Monday, August 26, 2019
ww2 bomb
Roads were closed in Harrold on Sunday evening following the discovery of two mysterious devices. Bedfordshire Police were called to the property in Odell...
Bedford Road, Wootton
Residents of a Bedford Borough village are demanding action to improve road safety following a collision that left a nine-year-old girl fighting for her life. Over 200 parents and...
fly tipping
Two fly-tipping sites in Bedfordshire are being investigated after a two day operation involving Bedfordshire Police’s Rural Crime Team and all three councils across the Bedfordshire...
Sunday Times Best Places to Live
For the second year running, Bedford has featured in the Sunday Times’ top ten best places to live in the East of England. The list takes into account schools and house prices...
Letters to the editor
Eight months ago we launched the Bedford Independent on social media, with the promise that we would continue to grow and deliver exactly what the people of Bedford...
appeal
Bedfordshire Police are appealing for motorists who may have dash cam footage of a cyclist on Bedford Road in Ravensden at around 1.35pm on Saturday to come forward...
The Pilgrim's Progress film postervideo
A local author says Bedford needs to make more of its most famous son, John Bunyan and his book The Pilgrim's Progress, which is the third most published book in history...
Great British Spring Clean Bedford Streets
The Great British Spring clean starts on March 22 and Bedford Borough Council is organising a series of events across to collect and safely dispose of litter...
Cotten End Forest School and Preschool opening March 2019
A brand-new forest school and preschool has opened in Cotton End just outside of Bedford and will look to embrace outdoor learning alongside its standard curriculum...
Average Speed Camera Sign
Bromham, Clapham, Colmworth, Elstow and Willington will soon have average speed cameras installed in an effort to increase road safety. Hillgrounds Road in Kempston and Mile Road in Bedford...