East West Rail Route maps
Five possible routes for the new direct rail line between Bedford and Cambridge have been published and and now local people are being asked to give their views on the options. While the...
Bedfordshire Police is appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage after a man died in a road traffic collision on the M1 yesterday (Sunday). Emergency services were called to the scene just after 1pm...
Transporting Bedford 2020
Bedford's Mayor, Dave Hodgson, and Network Rail have spoken to the Bedford Independent about the demolition of Bromham Road Bridge and the number of large scale roadworks...
Ben Foley
https://youtu.be/KYLGyXQ0LLY The lifts at Bedford Train Station are now out of action for two months, and the message from Network Rail for commuters unable to use the walkway to platforms 2 to 4, get a taxi. Ben...
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...
traffic
Bedford motorists have been reacting angrily to current and future roadworks across the Borough, saying those behind the upheaval aren't working together enough to minimise...
A collision involving three vehicles on the Great Ouse Way caused the road to be closed for three hours yesterday (Wednesday 21 August), creating traffic...
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...
A well-known traffic hotspot is the next in line to receive an upgrade as work begins at the junction of Kingsway and Cauldwell Street next week...
Average Speed Camera Sign
Bedford Borough Council’s Environment Committee heard the Government slammed for  ‘hoarding speed camera fines in Whitehall’ rather than returning them to the local area for...
As schools close across Britain, Network Rail is urging parents and carers in Bedford to hammer home railway safety messages. Incidents of trespass on...
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...