Bedford Train at Station
Councillors and campaigners have slammed the East Midlands Railway (EMR) consultation as a 'complete disgrace', claiming it is confirmation of the...
Connected Kerb, the company contracted by the council with the installation and maintenance of 30 new on-street electric vehicle (EV) charging points in Bedford, has defended its service offering...
Two of Bedford’s MPs grilled the transport minister in Parliament today over the East West Rail (EWR) route. Both Richard Fuller, Conservative MP for NE Beds and Bedford and Kempston, MP, Mohammad Yasin...
The UK’s first ever SMART cycle hub has officially opened on Horne Lane. The new unit features an app-based locking system that can be managed by a smartphone or tablet. It uses secure...
The MP for a constituency through which the East West Rail (EWR) line will run, has used an Adjournment Debate in the House of Commons to accuse Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson, of having a 'secret plan'...
At around 11 am today (Monday) an Aston Martin crashed with the front windows of the Foundry on the corner of St Cuthbert's Street and St Peter's Street. Information received by the Bedford Independent suggests...
Thameslink Train
Govia Thameslink Rail has said trains between Bedford and London will double across all-station and fast train services to meet demand as 'normal' life returns following the pandemic...
In the third of a series of articles on the Oxford-Cambridge Arc (OxCam Arc), the Bedford Independent looks at the impact regional developments could have on Bedford Borough’s transport infrastructure...
Renhold Stop East West Rail signs 1
Bedford Borough Council highways officers have received abuse from members of the public as they removed illegal signs protesting the proposed East West Rail routes from grass verges...
Road closed diversion
Repairs to a water main on the A428 between Bromham and Turvey will mean the road will be closed for four weeks from Monday (5 October). A full diversion...
blue badge, disabled parking
Two individuals who pleaded guilty to misusing Blue Badges have been prosecuted by Bedford Borough Council and ordered to pay over £1,000 in fines...
While some people have had to maintain their commute from Bedford by rail during the pandemic, many more will be returning to the railways in the coming months as Covid-19 (coronavirus) restrictions are eased...