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Bedford Independent

Bedford comeback not enough as Hartpury late try break Blues hearts

Alex Morgan's last gasp try for Hartpury broke Blues hearts in the Cotswolds as an enthralling Championship contest ended in defeat for Bedford in Gloucestershire...

Bedford Today News

Police find £2k worth of crack and heroin and over £1k cash during drugs bust at Bedford house

Three men were arrested

Bedford Today News

Bedford takeaway London Sweet Centre turns things around after previous poor rating

It’s been given five stars

Bedford Today News

Church behind hybrid plans for Kempston hub and homes insists proposals are at "low risk of flooding"

It also maintains it provides help to anyone irrespective of race, sexual orientation or gender

Bedford Today News

Budget for cash-strapped Central Bedfordshire Council approved after 4-hour debate

“Asking you to pay more is not something we take lightly or without careful consideration” says council leader

Bedford Today News

Former Bedford editor Paul, 70, graduates despite sight loss trauma

Paul was at the paper in the 1980s

Bedford Independent

Bedford Bubble Tea raffle to raise funds for mental health charity

A raffle being held at BBTea on Bedford High Street this week has been helping to raise funds for MIND BLMK. The team at the popular bubble tea shop have persuaded 23 local businesses...

Bedford Today News

Ex-Post Office chief and former Bedford School governor formally stripped of CBE by King

It follows the fallout from the ITV drama about the scandal

Bedford Independent

Local entertainer and campaigner “honoured” to become face of Brain Tumour Research campaign

A Bedford entertainer and campaigner has said he is "honoured" to be the face of Brain Tumour Awareness Month for Brain Tumour Research. Drag...

Bedford Independent

Two changes as Bedford Blues travel away to the Cotswolds

Bedford Blues are back in action this weekend as they travel to Hartpury in the Cotswolds looking for consecutive away victories in the English Championship...

Bedford Today News

MP kick starts task force to get GP surgery into Wixams

“I’m confident working together we can finally get this done”

Bedford Independent

Letters: What about the other 189,000 residents not asked about the East West Rail project?

I am disappointed that your headline appears so extravagantly misleading and I fail to make the sums add up. To say that ’75% of Bedfordians are in favour of EastWest Rail’ when only 1000 appear to...

Bedford Today News

Bedford bus service extended to cover Elstow Park and Ride site

It begins on Monday

Bedford Independent

44 bus service extended to cover Elstow Park and Ride, Flitwick and Ampthill

From next week, (26 February) the Grant Palmer 44 bus service will be extended to pick up users of the Elstow Park and Ride site, as well as taking Bedfordians on to Flitwick and Ampthill. This expansion comes...

Bedford Independent

Letters: The majority of Bedfordians are not bothered about EWR route

At last, the truth is out there, Bedford people support the EWR and want the railway. The majority are not bothered about the route, they just want it to be done. The most obvious route is the one proposed...

Bedford Independent

Future of free-to-play tennis courts to be debated next week

Bedford borough councillors will be debating a petition to “secure investment in Bedford Park tennis courts” next week (28 February). But borough Lib Dems have accused the council’s Conservative...

Bedford Today News

Petition to secure cash for Bedford Park tennis courts set to be debated by council

The petition will be considered next week

Bedford Today News

Rise in fines issued to Bedfordshire drivers caught using mobile phones at wheel

This news comes after a change in the law

Bedford Today News

Charity dance night raised vital funds for St John's Hospice in Moggerhanger

Event raised more than £2k

Bedford Today News

75% of people surveyed in Bedford support East West Rail, according to new data

Poll also revealed people believe EWR will bring benefits to town