Bedford Station Sign
Bedford residents, councillors and MPs have called for further consultation on the rail link between Oxford and Cambridge as opposition to the proposed route mounts...
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...
Gritting teams in the Borough are on standby following the Met Office's yellow warnings for snow and ice this weekend and into the coming week. Once again, Bedford Borough Council is reminding people to stay at home as much as...
Average Speed Camera Sign
Woburn Road in Kempston was the Borough's speeding ticket hot-spot in December, with 85 motorists caught exceeding 40mph. They were among 1,193 tickets issued by the Police to people caught speeding by Bedford Borough Council’s...
Bedford station
The Government has announced £760 million to support the new East West Rail line connecting communities between Oxford and Cambridge, with phase two of the project connecting Oxford to Bedford...
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...
Yesterday's (Monday) advice not to travel has been extended by Bedford Borough Council as sub-zero conditions continue and widespread frost is expected. Gritting is continuing overnight but school transport for the children of key workers and transport for day centres has been cancelled...
Following heavy snow and sub-zero overnight temperatures, Bedford Borough Council have suspended today's (Monday) bin collections due to potentially treacherous driving conditions. For the safety of Council staff and other road users, bin collections have been suspended on...
Gritter lorry snow
A combination of freezing temperatures and fewer cars on the road has driven Bedford Borough Council to request motorists to remain at home unless absolutely necessary tomorrow...
Motorists are advised to avoid Manton Lane at the weekend as it will be closed while a new footbridge is installed. The installation, which aims to improve pedestrian safety and traffic flow, was delayed due to an outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus)...
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...
The installation of the new footbridge over Manton Lane has been delayed by a month due to an outbreak of Covid-19 (coronavirus) at a sub-contractors' facility.