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Bunyan Centre
Fusion Lifestyle, who operate the John Bunyan Sports and Leisure Centre in Bedford, have performed a dramatic U-turn, reinstating long-held bookings for two...
Cricket bowling
Bedfordshire County Cricket will return to Bedford for the first time in ten years as they face Cambridgeshire tomorrow (Sunday, 16 Jun). The two sides will meet to play a...
2019 Bedford Amateur Regatta
The Bedford Amateur Regatta is in full swing with 1800 rowers from all over the world competing on the River Great Ouse today (11 May). The rowers, which have come from as far away as...
1971 women's football team
As England’s Lionesses are watched by millions of viewers on BBC1 at this summer’s Women’s Football World Cup, things were very different when Bedford’s...
Etienne Stott being arrested Extinction Rebellion protests April 2019
Bedford Olympian Etienne Stott has been arrested during the Extinction Rebellion climate change protests in London this weekend. The 39-year-old canoeist won a gold medal...
Blues Squad 2019-20
With only a few weeks since the last game of the season, Bedford Blues have been busy over the last few months getting their squad together to tackle yet another year in the...
Ken Parsons is gearing up for three epic challenges in a bid to raise funds for the Teenage Cancer Trust, his inspiration being a family who have faced it all...
Marston's Blues sponsorshipvideo
Marston's, the brewers who bought the Eagle Brewery from Charles Wells in 2017, have signed a deal to sponsor the Bedford Blues for a further three years. The deal will see the Eagle Brewery...
ELEV8 DWC
Dancers from Bedford will be representing England at the Dance World Cup in Portugal this week, competing against teams from 65 other countries.
Nordic walking
The September term of ‘Active Adults’ sports courses is now open for bookings.The relaxed and informal sports sessions are aimed at the over 35s, and are...