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...
Bedford bus station
Bedford Borough Council want to know residents’ top priorities when it comes to local bus services, even if you don't use them yourself. Later this year, they will invite bids from companies to...
East West Rail Route E
Tory borough councillors have spoken out AGAINST an East West Rail link being opened up between Bedford and Cambridge. One spoke of Bedford being “doomed” to suffering freight trains at night while another denied claims that the Conservatives had...
East West Rail virtual consultation room
The current deadline for responses to the latest East West Rail (EWR) Co consultation is due to end on 9 June. However, local councillors and Bedford’s MP have urged EWR and the transport minister to extend...
High Street improvements
In our three-part series on the redevelopment of Bedford town centre, we have spoken to residents, traffic experts and urban planners to find out how...
Bedford's Mayor, councillors and campaigners have welcomed a report that has shown that the East West Rail service could run effectively using just the existing four lines, and avoid the need to...
Bedford Train at Station
Residents have spoken of their fear of “terrifying” proposals to build a new railway viaduct north of Bedford for the controversial East West Rail project. A public consultation exercise launched...
Rushmoor School
The Rushmoor and St Andrews Schools Alliance is celebrating today after being granted planning approval to build on land off Clapham Road and Manton Lane. However, local...
Ford End Bridge
Bedford's Mayor and MP have expressed their disappointment that a bid to create a relief road to reduce congestion has been rejected by the government...
Bike racks at Bedford Train Station
Bedford's train station has been found to have the second highest number of bike thefts in the country. Data collected found that in the past three years, out of 1,245 stations, Bedford had the second...
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...
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...