Pervert jailed after trying to meet child for sex in Bedfordshire

A man from Scotland has been jailed for five and a half years years after travelling around 370 miles with the intention of meeting a child for sex in Bedfordshire.

Unwanted toys will help vulnerable children this Christmas

Unwanted toys will help vulnerable children this Christmas

Parents in Bedford are being urged to donate quality toys and games to the UK’s leading children’s charity in the run up to Christmas.

MPMC Orient Express dogs

Pooches from MK share film fame after appearing in re-make of Murder on the Orient Express

Two adorable dogs from Milton Keynes captured the heart of Dame Judi Dench to become her co-stars in the hit film Murder on the Orient Express.

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Traffic to be diverted via LINCOLN to avoid roadworks on the A17

Road resurfacing works on a stretch of the A17 between Sleaford and the A1 at Newark will see three weeks of overnight closures and drivers ordered to re-route via Lincoln.

Bedford fraudster told to repay £10k or face jail after insurance sting

Bedford fraudster told to repay £10k or face jail after insurance sting

A senior support worker who told appalling lies in a bid for £1m compensation after a fatal road crash has been ordered to pay a £10,000 fine or go to jail.

Shocking details emerge of six child abuse investigations in Bedfordshire

Shocking details emerge of six child abuse investigations in Bedfordshire

Beds Police and Crime Commissioner Kathryn Holloway has revealed there are six child sex exploitation investigations in Bedfordshire that are “ferociously absorbing” police resources.


Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Sandy v Totternhoe Reserves. Picture: David Kay. PNL-171115-102445002

Crawley Green Reserves narrow Shefford’s lead in Bedfordshire League

Shefford Town & Campton are now just four points clear at the head of the Premier Division supported by Sportsform standings after they were held to a 2-2 home draw by Marston Shelton Rovers.

Tango Moderno

Review - Tango Moderno at Milton Keynes Theatre

From Spanish into English, Tango de Moderno translates as Modern Tango and modern it truly is.
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Rape not accepted as form of torture, says new report on Yarl’s Wood

Traumatised rape victims held at Yarl’s Wood have been told their ordeal does NOT come under the legal definition of torture, the T&C can reveal.

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Ampthill suffer Albion defeat

Ampthill visited Plymouth Albion for another titanic battle in National One on Saturday with the hosts coming out on top 16-9.

James Mortimer is the new Bedford Athletic leading points scorer

Mortimer sets new Athletic points record

Bedford Athletic made it 10 wins from 10 by thumping Oundle 65-17 in Midlands One East on Saturday.

Imelda May

Irish superstar Imelda May brings LP tour to the region

A limited number of tickets remain for Irish superstar singer and songwriter Imelda May who is back in the region on Friday to headline The Corn Exchange in Bedford.

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Scout with autism camps out for two months to fundraise for jamboree

A teenager with autism from Silsoe is to help unlock his world as he fundraises for a lifetime trip to a scout jamboree.

The Philharmonia Orchestra are based at the Southbank Centre in London

Experience music on the edge as orchestra returns to town

Bedford hosts the second of a series of concerts by the Philharmonia Orchestra next week.

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Two seasoned swindlers attempt to hoodwink a millionaire heiress in Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Curtain falls but show goes on with hit musical comedy in Bedford

Theatre company ShowCo is going out in style as it presents its final production, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels.

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Josh Kemp has completed several national tours

Sax player and trumpeter to team up for jazz night in Bedford

Two of Britain’s leading jazz musicians play at the White Horse in Bedford next week.

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New network for small business owners

New network for small business owners

There’s a new way for small business owners to get together in Bedford.

Christmas Tree Festival at St Paul's Church, Bedford

Book a tree for Christmas festival in aid of church and hospitals charity

It’s time to book your spot to help decorate Bedford’s Christmas Tree Festival.

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