council just to tick a box and not to answer questions, Bedford’s mayor has said. During last night’s Full Council meeting (November...
Paula Radcliffe Way. Image: Bedford Borough Council
The roadworks on the A6 Paula Radcliffe Way are adding an hour to some people’s journeys, a borough councillor has said. During the council’s Executive Meeting (22 November) cllr Doug...
Work to continue on Paula Radcliffe Way. Image: Bedford Borough Council
A councillor has thanked motorists for their patience and understanding as it was announced that due to the replacement of crash barriers, the full reopening of Paula Radcliffe Way will be delayed...
Bedford Borough Council has confirmed that the 21 bus service operated by Grant Palmer will cease on 2 October. In a statement on its website, Grant Palmer Passenger Transport said: "Service 21...
River Street Car Park Entrance
Motorists using Bedford's River Street Car Park have been left confused after a new road layout opened with inadequate signage to tell drivers which way to go...
Oakley Bridge (image: Bedford Borough Council)
Motorists are being given advance notice that Oakley Bridge on Church Lane will be closed to all vehicles from 8am on Monday (23 October) until Sunday, 29 October to carry out essential repairs...
Average Speed Camera Sign
Mayor Dave Hodgson says he's "slamming the brakes on reckless driving" after securing funding for 15 new average speed cameras that will be installed across Bedford Borough. These new cameras...
Diagonal countryside railway bokeh background
With industrial action planned by train drivers' union ASLEF across the UK tomorrow (26 November), some rail services out of Bedford will be affected, with EMR saying they won't be running...
A bus stop in Wixams
Trainee journalist, Jo Fay, shares her experience of living in Wixams, relying on public transport and the impact it has had on her mental health. I have been living in...
The Wixams train station project is gaining “momentum”, Bedford borough councillors were told during an update. The Environment and Sustainable Communities Overview and Scrutiny Committee was...
East West Rail (EWR) jacket
The Department for Transport (DfT) and East West Rail Co (EWRco) have announced this morning the corridor alignment for the controversial Oxford to Cambridge East West Rail project...